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Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 42, 2011

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 41 (starting October 17), 2011. 1. Delhi Govt’s Dil se Diwali on Facebook In order to keep pollution level low this Diwali, the Delhi government has decided to use social networking site Facebook to reach out to people. The environment department of the government has come up with a page on Facebook —‘Dil Se Diwali’ — asking people to say no to crackers. 2. 12th Five-Yr-Plan: CM invites suggestions The Delhi government has prepared a background paper identifying public transport, water supply and sanitation, housing, medical and public health, education and environment as the focus areas for the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-2017). 3. Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor to be completely green: Farooq A
CSE Announces Twelfth Media Fellowship on Water Bodies in India: Public Space, Private Design

CSE Announces Twelfth Media Fellowship on Water Bodies in India: Public Space, Private Design

Green Jobs
After land, our water bodies are now facing tremendous stress: industries, urban 'development', increasing population, imperfect legislation, scores of wetlands, lakes, rivers and waterways are threatened by such projects and pressures. On one hand, cities across India struggle to meet the insatiable water demands of their people; on the other, real estate and industry are eyeing wetlands and water bodies, while regulators look the other way. According to the Directory of Asian Wetlands (1989), India has 27,403 wetlands,covering an estimated area of 4.1 million hectare. A survey by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) says that they are disappearing at a rate of 2 to 3% every year. Some of the recent cases of transgression include the Nirma cememt factory in Bhavnagar, Guja...
CMS Environment is Looking for Environmental Education Officers

CMS Environment is Looking for Environmental Education Officers

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Established in 1991, CMS is an independent, not-for-profit multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to research-driven initiatives that enable policy makers to take informed decisions on development and social change to improve quality of life. CMS has established itself as an organization of repute by undertaking large-scale national studies that cut across cultural and physical boundaries. CMS Environment is looking for suitable candidates (TWO) for the full time position of Environmental Education Officer for its Delhi office. The outreach programme officer will be required to conceptualise and implement innovative educational education and outreach activities to create awareness among schools, colleges, corporates etc. The post requires an experienced, skillful and flexible ...