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  • 23-May-2017
  • World's smallest island nation Nauru ratified Solar alliance

    Nauru ,world's smallest nation  ratified International Solar Alliance ,a brainchild of PM Narendra Modi.It is a small nation with a population of just 10,200 and become the 6th country to ratify it.

  • 22-May-2017
  • World Biodiversity Day Observed

    World Biodiversity Day is observed on May 22 every year taking guidelines to protect our rich biodiversity.The theme for this year's biodiversity is Biodiversity and Sustainable tourism .The UN also has declared 2011-20 as the decade on Bio-diversity to promote the conservation of the required.

     

  • Madhya Pradesh bans sand mining of River Narmada

    Madhya Pradesh has banned sand mining of River Narmada untill a committe can arrive at a recommendation of how much sand can be mined .The committee headed by Rajendra Sukla will decide on the issue .The government has also put a complete ban on sand mining from the remaining rivers of the state.

  • 19-May-2017
  • NGT bans Waste dumping and Open Defecation in Yamuna plains

    National Green Tribunal banned dumping of waste and open defecation in the Yamuna plains and also warned a fine of Rs 5000 who violated the diktat.A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar constituted a commitee headed by Delhi Jal Board to overlook the cleaning of the river.The directions were given while NGT was hearing a plea on implementation of Phase 1-Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project-2017.

     

  • 28-Apr-2017
  • El Salvador becomes the first country to ban mining of metals for environmental protection

    El Salvador became the first country in the world to ban the mining of metals in what campaigners called a landmark move for environmental protection.

  • 11-Apr-2017
  • North India to get DNA bank for wildlife

    North India is all set to get its first Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) bank for wildlife in Bareilly.

  • 31-Mar-2017
  • Kanha tiger reserve becomes first in India get official mascot

    Kanha in Madhya Pradesh became first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot named Bhoorsingh the Barasingha, to create a better connect with its visitors, especially the younger generation.

  • 30-Mar-2017
  • World Environmental Education Congress 2017

    The 9th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) will be held in Vancouver, Canada between September 9-15 2017. The theme will be 'Weaving new connections'.

  • 23-Mar-2017
  • Night parrot sighting confirmed in Western Australia for first time in 100 years

    It is the first verified sighting of the bird in WA for almost 100 years and follows a history of unverified sightings, disbelieved reports and futile ecological surveys that rivals the hunt for the (presumably still) extinct Thylacine in Tasmania.

  • 15-Mar-2017
  • World's first fluorescent frog discovered in South America

    World's first fluorescent frog that glows bright green is found in Argentina. The world's first fluorescent frog, which glows bright green under UV light, has been found in Argentina. Researchers stumbled upon the bizarre creature by accident while studying the skin pigments of polka-dot tree frogs in the Amazon.

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