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Procedures for green clearances to be simplified: Government

Procedures for green clearances to be simplified: Government

23 Jul 2014

New Delhi: Promising development without destruction of environment, the government said it would simplify procedures for green clearances while stepping up efforts to get Rs 35,000 crore, stuck in litigations, released for afforestation.

green clearances,   environmental projects,   Prakash Javadekar,   central environment projects,   environment projects clearance,   afforestation in India,   Deforestation in India ,  
<strong>Deforestation</strong> affects day, night temperature of Uttarakhand

Deforestation affects day, night temperature of Uttarakhand

10 Oct 2011

The accelerating pace of deforestation has lead to fluctuation in day and night temperature of Uttarakhand, reveals a study by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology. 

deforestation in India,   deforestation in Uttarakhand,   weather Uttarakhand,   Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology,   climate cycle Uttarakhand,   exploitation of Uttarakhand forests,  
New Google website tracks global <strong>deforestation</strong> in real-time

New Google website tracks global deforestation in real-time

24 Feb 2014

Washington: Google has launched a new website that allows users to watch and track deforestation all over the world in near real-time.

google,   google website,   global deforestation,   real time deforestation,   Global Forest Watch,   World Resources Institute,   forests,  
Bihar aims at enhancing its green cover to 20 per cent: Manjhi

Bihar aims at enhancing its green cover to 20 per cent: Manjhi

18 Sep 2014

Patna: Highlighting the adverse impact of deforestation, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said his government has set a target to increase the state's green cover to 20 per cent.

Patna,   adverse impact,   deforestation,   Bihar Chief Minister,   Jitan Ram Manjhi,   Bihar,   target,   green cover,  
Weak rules threaten UN climate plan for forests

Weak rules threaten UN climate plan for forests

16 Nov 2013

Warsaw: Investments in a UN plan to halt deforestation could suffer as UN climate talks in Warsaw have failed to agree rules to guarantee the rights of indigenous people and to protect local biodiversity, observers said.

united nations,   deforestation,   climate talks,   biodiversity,   carbon dioxide,  
Sunderbans mangrove trees losing capacity to absorb CO2: Study

Sunderbans mangrove trees losing capacity to absorb CO2: Study

04 Aug 2014

Kolkata: The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution, a study has found.

Kolkata,   mangrove forest,   Sunderbans,   carbon dioxide,   greenhouse gases,   atmosphere,  salinity of water,   rampant deforestation,   Matla River ,  
Amazon's <strong>deforestation</strong> rates lowest in 23 years

Amazon's deforestation rates lowest in 23 years

06 Dec 2011

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said on Monday, attributing the drop to its tougher stance against illegal logging.

Latest on Amazon,   Amazon forests in Brazil,   Forest Loss in Amazon,   Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon,   world's largest rain forest,  
Satellite to keep a tab on <strong>deforestation</strong> in Himachal Pradesh

Satellite to keep a tab on deforestation in Himachal Pradesh

23 Oct 2011

In a bid to check the illegal cutting down of trees and protect forest cover in the state, the Himachal Pradesh Forest and Environment Department is going to start a surveillance pilot project that will keep a tab on such illegal activities through satellite.

HP to monitor forest through satellite,   Himachal Pradesh Forest and Environment Department,   Himachal and Gujarat governments,   geo-stationary satellite,   Aryabhatt Geo-Stationary Satellite,  
Lights to be switched off globally to observe Earth Hour

Lights to be switched off globally to observe Earth Hour

29 Mar 2014

London: Lights will be switched off in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30 pm on Saturday for an hour to mark WWF's annual Earth Hour. Millions of people around the globe will participate in the celebration of the eighth edition of the Earth Hour to show their support for environmental issues ranging from deforestation to energy efficiency, a daily reported.

Lights to be switched off globally,   observing Earth Hour,   Earth Hour,   energy saving agenda,   deforestation ,  
High Court bans cutting of Mango trees in UP

High Court bans cutting of Mango trees in UP

04 Jan 2014

Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court (HC) has banned cutting of green mango trees in the state.

Allahabad High Court,   mango trees,   Fruit belt area,   environmental damage,   deforestation,  

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