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The Aero-News Network
Botswana Department Of Wildlife And National Parks Takes Delivery Of KodiakAircraft Will Be Key Asset In Anti-Poaching Efforts The Ministry of Environmen
Botswana Department Of Wildlife And National Parks Takes Delivery Of Kodiak
The Aero-News Network / Posted an hour ago
Aircraft Will Be Key Asset In Anti-Poaching Efforts The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism in Botswana has taken delivery of a new Quest Kodiak airplane during an official ceremony held recently in Gaborone, Botswana. The aircraft will be... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to ratify Paris Agreement: The landmark climate change deal's journey under Modi govtenergy mix, under the agreement, such a linkage was questionable and perhaps ex
India to ratify Paris Agreement: The landmark climate change deal's journey under Modi govt
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
energy mix, under the agreement, such a linkage was questionable and perhaps exaggerated. Movement in August The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change set up five inter-ministerial groups, which would outline the changes in... Read more
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The Economic Times
PMO gives hard push to restore ailing ayurvedic sectorstandards and take quality and hygiene to the highest levels by pursuing a harm
PMO gives hard push to restore ailing ayurvedic sector
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
standards and take quality and hygiene to the highest levels by pursuing a harmonised system." Amonth ago, the ministry of environment & forests called a meeting with representatives from the industry to hear the challenges faced by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Importance of Efficient Utilization of Landits suitability for agriculture, mining, urban development and for forest is vi
The Importance of Efficient Utilization of Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
its suitability for agriculture, mining, urban development and for forest is vital. Dr. Yitebitu Mogose is working for the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change as a program coordinator. According to him, the nation prepared some legal... Read more
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Timmins Times
It's not oil, but heat that killed fish: CNWe have had no indications from any of the fish sampling that has taken place,
It's not oil, but heat that killed fish: CN
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
We have had no indications from any of the fish sampling that has taken place, both from CN or from the regulators (ministry of environment) that any of the fish death is attributed to the derailment site,” Stadnyk answered. CN said it... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Heat not oil spill killed fish near Gogama: CNWe have had no indications from any of the fish sampling that has taken place,
Heat not oil spill killed fish near Gogama: CN
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
We have had no indications from any of the fish sampling that has taken place, both from CN or from the regulators (ministry of environment) that any of the fish death is attributed to the derailment site,” Stadnyk answered. CN said it... Read more
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CTV News
Ont. considers new rules to put community needs ahead of water-bottling industryhave to look very closely at what those companies are paying, what they're allo
Ont. considers new rules to put community needs ahead of water-bottling industry
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
have to look very closely at what those companies are paying, what they're allowed to take, and that's exactly the work the ministry of environment and climate change is doing right now." Meanwhile, Nestle is allowed to keep taking up to 3.6... Read more
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CTV News
Ontario considers new rules to put communities before bottled water firmshave to look very closely at what those companies are paying, what they're allo
Ontario considers new rules to put communities before bottled water firms
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
have to look very closely at what those companies are paying, what they're allowed to take, and that's exactly the work the ministry of environment and climate change is doing right now." Meanwhile, Nestle is allowed to keep taking up to 3.6... Read more
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The Hindu
National waterways project threatens Gangetic dolphins: Conservationiststo the Union Environment Ministry on this matter. To tackle the threat to dolph
National waterways project threatens Gangetic dolphins: Conservationists
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
to the Union Environment Ministry on this matter. To tackle the threat to dolphins and three other species , the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest Conservation launched in 2016 the Endangered Species Recovery Plans for four species of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM Modi ropes in Nitish Kumar for Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s centenary eventsDiwas’ by the government. The BJP has announced a slew of projects — from rena
PM Modi ropes in Nitish Kumar for Deen Dayal Upadhyaya’s centenary events
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Diwas’ by the government. The BJP has announced a slew of projects — from renaming Parayawaran Bhavan (that houses the ministry of environment) to Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan and announcing Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, a scheme... Read more
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BC Local News
New appliance regulations do not address current air quality problembut do little to address the current problem of high levels of particulate matt
New appliance regulations do not address current air quality problem
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
but do little to address the current problem of high levels of particulate matter due to residential wood burning. The Ministry of Environment announced the changes on Wednesday, which will affect purchasers of new wood-burning... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
New appliance regulations do not address current air quality problembut do little to address the current problem of high levels of particulate matt
New appliance regulations do not address current air quality problem
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
