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DW
Can we save our lakes from global warming? |scientists to consider how to make lakes more resilient to climate change. Fic
DW / Posted an hour ago
scientists to consider how to make lakes more resilient to climate change. Ficker monitors lakes for the Austrian environment ministry. As he takes readings at different depths, he describes the changes. In spring, the ice has been melting... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
NGT directs Karnataka to submit action plan on Bengaluru’s Bellandur lakeBellandur lake, asking them why they should not be prosecuted for negligence.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
Bellandur lake, asking them why they should not be prosecuted for negligence. It had earlier issued notice to the Union Environment Ministry, the Karnataka government, Lake Authority of Bangalore, state pollution control board and Central... Read more
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dna
Yamuna cleaning: NGT slaps Rs 50,000 fine on Centre and Delhi govt for not submitting status reportThe National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the Environ
dna / Posted an hour ago
The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the Environment Ministry (MoEF) and the Delhi government for not submitting a status report on rejuvenation and restoration of the Yamuna river. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rulesshould not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media r
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
should not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media reported as a rebuke to the Forestry and Environment Ministry. Nurbaya, the forestry minister, did not respond to phone calls or questions sent by WhatsApp. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manufacturers and Traders Stare at Losses, Jobs Put at RiskEldoret retail market, supplies most of the plastic bags to supermarkets, retai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Eldoret retail market, supplies most of the plastic bags to supermarkets, retail shops and traders of tree seedlings. The Environment ministry has announced a fine of Sh50,000 for anyone found with plastic shopping bags after August... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rulesshould not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media r
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
should not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media reported as a rebuke to the Forestry and Environment Ministry. Nurbaya, the forestry minister, did not respond to phone calls or questions sent by WhatsApp. In... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rulesshould not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media r
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
should not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media reported as a rebuke to the Forestry and Environment Ministry. Nurbaya, the forestry minister, did not respond to phone calls or questions sent by WhatsApp. In... Read more
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FOX Business
Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rulesshould not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media r
FOX Business / Posted 6 hours ago
should not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media reported as a rebuke to the Forestry and Environment Ministry. Nurbaya, the forestry minister, did not respond to phone calls or questions sent by WhatsApp. In... Read more
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FOX Business
Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rulesshould not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media r
FOX Business / Posted 6 hours ago
should not issue new regulations that scare away investors, which local media reported as a rebuke to the Forestry and Environment Ministry. Nurbaya, the forestry minister, did not respond to phone calls or questions sent by WhatsApp. In... Read more
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Timmins Times
CN appeals order to pay government expensesrestoration work. Both reports carried several pages outlining the description
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
restoration work. Both reports carried several pages outlining the descriptions of the work carried out by members of the environment ministry, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stricter Measures Await Wildlife Criminalsrequires striking a balance between conservation priorities and people living w
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
requires striking a balance between conservation priorities and people living with wildlife, he added. Shifeta says the environment ministry will put in place stricter measures to protect wildlife and minimise illegal hunting. He says the... Read more
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Gulf News
Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africathe only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino.“We lost the case. We have to
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
the only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino.“We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued,” said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni.The auction is due to start at 10.00 GMT (2pm UAE time) on Monday.Hume has... Read more
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asianage
After court's ruling, South Africa to start auctioning rhino horn onlineonly way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to ha
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued," said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni. The auction is due to start at 1000 GMT Monday. Hume has stockpiled six... Read more
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asianage
Bhogapuram international airport in Andhra Pradesh gets green clearanceof Rs 144.93 crore. These two proposals were first vetted by an expert panel a
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
of Rs 144.93 crore. These two proposals were first vetted by an expert panel and based on their recommendations the Union Environment Ministry has given the final environment clearance (EC). A separate EC letter has been issued to the Airport... Read more
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The Economic Times
Green nod to Rs 2K crore Bhogapuram international airport project in Andhra Pradeshof Rs 144.93 crore. These two proposals were first vetted by an expert panel a
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
of Rs 144.93 crore. These two proposals were first vetted by an expert panel and based on their recommendations the Union Environment Ministry has given the final environment clearance (EC). A separate EC letter has been issued to the Airport... Read more
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The Hindu
Goa’s Ganpati festival: ecological concerns lingerthat pollution of water bodies after the Ganesh festival was on the rise, but i
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that pollution of water bodies after the Ganesh festival was on the rise, but insists that the prime mover was his Environment ministry. Krishna Karapurkar, Deputy Manager, Marketing, of Goa Handicrafts, Rural and Small Scale Industries... Read more
