User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Ecosystems
Last updated: Feb 14 2019 22:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change’s next casualty may be tiny insects – and the impact will be huge 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
Forty per cent of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, finds a study.
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Government releases comprehensive publication on various initiatives taken towards combating and adapting to climate change 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a publication today in New Delhi on climate actions in India titled “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions”. This publication “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” mentions the key actions India has taken under various sectors towards combating and adapting to climate change.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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India to host 13th Conference of Parties(COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals(CMS) 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, is going to be hosted by India during 15th to 22nd February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Meet the artist who learned to dive at 49 to better understand coral reefs – and then save them 8.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Priya Thuvassery’s ‘Coral Woman’ is a portrait of Uma Mani’s fascinating journey.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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How ponds can fight climate change in your garden 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ponds are biodiversity hotspots in the landscape, disproportionately rich in species when compared to rivers, streams and lakes.
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'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change' 4.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Glaciers are melting all across the region.'
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World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park
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World Wetlands Day observed in Manipur 3.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day observed in Manipur
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NITI Aayog pitches for transition to Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy as an Economic Paradigm for New India 23.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog and Member Secretary, EAC to PM along with Shri Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador, European Union Delegation to India unveiled the “Status Paper and Way Forward on Resource Efficiency & Circular Economy” and “Four Sectoral Strategy Papers on Resource Efficiency on Steel, Aluminium, Construction & Demolition Waste, Secondary Materials Management in Electrical & Electronics Sector” in a release event hosted by NITI Aayog in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the European Union delegation to India.
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Global community should come together to eliminate terrorism, corruption and tackle climate change: VP; 20.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said that terrorism, climate change and corruption were the three main challenges the world was facing today and called upon the global community to come together to tackle them.
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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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India born, Dr. Rattan Lal honoured with 2019 Japan Prize 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 16 (NewsVoir): Central to its deep commitment to honor the most innovative and meaningful advances worldwide, The Japan Prize Foundation today announced the laureates of the 2019 Japan
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Clean-up act 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
With India determined to have 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the govt has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW of solar & 20 GW of wind energy by March 2020, leaving it with just 2 years for execution of projects In view of its commitment to its Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has pledged that by 2030, 40  per cent of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources and 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power. The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries. Renewable energy A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has ...
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A lion as a pet: Inside the untamed market for wild animals in Pakistan 3.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is no law in Pakistan to prohibit the possession of a wild imported animal, say experts.
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In the shadow of tiger conservation, poaching of leopards in India grows unchecked 30.12.2018 Scroll.in
At least 260 leopards have been killed in the last four years alone.
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India submits Sixth National Report to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India today submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) .The report was submitted online to the CBD Secretariat by the Union Environment Minister, Dr. HarshVardhan, during the inaugural session of the 13th National Meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organized by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), New Delhi.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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