but do little to address the current problem of high levels of particulate matter due to residential wood burning. The Ministry of Environment announced the changes on Wednesday, which will affect purchasers of new wood-burning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Flood Kills 29, 34 States Declared High-Risk Areasand property destroyed," he said. The state Commissioner for Water Resources,
Flood Kills 29, 34 States Declared High-Risk Areas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and property destroyed," he said. The state Commissioner for Water Resources, Salami Ozigi, and his counterpart in the Ministry of Environment, expressed appreciation to the agency for making the state its first point of call, admitting, "as we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Noticeable Increase in Awareness of Wildlife Crimesfour N$250,000 rewards offered by Namibia Breweries to support the work of an a
Noticeable Increase in Awareness of Wildlife Crimes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
four N$250,000 rewards offered by Namibia Breweries to support the work of an anti-poaching unit, has been claimed, but the Ministry of Environment and Tourism is investigating several cases. These early steps in the successful prosecution of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Accommodation Records the Best August in a Decadesuccess of the domestic tourism marketing campaign the industry has conducted w
Tourism Accommodation Records the Best August in a Decade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
success of the domestic tourism marketing campaign the industry has conducted with the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism over the past few years, as well as the effective marketing by NTB Frankfurt in Europe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safe Workplace As Catalyst for Productivityin collaboration with the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enfo
Safe Workplace As Catalyst for Productivity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in collaboration with the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and the Oyo State Ministry of Environment, chose the occasion to reward and recognize companies that have committed effort and resources... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
PM, Bhaiyyaji to release writings of RSS ideologue Deendayal Upadhyayborn in a village near Farah in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It includes
PM, Bhaiyyaji to release writings of RSS ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
born in a village near Farah in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. It includes renaming Paryavaran Bhawan (that houses the ministry of environment) as Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan and launching the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, a... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Tribunal hearing dates setfrom the gravel pit. The tribunal also will allow an appeal of an environmenta
Tribunal hearing dates set
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
from the gravel pit. The tribunal also will allow an appeal of an environmental compliance approval, or ECA, that the Ministry of Environment granted CRH around the time of the water-taking permit. A group called Concerned Citizens of Brant... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
B.C. taking action to improve air qualityindustry, local government and public health agencies through the intentions pa
B.C. taking action to improve air quality
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
industry, local government and public health agencies through the intentions paper process and focused engagement sessions. For more information, please visit: www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/codes/solid-fuel/. - Submitted by the Ministry of En... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Float Plane Crash on Fairbanks LakeRecovery Unit will be assisting with the investigation and search. The Greater
Float Plane Crash on Fairbanks Lake
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
Recovery Unit will be assisting with the investigation and search. The Greater Sudbury Police Service assisting the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has conducted visual observations of Fairbanks Lake to determine if it has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foot and Mouth Disease - European Union Donates 300 000 Vaccines to MauritiusThe Committee comprises representatives of the Ministry, Food and Agricultural
Foot and Mouth Disease - European Union Donates 300 000 Vaccines to Mauritius
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Committee comprises representatives of the Ministry, Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute, the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management, the Ministry of Local Government, the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Green axe on city growthstated: "Patna master plan has not yet been approved and that approved master p
Green axe on city growth
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
stated: "Patna master plan has not yet been approved and that approved master plan is mandatory requirement under the ministry of environment and forests notification referred to earlier in respect to constructions with built-up area of 20,000... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Close call at Fairy Creek Bridge in Fernie3 bridge. No damage was reported on either structure. However, some concrete ba
Close call at Fairy Creek Bridge in Fernie
Fernie Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
3 bridge. No damage was reported on either structure. However, some concrete barriers were damaged in the accident. “The Ministry of Environment was contacted due to the tractor trailer landing in a creek and Commercial Vehicle Safety and... Read more
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New Kerala
Fatal bear attacks in Western Canada have left visitors on high alert - newkerala.com #121513inside the forest trails, attacks do happen and this has left Parks Canada extr
Fatal bear attacks in Western Canada have left visitors on high alert - newkerala.com #121513
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
inside the forest trails, attacks do happen and this has left Parks Canada extremely vigilant. The British Columbia Ministry of Environment is warning bikers about the attack and has temporarily closed the Forum Lake trail until further... Read more
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The Hindu
National wastewater reuse policy soughtsame time, irrecoverably depletes groundwater resources,’’ the report’s authors
National wastewater reuse policy sought
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
same time, irrecoverably depletes groundwater resources,’’ the report’s authors wrote. The PwC study suggested that the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Water Resources should work together to define quality norms for different grades of... Read more