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Aljazeera
Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africaonly way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to ha
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued," said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni. The auction is due to start at 10:00 GMT Monday. Hume regularly cuts his... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
Abbotsford News / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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BC Local News
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that's not all. "If your fire escapes a
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that's not all. "If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire," warns the B.C. environment ministry, "you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison." Watch... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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Mission City Record
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
Mission City Record / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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Hope Standard
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
Hope Standard / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Harrison Lake wildfire grows to 30 hectaresexists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes a
Maple Ridge News / Posted 2 days ago
exists, bringing fines of $1,150. But that’s not all. “If your fire escapes and results in a wildfire,” warns the B.C. environment ministry, “you may be fined anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million and be sentenced to one year in prison.” Watch... Read more
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dna
Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africaonly way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to ha
dna / Posted 2 days ago
only way to stop poachers slaughtering rhino. "We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued," said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni. The auction is due to start at 1000 GMT today. Hume has stockpiled six... Read more
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Daily Mail
World's biggest rhino farmer allowed to auction off hornsJohn Hume's farm in South Africa (file picture) 'We lost the case. We have to
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
John Hume's farm in South Africa (file picture) 'We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued,' said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni. Mr Hume's lawyer Izak due Toit said they expected to collect the permit... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa gives go-ahead to rhino horn auctionrhino trade was lifted three months ago. "We lost the case. We have to hand ov
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
rhino trade was lifted three months ago. "We lost the case. We have to hand over the permit that was issued," said environment ministry spokesman Moses Rannditsheni. Hume's lawyer Izak due Toit said they expected to collect the permit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plastics Ban Date Closes in as Kenyans Speak of 'Super' Rwandawill get a description of Utopia. With just over a week to the August 28 enfor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
will get a description of Utopia. With just over a week to the August 28 enforcement date of a polythene bags ban by the Environment ministry, the Sunday Nation spoke to three Kenyans who have visited Rwanda recently. Some of the terms they used... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amended wildlife Act to be formulated soon, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan saysMinister Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday. Considering the increased incident
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday. Considering the increased incidents of poaching and hunting the the Forest and Environment Ministry would incorporate amendments to the Act to prevent such crimes, he told reporters here. The forest... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt planning to set up eco-park under PPP model for handling e-wastewould be made to explore the possibility to set up eco-park under PPP by provid
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
would be made to explore the possibility to set up eco-park under PPP by providing infrastructure, training tools etc," the environment ministry has said. It said such eco-park could provide a system for channelisation of e-waste for... Read more
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asianage
Honda Cars gets environment clearance for Rs 1,577-crore expansion planproducts. The company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last mo
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
products. The company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last month and based on its recommendations, the environment ministry gave the go-ahead to the expansion project. The environment clearance has been given subject to the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Honda Cars gets green nod for Rs 1,577-cr expansion projectproducts. The company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last mo
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
products. The company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last month and based on its recommendations, the environment ministry gave the go-ahead to the expansion project. The environment clearance has been given subject to the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bellandur lake: NGT summons top Karnataka officers over toxic foamof Rs five lakh on anyone found dumping waste in and around the lake. It had e
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
of Rs five lakh on anyone found dumping waste in and around the lake. It had earlier issued notice to the Union Environment Ministry, the Karnataka government, Lake Authority of Bangalore, state pollution control board and Central... Read more
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Business Standard India
Honda Cars gets environmental clearance for Rs 1,577 cr expansion projectThe company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last month and bas
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The company's proposal was first examined by an expert panel last month and based on its recommendations, the environment ministry gave the go-ahead to the expansion project. The environment clearance has been given subject to the compliance of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bengaluru froth on streets: NGT summons top Karnataka officialsBellandur lake, asking them why they should not be prosecuted for negligence.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
Bellandur lake, asking them why they should not be prosecuted for negligence. It had earlier issued notice to the Union Environment Ministry, the Karnataka government, Lake Authority of Bangalore, state pollution control board and Central... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
