Environment protection

Iconic 'Rainbow Warrior' to arrive in India on October 26. Here are 10 facts you must know about the ship

Iconic 'Rainbow Warrior' to arrive in India on October 26. Here are 10 facts you must know about the ship

Special arrangements have been made for the ship which will arrive on the shores of Mumbai on October 26. 

Oct 16, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Global warming, climate change result of ignoring ancestral advice: Harsh Vardhan

Global warming, climate change result of ignoring ancestral advice: Harsh Vardhan

The minister, who started a plantation drive here, said our ancestors handed over to "us a pure environment" along with some "principles of living" to protect it.

Jul 06, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
India for environment protection with or without Paris: Narendra Modi

India for environment protection with or without Paris: Narendra Modi

In an oblique disapproval of the US decision to quit the Paris climate change accord, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he was not taking sides with countries on the issue as he was focussed on protection of the environment for future generations.

Jun 03, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
Protect environment by turning CO2 into solid rocks!

Protect environment by turning CO2 into solid rocks!

Environmentalists worldwide are struggling hard to develop effective tools which can re-purpose the extracted CO2.

Jun 12, 2016, 14:46 PM IST
Now protect enviroment using 'lights'

Now protect enviroment using 'lights'

Light is an important tool of physics and basis of several scientific researches.

Apr 03, 2016, 20:30 PM IST

Sandeep Dikshit leaves Khurshid stumped on FCRA crackdown issue

A day after Greenpeace India said its registration has been cancelled, former Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit today claimed it was the party that had started the "trend" that led to action against organisations which raise "questions" and said "we can't only blame BJP" in this regard.

Nov 07, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

World Environment Day: Couple-showers or carpools? Choose your way to make a difference

They say charity begins at home.

Jun 04, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

Suresh Prabhu calls for concerted efforts to tackle climate change

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Wednesday called for concerted efforts across the world to address the issue of climate change.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

Voices for environment protection ebb in economic downturn: IIM

Voices in support of environment protection have ebbed during economic down-turn, according to a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Management here.

May 04, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Development, environment protection can go together: Javadekar

Development and environment protection can go hand-in-hand and there was no need to create a conflict between the two, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Apr 28, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

DNA: RK Pachauri denied plea to travel abroad for Global Water Summit

A Delhi court has refused to hear TERI Director General R K Pachauri's plea to travel abroad for the Global Water Summit.

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Apr 21, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

PM Modi launches nation's first air quality index

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultation

Apr 06, 2015, 12:11 PM IST
PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultations and taking states on board before bringing amendments in existing green laws.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:21 AM IST
Environmental laws being reviewed to give more teeth: Minister

Environmental laws being reviewed to give more teeth: Minister

The Centre is reviewing all environmental laws with an aim to give them more teeth and hand severe punishment in cases of encroachment and violation, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday.

Mar 28, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

Chinese man invents 'green firecracker' to fight smog

Chinese revellers may have the hard choice of deciding between protecting the environment or protecting tradition as they prepare fireworks displays for the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls Feb 19 this year. But a man from central China's Henan Province has devised a non-polluting firecracker that could allow them to do both.

Feb 07, 2015, 23:42 PM IST
SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

SAARC scientists to review climate change impact on coral reef

Several scientists from SAARC countries will come together in Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from tomorrow for a five-day workshop that aims to throw light on the impact of climate change on coral reefs and protection of the environment.

Dec 14, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

Robert F Kennedy Jr leads march in Bihar

Robert F Kennedy Jr, a Congressman and related to the family of late US president John F Kennedy, led a procession of Buddhist devotees in Bihar Wednesday to propagate awareness on environment protection.

Nov 12, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

IT will help balance environment, development: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday said that merit-based and information technology-driven initiatives would help striking a balance between environment protection and development.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:29 PM IST

Development, environment protection can go hand-in-hand: Prakash Javadekar

The global certification for Kerala's Ashtamudi estuary for sustainable fishing shows that development and environment protection can go hand-in-hand, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

Nov 07, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Synergy between environment protection and development vital: Javadekar

A synergy between the parameters of environment protection and development is "extremely vital" for balanced sustainable development, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said Saturday.

Oct 18, 2014, 18:59 PM IST