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Urbanisation, Pollution Affecting Freshwater Bodies: expert

The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country

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Indian President Inaugurates Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre In West Bengal

The purpose behind setting up of this bio-solar-wind microgrid centre is to ensure that electricity is available for ordinary people, and it is also crucial from the perspective of socio-economic development.

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Environment: Water Crisis

Poor monsoons have resulted in a water crisis with over one-third of the 91 reservoirs across the country being filled below capacity

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NITI Aayog’s 3-Year Action Plan: Summary Of Sustainability Agenda From 2017-18 To 2019-20

On 23 April, NITI Aayog, India’s apex planning agency, released its Three Year Action Agenda from 2017-18 to 2019-20. Charting “an ambitious, transformational yet achievable action agenda for the government between 2017-18 and 2019-20”, the report is divided into seven parts

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Safeguard Your Lungs: Breathe Healthy Air Indoors, This World Asthma Day!

A few precautionary measures that can go a long way to help you keep your indoor air quality healthy and protect you from upper respiratory tract infections that can lead to asthma

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The Menace Of Crop Burning In Punjab And Haryana

Despite a ban and dire warnings from the Environment Pollution Control Authority, the burning of wheat stubbles to clear the fields for paddy sowing is a rampant practice in Punjab and Haryana

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Swachh Mindsets, Beliefs And Values

There is no shame in hard work. The shame is in indulging in acts of scams, corruption, fraud or any wrongdoings

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Earth Day: A Reminder To Everyone About Conservation Of Our Planet

Rising global temperatures have been accompanied by changes in weather and climate. Many places have seen changes in rainfall, resulting in more floods, droughts, or intense rain, as well as more frequent and severe heat waves

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Climate Change: Resolving 'Energy Dilemma’ Jigsaw Holds The Key For A Sustainable Future

To address today’s energy dilemma and that in the foreseeable future, we will need pioneering IoT solutions for energy efficiency. Advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity technologies will help deliver Innovation at every level - from connected products to edge control, to applications, analytics, and services

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Changing Importance Of The Sources Of Energy

The ongoing industrialization of Asia and Africa will drive the need of energy. However, concern on environmental impact will not only reduce energy intensity of processes but more importantly, the choice of sources. Technology will also play a key role in determining the choice of sources which need to be clean as well as commercially viable. As of now, renewable sources are on a faster tract than non-renewable resources

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Is Palm Oil Consumption In India Fuelling Deforestation In Indonesia?

India is the world’s largest importer of palm oil, more than two-thirds of which comes from Indonesia. Palm oil is primarily used in products such as edible oil, haircare and beauty products

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Dealing With Air Pollution, Japanese Way

In a candid chat with BW Businessworld, Kenko Sone, Minister (Economic & Development) of Japan says that Japan looks forward to working with people and government of India to curb air pollution which is at the alarming stage

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Kiosks Providing Safe Drinking Water

More than 25 million people in India lack access to safe drinking water, leading to 1,600 daily deaths caused by diarrhea

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