"What's 'smog' in Kazakh?" China language mix snags environment inspectorsskills can be just as limited. Seeking to address this and give everyone equal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
skills can be just as limited. Seeking to address this and give everyone equal access to complain about pollution, the Environment Ministry is employing not only ethnic minority language speakers but also those who can communicate in Chinese... Read more
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BBC News
Bialowieza Forest: Poland sued over ancient woods loggingit can impose hefty fines on Warsaw. However, this case only refers to a singl
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
it can impose hefty fines on Warsaw. However, this case only refers to a single area in the forest, and Poland's environment ministry could decide to increase logging in two other forest districts. Poland's PiS government has refused to... Read more
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dna
JNU students should feel indebted to people of this country: Prakash Javadekarcompetition. Q: It was said that you were shifted to HRD to deliver PM’s manda
dna / Posted 6 days ago
competition. Q: It was said that you were shifted to HRD to deliver PM’s mandate because you delivered PM’s mandate in environment ministry. So, what was the challenge when you set in the office of HRD ministry? Prakash Javadekar: Education is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Draft emission norms for diesel vehicles to be finalised in 2 weeks: CPCBa report on emission standards for diesel locomotive within six weeks. However
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
a report on emission standards for diesel locomotive within six weeks. However, when the matter came up for hearing, the Environment Ministry sought more time, saying "the standards are yet to be fixed and one year's time is required for... Read more
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dna
Draft emission norms for diesel locomotives in 2 weeks: CPCBa report on emission standards for diesel locomotive within six weeks. However
dna / Posted 6 days ago
a report on emission standards for diesel locomotive within six weeks. However, when the matter came up for hearing, the Environment Ministry sought more time, saying "the standards are yet to be fixed and one year's time is required for... Read more
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asianage
Maharashtra to carve out silence zones nowin the state. Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni submitted affidavit of Arch
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
in the state. Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni submitted affidavit of Archana Shirke, an under secretary of the state environment ministry before the court and also informed it about the centre’s official gazette. The affidavit stated, “On... Read more
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The Tyee
Can Horgan Fix BC’s Broken Environmental Protection System?quarry sparked protests from residents who feared permanent damage to the lake
The Tyee / Posted 7 days ago
quarry sparked protests from residents who feared permanent damage to the lake and nearby watersheds. Yet the provincial Environment Ministry gave its approval. When residents challenged the decision, the Environmental Appeal Board upheld... Read more
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dna
Passing on regulatory burdens to people is recipe for disasterthat it is fundamentally problematic if this framework of voluntary environment
dna / Posted 7 days ago
that it is fundamentally problematic if this framework of voluntary environmentalism is also extended to industry. The Environment Ministry has undertaken environment law reforms to “throw the responsibility primarily on the project proponent”.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Environment ministry panel rejects UP’s ‘religious smart city’ plan: It’ll kill GangaAn environment ministry panel has rejected the Uttar Pradesh government’s propo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
An environment ministry panel has rejected the Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal to develop the country’s first “religious hi-tech smart city” in Garh Mukteshwar, saying the project would “kill the cleanest part” of the Ganga and further endanger... Read more
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The Star
MACC to prevent export of bauxitein Pahang for 18 months, once the notices are issued,” he said. Azam said he h
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
in Pahang for 18 months, once the notices are issued,” he said. Azam said he had appealed to the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry (NRE) to cancel all Approved Permits (AP) issued to bauxite mining operators and to stop issuing new... Read more
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asianage
25,000-km highway project being fast-trackedInvestment Board. The board is chaired by the finance ministry expenditure secr
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
Investment Board. The board is chaired by the finance ministry expenditure secretary and includes the secretary of the environment ministry and Niti Aayog representatives, among others. Once the PIB’s approval was received, a Cabinet note was... Read more
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The Economic Times
Divi's Lab gets green nod for Rs 100-cr modernisation projectfor achieving export targets. The proposal was first vetted by an expert panel
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
for achieving export targets. The proposal was first vetted by an expert panel and based on its recommendations, the Union Environment Ministry last week gave the final environment clearance (EC) to Divi's Laboratories for the modernisation... Read more
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The Star
MACC to hold bauxite stockpile for 18 monthson government and private land in the state would be seized. He said MACC had
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
on government and private land in the state would be seized. He said MACC had also proposed to the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to carry out a review on the issuance of Approval Permits (AP) to bauxite mine operators and to revoke... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
New wildlife plan to make people part of checking man-animal conflictThe environment ministry approved last week the National Wildlife Action Plan (
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
The environment ministry approved last week the National Wildlife Action Plan (2017-2031) that shifts focus from management of protected areas to that of the entire landscape. For the first time, the plan calls to make people an intrinsic part of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Staying afloatin charge of water resources should be under the Department of Water Resources,
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
in charge of water resources should be under the Department of Water Resources, which is under the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry, not the Prime Minister's Office. The national committee on water resources last week agreed a... Read more
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