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Category: Impacts :: Forest
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Dr Harsh Vardhan Mourns the Death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Environment, Forest &Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Science, Dr Harsh Vardhan has expressed grief over the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “There is nothing as devastating as the news of the demise of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who inspired millions of Indians.
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‘Collaborative actions needed to address climate change issues’ 15.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Collaborative actions needed to address climate change issues’
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What caused the rain havoc in Kerala 15.8.2018 Rediff: News
'A lot of unauthorised encroachments have taken place in our forest area.'
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“Release of compensatory afforestation fund to states will help in meeting Nation’s INDCs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 14.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Underlining that the CAF Bill was earlier passed by Lok Sabha in the year 2008, but the same could not be passed in Rajya Sabha , Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “Now, after coming to power in 2014, our Government again took up the initiative and introduced CAF Bill in 2015 and after a lot of debate in Parliament, the Bill was passed in 2016 and the CAF Act was published on August 3, 2016”.
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Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari 13.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari
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“Need to Address Root Cause Behind Man-Animal Conflict”: Suresh Prabhu 12.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasizing the need to address the root cause behind the man-animal conflict, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Mr. Suresh Prabhu pointed out that the man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for the animals, but for human beings.
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PRATIBANDHIT SAHITYA MEIN SWATANTRATA SANGRAM inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi today 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Environment Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition entitled ‘Prathibandhit Sahitya mein Swatantrata Sangram’ (Freedom Movement through Proscribed Literature) in the premises of National Archives of India, in New Delhi today.
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 “PARIVESH” – an environmental single window hub for Environment, Forest, Wildlife and CRZ clearances launched 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched PARIVESH (Pro-Active and Responsive facilitation by Interactive, Virtuous and Environmental Single-window Hub) on the occasion of World Biofuel Day, here today.
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“World Biofuel Day 2018’’ event organized 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“World Biofuel Day 2018” event was organized in New Delhi today, with the Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi addressing a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators.
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AAI-led team in Nagaland for survey on greenfield airport 9.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
AAI-led team in Nagaland for survey on greenfield airport
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Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve Becomes 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to be Included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves 8.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve has become the 11th Biosphere Reserve from India that has been included in the UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR).  The decision to include Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in WNBR was taken at the 30th Session of International Coordinating Council (ICC) of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO held at Palembang, Indonesia, from July 23-27, 2018.
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Earth heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' state, finds new study 7.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Our planet is at the risk of entering an irreversible 'hothouse' condition - where the global temperatures will rise by four to five degrees and sea levels may surge by up to 60 metres higher than today - even if targets under the Paris climate deal are met, a study warns. According to the researchers, keeping global warming to within 1.5-2 degrees Celsius may be more difficult than previously assessed. "Human emissions of greenhouse gas are not the sole determinant of temperature on Earth," said Will Steffen from the Australian National University. "Our study suggests that human-induced global warming of two degrees Celsius may trigger other Earth system processes, often called "feedbacks," that can drive further warming - even if we stop emitting greenhouse gases," said Steffen, lead author of the study published in the journal PNAS. "Avoiding this scenario requires a redirection of human actions from exploitation to stewardship of the Earth system," he said. A team of scientists showed that even if ...
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Cases pending in Supreme Court and NGT 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The number of cases related to environmental issues pending in the Supreme Court of India is around 110 and 3573 in the National Green Tribunal.   The Government has enacted the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977; the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 etc. to regulate the matters related to environmental degradation.
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Scientists should come up with path-breaking innovations: Vice President 5.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that scientific institutions to nurture talent and foster path-breaking innovations to transform the socio-economic landscape of the country.
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Violations of Environmental Regulations 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Pointing out that according to an information received from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are 441 industries that are not complying the environmental norms, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that CPCB has issued show-cause notices to 274 industries and closure directions to 140 non-complying units.
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Decrease in Greenhouse Gas Emissions 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that India's emission intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has reduced by 12% between 2005 and 2010 (as per India’s first BUR) in line with our voluntary goal of reducing emission intensity of GDP by 20-25% by 2020 over 2005 level, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the greenhouse gases (GHG) emission inventory for the country is prepared according to the requirements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
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Polluted Cities 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Stating that 14 cities of India - namely Kanpur, Faridabad, Gaya, Varanasi, Patna, Delhi, Lucknow, Agra, Gurgaon, Muzaffarpur, Srinagar, Jaipur, Patiala & Jodhpur are included in the list of 20 cities, which have recorded high levels of PM2.5, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has pointed out that these cities in WHO Report do not report pollution on all parameters.
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Native Tree Species 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr.  Mahesh Sharma has said that all the field officials of the Forest Department including Indian Forest Service Officers, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Forest Range Officers, Deputy Range Officers and Forest Guards are trained in forestry and tree Plantation.
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Environment & Skill Development Ministries Sign MoU to train one lakh RAC Service Technicians 2.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that India is being globally lauded for its green initiatives and commitment to environment and climate change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today said that Skill India is an endeavour by the Government to act as a catalyst in bringing about a change by skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling technicians to bring down the emission of harmful greenhouse gases.
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Social activists, stakeholders highlight negative aspects of development processes in Khoupum area 2.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Social activists, stakeholders highlight negative aspects of development processes in Khoupum area
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