User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
Last updated: Apr 08 2020 11:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Namaste is the new Hello! 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
The bear hug in which the Prime Minister loves to smother Western VIPs might strike as theatrical, boastful and, above all, unhygienic, in these stricken times, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray.
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E-bicycling tours launched in the Nilgiris 8.3.2020 Hindu: News
Electric bicycling trips were launched for the first time in the Nilgiris on Saturday. Backed by the tourism department, ‘BLive’, India’s first electr
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Black carbon levels spike at Himalayan glaciers 3.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Being a pristine zone far from sources of pollution, the measurements are critical to establishing a baseline for pollution loads
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Biren sees red over uprooted, dying trees 1.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Biren sees red over uprooted, dying trees
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‘In the Field’: A podcast that takes you inside the social sector in loving detail 28.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The episodes traverse a range of vexing questions, from malnutrition to environmental justice to primary education to protest movements
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How 15 citizens are building about 8000 sq m of forests in Bengaluru 28.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Within just a year, 15 residents near Manyata tech park have built five mini forests using the Miyawaki method. These forests, expected to mature in the next five years, is a now major lung space in this traffic-choked area.
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Indian Oil invests Rs 400 cr for major fuel transition in NE 26.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Indian Oil invests Rs 400 cr for major fuel transition in NE
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21 Indian cities among world’s 30 most polluted; Delhi world’s most polluted capital city: Report 25.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
According to the World Air Quality Report 2019 compiled by IQAir Air Visual, Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in the world
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The burden of raising children on organic diets falls disproportionately on mothers 24.2.2020 Scroll.in
We need to focus more on the role of the state in ensuring food security and access to nutrition.
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City Buzz: Shaheen Bagh updates | Underwater Metro in Kolkata | Hope for Delhi pollution hotspots…and more 23.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Been busy during the week? Catch a recap of the most important news from our cities in our weekly round-up.
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‘Aquaculture land can be used for agriculture crops’ 22.2.2020 Hindu: National
MPEDA staff raise vegetables, fruits and pulses on fish ponds in Krishna district
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Display from Smithsonian Institution in Chennai’s Water Matters exhibition for students 19.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Water Matters, an ongoing exhibition in the city, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, shines light on sustainable water management
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Workplace hazards: How traffic cops are affected by pollution, stress and fatigue 19.2.2020 Citizen Matters
A 2016 study found that one in three traffic policemen in Bengaluru have reduced lung function. In addition to physical ailments, they are also vulnerable to traffic accidents and mental health issues.
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India’s 10-year conservation plan finally highlights the need to protect threatened birds 12.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country had so far only focussed on safeguarding major species like the tiger or elephant.
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India may run short of antibiotics, diabetes drugs 12.2.2020 Rediff: Business
Indian pharmaceutical companies are heavily dependent on China to source fermentation-based active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates to manufacture these medicines, but the coronavirus outbreak there has disrupted the supply.
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Despite statewide ban, Mumbai still has miles to go before it can be plastic-free 11.2.2020 Citizen Matters
In March 2018, Maharashtra imposed a blanket ban on the use of plastic in the state, particularly in Mumbai. Almost two years later, the city still finds itself grappling with plastic waste, largely due to patchy implementation by BMC and inadequate attention to processing of discarded plastic.
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Int’l Wetlands Day celebrated 6.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Wetlands Day celebrated
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Readers’ comments: If our universities become a battleground, where are we headed? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Nambol Bora Festival begins 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nambol Bora Festival begins
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In Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the lucrative fish feed industry is killing traditional fisheries 6.1.2020 Scroll.in
Fishermen are now aggressively targeting waste or juvenile catch that were once treated as bycatch.
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