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#ThrowBackToday: Today is Earth Day and this is how it came to be from the year 1970

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the iconic Earth Day and how it all started in the USA back in the year 1970. And this is why it is important that we observe this day dedicated to Mother Earth 

Published on 22nd April 2021
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#VirtualGandhiMarch: This UNESCO campaign is trying to make India's students kinder and more Gandhian

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March, the virtual march started on the UN International Youth Day, August 12, 2019

Published on 30th August 2019
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10 post-apocalypse films to watch now that we all know the world is ending in 2050

We've put together a list of some of the best post-apocalyptic films for you to watch, so you clean up your act and help clean up the planet

Published on 6th June 2019
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16 child petitioners including Greta Thunberg sue UN member states for lack of govt action on climate crisis

The Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a voluntary mechanism which allows children or adults on their behalf to appeal directly to the UN for help

Published on 24th September 2019
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50 per cent reduction of chemical concentration in Ganga during lockdown, reveals IIT-Kanpur study

The study findings indicated that reduction in industrial wastewater can substantially reduce heavy metal pollution in Ganga water in a short time span of a few months

Published on 8th February 2021
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605 private schools in Delhi may lose recognition over non-payment of Rs 5 lakh environmental penalty

The NGT had in 2017 directed all Delhi government and private schools as well as colleges to install rainwater harvesting systems in their premises within two months at their own cost

Published on 17th May 2019
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65 per cent industries prioritise environment sustainability alongside productivity, survey finds

Nearly half of those surveyed believe that climate change impacts their industries and business "by a lot"

Published on 17th March 2021
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70 cyclists from 17 nations to sensitise villages on the environment along their trail in Himachal Pradesh

Rally organisers also engage riders for interactions with students in schools along the race route with an aim to enlighten them about the benefits of cycling

Published on 1st October 2019
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A Plastic-Free Tamil Nadu from 2019, announces CM K Palaniswami

Chief Minister K Paliniswami announced on International Environment Day, that plastic and non-biodegradable items will be banned from 2019

Published on 5th June 2018
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A team of art collectors, environmentalists and historians have teamed up to protect an ancient fort discovered in Fort Kochi

After discovering the remains of an ancient Portuguese fort in Fort Kochi, art collector Raigon Stanley and a group of experts have teamed together to protect it

Published on 21st April 2021
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Academic, environmentalist and guiding force behind Silent Valley movement MK Prasad passes away

Prasad was a leader of the national movement against the state government's move to set up a hydro-power project in Silent Valley in Palakkad district in the 1970s

Published on 17th January 2022
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Aditya Thackeray says shutting schools, colleges in Maharashtra being deliberated upon, not an easy decision

Nineteen students were awarded gold medals for their exemplary performance in different fields this year whereas MPhil and PhDs were awarded to 240 students

Published on 28th December 2021
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Aditya Madhav is unearthing any kind of data that will help organisations do more for the environment. Here's how

Aditya Madhav's strength is research and his interest lies in History. For Madhav, the coming together of these two has brought in a sense of purpose in his life 

Published on 20th June 2019
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After acing their game with bamboo, Bamboo House India is making the most of plastic waste by making homes out of it

Hyderabad-based Bamboo House India is receiving enquiries from across the seas for not just their houses made of bamboo and plastic, but for their other innovative products as well

Published on 3rd November 2018
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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 2020

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