The United Nation’s network for global development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday, November 28, 2019, launched the Accelerator lab in New Delhi to scale and test new solutions to global challenge such as climate change, gender inequality etc. Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a partner of the UNDP Accelerator ..
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Friday 22nd November 2019 informed that setting up six plastic parks has been approved by the government in different parts of the country. Locations of these parks will be at the states of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam, ..
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar in a written response at the lower house of the Parliament on 22nd November informed that the demand of plastic products has increased sharply in the country due to increased use of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), which have indirectly caused a challenge of plastic waste ..
Oxford Dictionaries declared the word Climate Emergency as the word of the year 2019. Climate emergency is defined as a situation when urgent action is required to stop the negative impact of climate change and to avoid irreversible environmental damages. Oxford University Press, publisher of the Oxford English Dictionary announces an Oxford Dictionaries U.K word ..
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with Lakshadweep Environment and Forests Department has launched a campaign to raise awareness about protecting Whale shark, the largest species of fish on earth. Earlier WTI has run a similar campaign along Malabar Coast, Kerela. The campaign to save the fish species began in year 2004 and since ..