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Ecosystem And Biodiversity Services Worth Almost $125 Trillion Per Year: Dr. Randall Glaholt, IUCN International Biodiversity Expert

Biodiversity is currently being lost at an unprecedented rate due to human activities that degrade or encroach on habitats, increase pollution load, and contribute to climate variability. This rapid declining of biodiversity is a huge problem for entire humanity and this can’t be averted unless relevant stakeholders come together to fight it

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‘Worldwide 25% Of Emissions Come From Transportation’

Better urban environment unequivocally warrants better planning and modal shift to public transport and new clean energy options for personal mobility

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The Triple Bottom Line of a Sustainable Society: “Planet, Profit and People”

A multidisciplinary approach towards sustainable development is imperative especially when we encompass the duty of creating a just social foundation

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An Ideal Sustainable Future

Environmental accountability means a system where everyone’s personal impact to the environment is quantified, a system where real-time data enables citizens and policy makers to induce cultural shifts in their thought and actions.

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India Becomes First Country To Contribute To UN Tax Fund

The UN Tax Trust Fund aims to support the work of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN Tax Committee).

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Driving Climate Action Towards A Future Ready India

The current GDP of USD 2.25 trillion will not be sufficient to meet India’s ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are estimated to cost USD 2.5 trillion and USD 8.9 trillion, respectively, by 2030.

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The Challenges And Dilemma Of Sustainable Development: India’s Response

The dilemma of sustainable development lies in the challenges for economic growth and development that are directly linked to the immense risk of climate change.

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The Governance Of Sustainable Development Goals In India

That India is taking its commitment seriously is visible in the fact that Niti Aayog – the National Institution for Transforming India – Chaired by the Prime Minister has been assigned the role to ‘coordinate’ the achievement of India’s sustainable development goals both in quantitative and qualitative terms.

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Here Is Everything You Want To Know About World Environment Day

India has taken significant steps on addressing the commitments made during the Paris agreement through the intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) and on the SDG indicators.

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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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Sustainability Standards Should Be Aligned With Domestic Realities: Experts

Industry experts encourage collaborative initiatives and actions by companies to achieve higher standards in sustainability

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India Ranks 110th On Sustainable Development Index

India is followed by Lesotho on 113th position, Pakistan (115), Myanmar (117), Bangladesh (118) and Afghanistan (139)

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Digital Dividends – A Global Perspective

The World Development Report 2016 titled 'Digital Dividends' assesses the interplay of digital technology (mobile phones, internet and related technologies) with development

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