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Tree plantation drive begins in Delhi

Tree plantation drive begins in Delhi

01 Jul 2018 | 5:25 PM

New Delhi, July 1 (UNI) In pursuance of the decisions taken last week for planting one million trees in Delhi as a commitment to greening Delhi, a tree plantation drive along with inspection at Rajghat and Smriti Sthal was undertaken on Sunday morning.

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POGO celebrates World Environment Day, supports #BeatPlasticPollution initiative

POGO celebrates World Environment Day, supports #BeatPlasticPollution initiative

06 Jun 2018 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Jun 6 (UNI) POGO, kids’ entertainment channel, celebrated World Environment Day, to spread awareness about safeguarding our environment in association with Bhamla Foundation.

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World Environment Day Less plastic, more life

World Environment Day Less plastic, more life

04 Jun 2018 | 9:24 PM

By Priyanshu Singh New Delhi, June 4 (UNI) Can we think of a plastic-free life? In the time it takes Hardik Pandya to bowl an over in a cricket match, four garbage trucks worth of plastic get dumped into the oceans, according to an United Nations study. India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day, taking place on June 5, with 'Beat Plastic Pollution' as the theme. But the nation has a poor track record to control this menace to humanity.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 44th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', stressed on environment pollution and climate change.

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Environment Ministry forms 19 teams for cleaning of beaches, river fronts, lakes in 9 Coastal states

Environment Ministry forms 19 teams for cleaning of beaches, river fronts, lakes in 9 Coastal states

17 May 2018 | 4:41 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) In the build-up to the World Environment Day 2018, the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry has formed 19 teams to take up cleaning of beaches, river fronts and lakes in the country.

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Tourism's carbon impact three times larger than estimated

08 May 2018 | 5:46 PM

London, May 8 (UNI) A new study says global tourism accounts for 8 per cent of carbon emissions, around three times greater than previous estimates.

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Biodegradable, compostable tableware, packaging to replace plastic as popular option

Biodegradable, compostable tableware, packaging to replace plastic as popular option

06 Apr 2018 | 11:22 AM

Kolkata, Apr 06 (UNI) Today plastic waste is considered at the core of environmental pollution and climate change. The amount of trash, that continuous use of plastic, thermocol, and other non-biodegradable materials is piling up, is voluminous and is acting as a slow poison that has been introduced into our systems, be it marine, terrestrial or even our own bodies.

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