For starters, there is a possibility of release of emissions like dioxins and furans from Waste to Energy Palnts which are toxic substances.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 52 (starting December 26), 2011
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 47 (starting November 21), 2011.
L-R: Delhi Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dixit, Environment Secretary, GNCT Mr. Dharmender and Director, Environment, GNCT Dr. Anil Kumar during the Ozone Day Celebrations in 2009 The Department of Environment (DoE), Govt. of NCT of Delhi will be observing the 16th of September, 2010 as the World Ozone Day with […]
With an objective of mobilizing the Delhi youth and involving them under the existing Bhagidari scheme of the Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Chief Minister Shiela Dixit recently launched YouthPortal.in. With “connect for change” as its punchline, the portal is a socio-entrepreneurial venture aiming to connect young ideas for social change through […]
Having almost always taken pride in being one of the greenest capital cities in the world, and led by a green Chief Minister as well, Delhi took the lead again in celebrating 5th June as the World Environment Day (WED) 2010…in style!
Delhi CM Smt. Shiela Dixit, Chief Secretary Rakesh Mehta and Environment Secretary Dharmendra planting a tree sapling at the ABP. Also seen are Prof. C.R. Babu and Dr. Faiyaz A. Khudsar Top Delhi Government officials came together on May 22nd to plant trees and greet the students and citizens gathered […]
Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Shiela Dixit planted saplings to create an urban forest at ITO chungi intersection on World Forestry Day 2010 Originated at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture in 1971, the World Forestry Day has been celebrated around the world for 30 years […]
If there is one bird you can remember from your childhood, it would probably be the House Sparrow.
Earth Hour is a WWF initiative where citizens around the globe show their support for action on climate change by turning off lights for one hour. This year the switch off is being observed on March 27, 2010, from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. The campaign was recently launched by […]
Elections are over and Delhi has chosen to re-elect Ms. Sheila Dikshit and her party. She is very much a Delhi born and brought up women. She is committed to her work and her passions. Her passion for bio-diversity conservation and she has ‘200 species to plants, animals, butterflies’ in […]