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1st edition’s success draws World Bank interest in Goa green summit 2024 | Goa News

Applications invited for green champion awards | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) proposes to present green champion awards to organisations, education institutions, schools, colleges, residential welfare associations, individuals, local bodies and industries that have made exemplary contributions to environment conservation and protection in any such sphere of relevant activities, including – environmental education, training, environmental awareness, protection, sustainable development, solid waste management, water conservation and water bodies protection, climate change adaptation and mitigation, emission reduction, control and

Swachh Survekshan: Indore bags cleanest city tag for 7th time; Surat emerges joint winner for 1st time | Indore News

Swachh Survekshan: Indore bags cleanest city tag for 7th time; Surat emerges joint winner for 1st time | Indore News

NEW DELHI: Indore bagged the cleanest city of India title for the 7th year in a row while Surat emerged joint winner for the top rank for the first time in the latest Swachh Suvekshan results.The Diamond City has been securing the second cleanest city rank since 2020. Among the cities with more than one lakh population, Navi Mumbai is the third on the list.As per the Swachh Suvekshan results for 2023 released by President Droupadi Murmu, Saswad in Maharashtra

Vanjangi Hill reopens after cleanup drive; Plastic banned | Visakhapatnam News

Vanjangi Hill reopens after cleanup drive; Plastic banned | Visakhapatnam News

VISAKHAPATNAM: Stacks of plastic waste and other garbage, including empty liquor bottles, were collected from the hilltop and the surrounding of the famous tourist destination Vanjangi Hill, located in Paderu mandal of Alluri Sitharama Raju (ASR) district in the past one week. The tourist spot was closed from January 2 to 9 for maintenance works anticipating a rise in visitors during the Sankranti festive season.The tourist spot was reopened to the public on Wednesday (January 10).The Vanjangi hills, situated under

16 pollution sources at Delhi hostspots tackled, 43 being monitored regularly | Delhi News

16 pollution sources at Delhi hostspots tackled, 43 being monitored regularly | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The environment department, which had mapped 65 major sources of air pollution at 13 hotspots, has found that 16 sources have been dealt with, while 43 will be continuously monitored through the winter season. Action against six pollution sources is pending.Apart from the major sources, 4,555 minor sources of pollution were also identified at the 13 hotspots.Of these, 2,251 sources have been tackled while action against 2,304 sources is in process. The 13 hotspots in the city are

NCC Cadets, Local Civic Bodies jointly launch 'Plastic Free Tawi Campaign' at Nagrota | India News

NCC Cadets, Local Civic Bodies jointly launch ‘Plastic Free Tawi Campaign’ at Nagrota | India News

JAMMU : In a remarkable display of community collaboration, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets have undertaken a significant Socially Useful and Productive initiative and launched cleaning of Tawi River Banks programme in Nagrota, with a specific emphasis on removing plastic waste materials.PRO Defence Jammu said, “Around 540 NCC Cadets and Staff of 2J&K BN NCC of Jammu Group (JK&L Dte) participated in the cleanup drive.”“The Sarpanch of Panchayat Dhok Wazira, Raman Wazir, Puran Chand, Naib Sarpanch, Lambardars Rattan Singh

Year-end parties make Salcete coast a plastic wasteland, beaches littered | Goa News

Year-end parties make Salcete coast a plastic wasteland, beaches littered | Goa News

Colva: Waves of plastic waste have littered Salcete beaches after the New Year celebrations ushered in 2024. The government’s efforts to discourage tourists from cooking on Salcete’s coastal roads seem to have worked during the December festivities last year.However, the new problem is that tourists bring in food packets and dump the containers and packaging on the beaches.After the revelries were over, plastic bags and glasses, bottles, and snack wrappers were seen scattered along the beach stretch from Benaulim to

Junagadh's snacks-for-plastic cafe helps recycle 3k kg waste in 1.5 years | Rajkot News

Junagadh’s snacks-for-plastic cafe helps recycle 3k kg waste in 1.5 years | Rajkot News

RAJKOT: Foodies in Junagadh gorged on nearly 2,000 kg of organic snacks and beverages, but the bills they paid were in plastic money, quite literally.The innovative ‘Prakrutik Plastic Cafe‘ that started June 2022 collected 3,000 kg of plastic to date for which it served aloo parathas, poha, theplas, fennel juice, lemon water, etc in the last 18 months. The cafe was mooted to create awareness about recycling by serving food in lieu of plastic waste instead of money.Locals visiting this

Birds: Conservation Action Plan for Avifauna in Delhi-NCR | Delhi News

Birds: Conservation Action Plan for Avifauna in Delhi-NCR | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Wildlife Institute of India and the Union environment ministry have jointly made a conservation action plan for avifauna in Delhi-NCR, which is home to 76 out of 107 families of birds in India but is also a region under great environmental stress. A report by the three bodies confirmed the presence of 446 species out of 1,341 found in the

Bhumi Pednekar: Be mindful of the way you generate waste | Delhi News

Bhumi Pednekar: Be mindful of the way you generate waste | Delhi News

UNDP India National Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals Bhumi Pednekar recently visited a Material Recovery Facility in Delhi to observe the recycling process of dry waste and encourage people to segregate and manage their waste responsibly.Observing the operations of the facility, Bhumi highlighted how “waste segregation is a behaviour change issue. A simple act of keeping two separate dustbins for dry and wet waste can save a lot of money and effort that goes into waste management, protecting our health