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Trump administration rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants 20.6.2019 DNA
The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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CSBC Forest Guard 2019 exam admit card to be released tomorrow; link activated at csbc.bih.nic.in 24.5.2019 Scroll.in
The preliminary written examination is scheduled to be conducted on June 16th, 2019 at 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.
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While all eyes were on elections, the government moved to overhaul environmental clearance rules 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The suggested changes will weaken environmental clearance processes, favour industry, say experts.
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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CSBC Bihar Forest Guard 2019 recruitment exam date revealed; check for details 22.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The exam is scheduled to be conducted on June 16th and the admit card for the same is expected to be released on May 25th, 2019.
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‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade 20.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Campaign launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India and UN Environment aimed at airports across India. Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko featured in the campaign. In India, illegal trade in wildlife has seen a sharp rise in recent years.
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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Federal Elections 2019: Polling begins in Australia 18.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Canberra, Australians began voting on Saturday in a contest to determine whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his coalition government can maintain their shaky grip on power or whether Bill Shorten’s Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition. Much of the campaign was focussed on budget surpluses and tax packages, but […]
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Watch: The Earth is on fire, and ‘Bill Nye The Science Guy’ is angry about it 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘I didn’t mind explaining photosynthesis to you when you were twelve, but you are adults now, and this is an actual crisis.’
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Meet Chandni Chowk MP, one of the 100 influential people in climate policy 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dr. Harsh Vardhan represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament besides being the incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry
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VP calls for a public transport-centric approach to combat growing vehicular pollution. 3.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for adopting a public transport-centric approach to decongest traffic-choked cities and combat growing vehicular pollution. He observed that our cities have been witnessing an undesirable shift from the use of public transport to private vehicles.
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought 28.4.2019 Scroll.in
In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.
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Tackling air pollution has finally made it to party manifestos – but their promises aren’t enough 26.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution does not appear to be a priority for voters in India and parties too are slow to act on it.
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Centre says International Solar Alliance will no longer be treated as a foreign source of funding 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
Ministry of Home Affairs officials said the decision was taken to increase India’s use of solar energy in meeting energy needs.
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Olympic medallist Etienne Stott arrested in London 22.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Olympic medallist Etienne Stott arrested in London
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Stop Adani Convoy off to brilliant start in Australia 17.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Hobart, Australia, The Stop Adani Convoy left sunny Hobart Wednesday morning after being sent off by a large, jubilant, crowd of supporters. The Stop Adani Convoy, led by Australian Greens’ former Senator and eminent environmentalist Bob Brown, will travel around 5000 kms up the east coast of Australia with a number of events along the way […]
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Animal welfare under Agriculture Ministry: PFA questions logic 12.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Animal welfare under Agriculture Ministry: PFA questions logic
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