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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,  
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 ,  
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,  
Pakistan Has Established Itself As 'Epicenter Of Terrorism': <strong>India</strong>

Pakistan Has Established Itself As 'Epicenter Of Terrorism': India

06 Oct 2016

United Nations: India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif once again called Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani the "valiant son of Kashmir".

India At UN,   Pakistan,   Burhan Wani,   Terrorist Burhan Wani,   Nawaz Sharif,   India Pak Tensions,  
5 Automakers Looking For A Turnaround In <strong>India</strong>

5 Automakers Looking For A Turnaround In India

31 Aug 2016

Undoubtedly India is one of the fastest-growing automobile markets in the world and manufactures in the country are trying hard to stay afloat in this highly competitive and price sensitive market. Almost every manufacturer operating in India is offering their global products and even new vehicles are being designed keeping leading markets such as India and China in mind.

Automakers,   Automobile,   Car manufacturers,   Auto market,   Latest Auto News,  
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,  
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 ,  

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