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Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

Earth Day 2016: Simple ways you can help save the planet!

On this day, millions of people led by environmental activists take part in a range of activities from tree planting to picking up litter. 

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

King Khesar and Queen Pema of Bhutan announced the birth of their first child on February 5, 2016.

Bad tree planting can harm biodiversity

Bad tree planting can harm biodiversity

Conservation initiatives with too much focus on planting trees or forestation may actually be bad for the environment, especially for undervalued ecosystems such as grasslands, savannas, and open-canopy woodlands, warns a new study.

Planting trees best homage to martyrs, says SC judge

Planting trees will be the best homage to all those who sacrificed and continue to sacrifice their lives for the sake of unity and integrity of the nation, Supreme Court judge Justice TS Thakur on Friday said.

Turkey cop gets 'tree-planting' sentence for tear-gassing

 A Turkish policeman who tear-gassed a female protester at close range in one of the most iconic moments of 2013 anti-government protests has been ordered by a court to plant 600 trees, media reported today.

Marathons, tree planting drives mark World Environment Day

Green marathons, tree plantation drives, seminars, on-the-spot painting competitions marked World Environment Day in India on Tuesday.

India ranked ninth in world tree planting

India has been ranked ninth in the tree planting roll of honour in a campaign to plant a billion trees, which was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in November 2006.