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Jacqueline Fernandez and The Body Shop Promote Ecological Corridors in India

Jacqueline Fernandez and The Body Shop Promote Ecological Corridors in India

Corporate Greening
(L-R) Jacqueline Fernandez, Brand Ambassador, The Body Shop India; Mrinal Pande, Trustee WTI; Sunil Kyarong, Joint Director WTI and Shriti Malhotra, COO, The Body Shop during the Bio-Bridge India launch. The Body Shop recently announced its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative in India. The initiative aims at promoting and setting up of ecological corridors in the biodiversity rich North-east India. Launched in the presence of Jacqueline Fernandez, the brand ambassador of The Body Shop India, the initiative has pledged to help protect the endangered Indian Elephant and Western Hoolock Gibbon by constructing an ecological corridor favouring these animals. The initiative has been named The Body Shop India Bio-Bridge project. However, it needs to be noted that t...
PM Celebrates Culture and Diversity of India at Meghalaya

PM Celebrates Culture and Diversity of India at Meghalaya

Green Lens
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Elephant Falls in Meghalaya on May 28, 2016. The Prime Minister visited the enchanting state located in North-east India and also disclosed his plans for the development of the entire region under his 'Act East Policy'. Some excerpts from his speech at a public meeting in Shilling can be found below: "Meghalaya has a distinct historical, cultural and ethnic heritage. It is blessed with natural beauty and wildlife. There is no reason for a tourist to not want to visit Meghalaya. There is a tremendous opportunity for tourism, as well as adventure tourism, in the North Eastern Region, particularly, Meghalaya. We need to develop Tourist Circuits by providing better facilities to tourists, in terms of improved road connectivity, hotels, ...
Announcing: North East Environmental Youth Movement

Announcing: North East Environmental Youth Movement

Green Alert
Environmental degradation; habitat destruction; pollution; water scarcity; biodiversity loss; depleting forest cover; dam construction and its social implications; social unrest - are few of the issues demanding immediate attention in the North Eastern (seven sisters +1) states of India. Now, with the threat of climate change looming large, the only option is to come together for sustainable development of the region, before time runs out and moshttp://delhigreens.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=2283t, if not, all is lost. The degradation of North East India’s environment and ad hoc “developmental” activities taking place in the region will impact the future generations much more severely than it is impacting the present generation. The future of the youth in the North East i

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