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Asthma Manual for Schools Launched by Environment Minister

Asthma Manual for Schools Launched by Environment Minister

Green Alert
The Central and Delhi State Governments have been carrying out an aggressive ten day long Clean Air Campaign from 1 to 10 November 2018. 52 teams for controlling air pollution were jointly flagged of by the Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain. An Asthma Manual for Schools was also launched looking at the rising incidents of this disease in school children in Delhi NCR. Air pollution aggravates around Diwali is one of the main reason why we can no longer afford to burst crackers during Diwali. Each of the 52 teams are now visiting different parts of Delhi NCR and have the local Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) as the Team Leader. Senior officials from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and representatives f...
NMNH to Organise Painting Competition on Environment Day

NMNH to Organise Painting Competition on Environment Day

Events
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) will be organising a painting competition on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June, 2016. The painting competition is open to school students and is themed on, Go Wild for Life - Zero Tolerance for the Illegal Wildlife Trade. The theme is as part of the campaign initiated by the United Nations in which Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has already expressed her solidarity. Illegal Trade in Wildlife is one of many threats to species, which include habitat loss due to land transformation for agriculture and development, human-wildlife conflict caused by animals and humans being pushed closer together as wild ranges disappear, climate change and over consumption or unsustainable use. At the heart of illegal trade is t...

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