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dna
SHOCKING! Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth asked to resign from AWBIa member of AWBI recently, besides being appointed as its Ambassador to the fil
SHOCKING! Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth asked to resign from AWBI
dna / Posted 5 days ago
a member of AWBI recently, besides being appointed as its Ambassador to the film fraternity. Chennai-headquartered Animal Welfare of Board of India is a statutory advisory body on Animal Welfare Laws under the Ministry of Environment and F... Read more
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New Kerala
Government intervention in waste water reuse critical: PwC report - newkerala.com #121399out the legislative, regulatory and financial measures needed to achieve those
Government intervention in waste water reuse critical: PwC report - newkerala.com #121399
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
out the legislative, regulatory and financial measures needed to achieve those targets." Banerjee emphasised that the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Water Resources should together define quality norms for different grades of... Read more
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New Kerala
Most buildings, institutions named after one family in India: Naidu - newkerala.com #121370and Sanitation and the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, am
Most buildings, institutions named after one family in India: Naidu - newkerala.com #121370
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
and Sanitation and the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability, among other government offices. Earlier, the Ministry of Environment and Forests was a major occupant of the building, but it moved to a new building in June 2014. Naidu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tribunal Temporarily Halts SGR Construction Across Nairobi Parkon Monday issued the order following an appeal by activist Okiya Omtatah agains
Tribunal Temporarily Halts SGR Construction Across Nairobi Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
on Monday issued the order following an appeal by activist Okiya Omtatah against the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources which last week approved the second phase of the SGR project. The Transport... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poisoning of Vultures Threat to Tourismfellow councillors to talk to their electorates to stop such actions with immed
Poisoning of Vultures Threat to Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
fellow councillors to talk to their electorates to stop such actions with immediate effect. Mr Mbulawa also encouraged the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism and other agencies including the Directorate of Intelligence Service to shift... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tribunal Halts Nairobi-Naivasha SGR Constructionis heard and determined by the Tribunal," read the order issued Monday. The tr
Tribunal Halts Nairobi-Naivasha SGR Construction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is heard and determined by the Tribunal," read the order issued Monday. The tribunal also directed the Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment, director-general of the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema), and Kenya Railways... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environmental Expert Pays Cash for Trash in Kadunahide his joy, "Walahi, I am very happy with this company" he stressed. Speakin
Environmental Expert Pays Cash for Trash in Kaduna
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
hide his joy, "Walahi, I am very happy with this company" he stressed. Speaking on the project, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Environment and natural resources Hajiya Hauwa Umar and one of the Directors in the ministry Ahmed Salihu who... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Water treatment contract awardedthe Cumberland landfill is estimated to reach capacity by about next May. The
Water treatment contract awarded
Comox Valley Record / Posted 6 days ago
the Cumberland landfill is estimated to reach capacity by about next May. The leachate treatment system is required by the Ministry of Environment to treat all water that comes into contact with waste placed in the new landfill. Treated water will... Read more
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BC Local News
Water treatment contract awardedthe Cumberland landfill is estimated to reach capacity by about next May. The
Water treatment contract awarded
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
the Cumberland landfill is estimated to reach capacity by about next May. The leachate treatment system is required by the Ministry of Environment to treat all water that comes into contact with waste placed in the new landfill. Treated water will... Read more
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Orange County Register
Indonesian fires, haze in 2015 may have killed over 100,000which cited lack of evidence, angered the public and environmental groups. Thi
Indonesian fires, haze in 2015 may have killed over 100,000
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
which cited lack of evidence, angered the public and environmental groups. This month, a team of investigators from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry sent to investigate new man-made fires in Riau was taken captive by a mob paid to stop... Read more
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CBC.ca
'We should be paying attention to their arrival on islands,' says UVic scientist about swimming grizzly bearsbehaviour and perhaps a move to colonize new climes, at the same time B.C. is s
'We should be paying attention to their arrival on islands,' says UVic scientist about swimming grizzly bears
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
behaviour and perhaps a move to colonize new climes, at the same time B.C. is seeing declining salmon populations. B.C.'s ministry of environment has had reports of grizzly bears on Vancouver Island in the past. (Gary Gulash) "Bear populations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudhamo Lal - "MRA is expected to collect Rs 76 billion in FY 2016-17"that is- sue of rates is still being discussed by the policy makers and a Commi
Sudhamo Lal - "MRA is expected to collect Rs 76 billion in FY 2016-17"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
