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Environment News – Just 10% Could Change the World!

Environment News – The Hunger Strike That Went Mostly Unnoticed / What a Difference Just 10% Could Make!     Some bite-sized pieces of news from the environment this week. 14 August, 2019 News snippets A London university is banning the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate …

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India Cements unveils Coromandel Cares initiative to promote water conservation

Coromandel King from The House of India Cements, has launched a green initiative styled ‘Coromandel Cares’ to address the issues of depleting ground water, and a water crisis particularly in Bengaluru and Mysuru cities in Karnataka. India Cements has launched this Coromandel Cares online forum to act as an interactive platform for running go green …

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Guntakal Railway Station installs Ulta Chaata to Harvest Rainwater and Solar Power

South Central Railway (SCR) has taken a step ahead towards sustainability by installing ‘Ulta Chaata’ canopies for harvesting rainwater and harnessing solar power at Guntakal Railway Station in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. There are six such Ulta Chaata canopies in total installed close to the railway station. These canopies are a type of inverted …

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Environment News – You Can Be Killed For This

Environment News – “There’s No Doubt Left” | Yes, We CAN Change! |  Shooting Stars     Some bite-sized pieces of news from the environment this week. 7 August, 2019 News snippets   It’s a risky business, being an environmental defender. People wanting to protect their land, water or local wildlife often “offend” powerful people …

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Infosys Foundation Invites Applications for Aarohan Social Innovation Awards 2019

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, has announced the launch of the second edition of the Aarohan Social Innovation Awards. Following the successful response to the awards in 2018, Infosys Foundation has renewed its commitment towards accelerating innovation in the social sector. The Aarohan Social Innovation Awards 2019 seek to recognize and …

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Green Innovators invited to apply for Industrial Green Chemistry Awards 2019

Green ChemisTree Foundation is organizing the sixth Industrial Green Chemistry World Convention on 16-17 October 2019 at IIT-Bombay in Mumbai. As part of this convention, SERB-IGCW Industrial Green Chemistry Awards are being given to green innovators who have incorporated the principles of Green Chemistry in chemical designs and manufacturing practices; or have undertaken any initiative …

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Environment News – Would You Buy Used Solar Panels? Bottled Drinks Solution?

Environment News – Greta Does It Again / Berkeley Leads the Way / Used Solar Panels     Some bite-sized pieces of news from the environment this week. 31 July, 2019 News snippets I’m probably showing my age here, but I remember the days when you bought a bottle (glass, of course!) of lemonade, and …

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UN Volunteers India invites young volunteers to apply for V-Awards India

The V-Awards India program initiated by UN Volunteers India recognizes extraordinary young people, who are making the world a better place through their acts of volunteerism UN Volunteers India, a wing of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for young volunteers who work for various voluntary organizations to apply for the V-Awards India …

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Environment News – Beautiful Cargo Ships? And, What You Least Expect ….

Environment News – Is This the Future of Cargo Ships? What the Big Banks Are Doing To Us. And, It’s Not What We Expect.     Some bite-sized pieces of news from the environment this week. 24 June, 2019 News snippets Banks provided almost $ 2 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the Paris Agreement …

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States across India opt for electric buses under FAME program

Author – Nithish S State transport corporations of New Delhi, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh have planned to introduce a huge fleet of electric buses in their respective states within a few years. This new proposal has been made under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid & Electric vehicles (FAME) Program. These E-vehicles would be …

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