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Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare proposes to United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization to declare an upcoming year as “International Year of Millets” 16.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has written to the Director General, United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) and proposed the declaration of an upcoming year as “International Year of Millets”.
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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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AI's next terrority to annex: picking vegetables 9.8.2018 Sify Finance
[United States], August 9 (ANI): Artificial intelligence will soon be powering robots that will essentially replace farmers to pick vegetables. Thanks to the global warming, the increasing demand
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Artificial intelligence will soon power robots; may replace farmers to pick vegetables 9.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Artificial intelligence will soon be powering robots that will essentially replace farmers to pick vegetables. Thanks to the global warming, the increasing demand in agriculture, and the lack of ample land for farming, robotics is the solution seem by many to meet the demand of the exploding global population. An American startup, Root AI, is working towards the direction of making indoor farming the next big thing in agriculture where robots, and not humans, help produce and harvest the crop with maximum optimisation of resources. One of the first inventions coming from Root AI is a mobile robot for indoor farming facilities. Using the cameras and sensors on it, the robot is capable of picking tomatoes the right way and assess the health of the crops, conduct operations such as pruning vines, observing and controlling ripening to cultivate crops, TechCrunch reported. Root AI is expected to begin the pilot tests from 2019. Given that the US, and other parts of the world, are facing a labour shortage in ...
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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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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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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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45 degrees in April, submerged in July: Smart city Bhubaneswar needs to be climate-smart 31.7.2018 Citizen Matters
As in many other cities in India, extreme weather events such as heavy rainfall and intolerable temperatures are becoming an annual event in Bhubaneswar too. One can no longer ignore the urgent need for climate-smart urban planning.
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Illegal, hazardous GM food jeopardises India's health, activists lament govt, regulators apathy 27.7.2018 DNA: Health
"It is no longer a case of simple negligence or apathy, but adoption of an anti-citizen policy on GM foods," the Coalition for a GM-Free India has charged reacting to the findings of Centre for Science & Environment (CSE) on the presence of Genetically Modified (GM) foods in India even though this is illegal.
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6th India-UK Science & Innovation Council (SIC) Meeting held in New Delhi 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The 6th India-UK Science & Innovation Council (SIC) meeting held in New Delhi today discussed a range of issues on S&T cooperation between the two countries .Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences & Environment, Forests and Climate Change, India and Mr. Sam Gyimah, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, UK led the Indian and UK delegations respectively.
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Environmental protection is a key concern for 21st century, says President 23.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Environmental protection had become a key concern for the 21st century and forests were an integral part of the solution, President Ram Nath Kovind said here on Monday. Addressing the probationers of the Indian Forest Service (2017 batch) who called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here, Mr Kovind said that over the past […]
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Probationers of the Indian Forest Service Call on the President 23.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A group of probationers of the Indian Forest Service (2017 batch) called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, today (July 23, 2018) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Addressing the probationers, the President said that over the past few decades, the world has realised the existential threats posed by environmental degradation, depletion in forest cover, and above all global warming leading to climate change.
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Bengaluru gets Karnataka’s first climate change lab 23.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) has been designated as the state nodal agency for Climate Change in Karnataka to provide technical support in conducting research, training and capacity building in climate change programs. »
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Reconstitution of National Bamboo Mission 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched this year with the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) vide order No. CCEA/13/2018 (i) dated 26th April, 2018 under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) for implementation with the objectives inter alia:   To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material requirement of industries.
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Green Skill Development Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Under the ongoing Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, a new initiative the Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) was launched in June 2017 to skill youth in environment, forest and wildlife sectors and enabling them to be gainfully employed or self-employed.
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Human-elephant conflicts on the rise in Wokha 20.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Human-elephant conflicts on the rise in Wokha
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Airlines go green as concern for environment takes off 18.7.2018 Rediff: Business
From using bio-fuels to revamping in-flight food and drinks services, eschewing mass-produced chicken/eggs in favour of local, farm-raised options to offering eco-friendly toys for children, airlines try out inventive measures to encourage carbon-neutral practices.
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Problems mounting for tea producers 13.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Problems mounting for tea producers
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African woman tells UN that climate change is security risk 12.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
African woman tells UN that climate change is security risk
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Khuga Bn celebrates Van Mahotsav 5.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Khuga Bn celebrates Van Mahotsav
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