that is- sue of rates is still being discussed by the policy makers and a Committee has been set up at the level of the Ministry of Environment to look into the same and come up with recommendations. MRA Customs is represented on that Committee.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mauritius Marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016measures. On the same occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed betwe
Mauritius Marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
measures. On the same occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Université des Mascareignes and the Ministry of Environment, Sustainable Development, and Disaster and Beach Management to ensure a long-term and self-sustained... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Northern Sudanese Protest Against Use of Cyanide in Gold Miningabout the mass death of fish in Lake Nasser, south of Wadi Halfa, on the border
Northern Sudanese Protest Against Use of Cyanide in Gold Mining
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
about the mass death of fish in Lake Nasser, south of Wadi Halfa, on the border between Sudan and Egypt. A source from the Ministry of Environment expressed his concerns about the toxic substances "in quantities that exceed the global rate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Spill - AGIP Conniving With Soldiers to Renege On Agreement - Delta CommunityPresident-General Oleh Community Development, Chief James Obeuwou, said that re
Oil Spill - AGIP Conniving With Soldiers to Renege On Agreement - Delta Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President-General Oleh Community Development, Chief James Obeuwou, said that representatives of the company, the state Ministry of Environment, the local government and the community, had, after an assessment of the rupture, agreed that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osun Begs Govt for Release of Ecological Fundof the money, we have not been able to pay all the money, that is looking at th
Osun Begs Govt for Release of Ecological Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of the money, we have not been able to pay all the money, that is looking at the issue of flood and erosion control on the Ministry of Environment side, apart from what Ministry of works have done in terms of concreting some water ways. The state... Read more
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DW
100,000 deaths due to forest fires in Indonesia: study |in provinces and islands. An incident that occurred this year serves as a good
100,000 deaths due to forest fires in Indonesia: study |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
in provinces and islands. An incident that occurred this year serves as a good example of this problem. A team from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry on the island of Sumatra was attacked during this year's fire season by a huge mob,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Looks to UN Fund to Tackle Climate Change $80 Million Project At Advanced Stageenvironment and facilitate development of such projects," said Elisha Moyo, pri
Zim Looks to UN Fund to Tackle Climate Change $80 Million Project At Advanced Stage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
environment and facilitate development of such projects," said Elisha Moyo, principal climate change researcher in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, in a text message. The Ministry is now putting the $80 million adaptation... Read more
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dna
6th arterial road to connect city without outskirtsmangroves in between these two areas. Clearances from Maharashtra Coastal Zone
6th arterial road to connect city without outskirts
dna / Posted 7 days ago
mangroves in between these two areas. Clearances from Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) as well as Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) will be required as the proposed missing link road falls under Coastal Regulatory... Read more
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dna
Bids floated for Bhayander-Ghodbunder Road planZone, whereas, the balance segment will need the nod of Maharashtra Coastal Zon
Bids floated for Bhayander-Ghodbunder Road plan
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Zone, whereas, the balance segment will need the nod of Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) as well as Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) before the project takes off. Although the initial estimates prepared, suggests... Read more
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Breitbart
Iran ‘Ransom’: Treasury Payments Dispute Obama’s Claim ‘We Could Not Wire The Money’a claim over architectural drawings and fossils that are now housed in the Tehr
Iran ‘Ransom’: Treasury Payments Dispute Obama’s Claim ‘We Could Not Wire The Money’
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
a claim over architectural drawings and fossils that are now housed in the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and Iran’s Ministry of Environment, respectively. Then, in April 2016, the U.S. wired Iran approximately $9 million to remove 32 metric... Read more
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The Hindu
RSS outfit Swadeshi Jagaran Manch reiterates opposition to GM cropsto GM crops. Dr. Agarwal also agreed. “Evidently, there is a pressure on Genet
RSS outfit Swadeshi Jagaran Manch reiterates opposition to GM crops
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
to GM crops. Dr. Agarwal also agreed. “Evidently, there is a pressure on Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee under Ministry of Environment and Forest from these companies like Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer and it is our responsibility to demand... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government launches green plan to mitigate impact of ozone gasesprogramme to look for cost effective alternatives to the currently used refrige
Modi government launches green plan to mitigate impact of ozone gases
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
programme to look for cost effective alternatives to the currently used refrigerant gases is, therefore, essential," the ministry of environment, forest and climate change said in a statement announcing the creation of the R&D platform. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EU to license Indonesian timber in effort to reduce illegal cuttinggovernment has had to contract out auditing." Earlier this month, a palm oil c
EU to license Indonesian timber in effort to reduce illegal cutting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
government has had to contract out auditing." Earlier this month, a palm oil company held captive seven officials from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry who had visited its plantation as part of an investigation into forest fires. Mardi... Read more
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