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2014/10/23 20:59
2014/10/23 20:59
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The initiative by a college club has identified over 40 species At a casual glance, the garden within Sri Venkateswara Engineering College (SVCE) premises in Irungattukottai, seems just that....
2014/10/23 20:59
2014/10/23 20:59
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2014/10/22 14:57
2014/10/22 14:57
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Top universities publish guide to 'forge path to sustainable future' The guide identifies the challenges and opportunities of campus sustainability in terms of energy, waste, and water consumption....
2014/10/20 15:32
2014/10/20 15:32
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Last month, Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark the international day for the preservation of the Ozone layer; with a walk to raise awareness on the need to phase-out ozone depleting...
2014/10/20 10:29
2014/10/20 10:29
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The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $265,000 grant to the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) partnership for the...
2014/10/16 23:49
2014/10/16 23:49
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government and businesses have been urged to unlock the many opportunities in the green economy sector. Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said new markets for green technologies and the...
2014/10/16 09:57
2014/10/16 09:57
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HSBC and Global Action Plan teach young people about water scarcity The Water Explorer Programme has received $4.3m funding from HSBC's Water Programme HSBC and environmental charity Global Action...
2014/10/15 05:56
2014/10/15 05:56
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SINGAPORE: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has extended its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) for three more years to 2017. This was...
2014/10/13 19:38
2014/10/13 19:38
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It's lettuce season in the Salinas Valley, a carrot-shaped lowland in the central California region that produces about 70 percent of the leafy greens sold in U.S. retail markets. On a typically foggy...
2014/10/13 15:34
2014/10/13 15:34
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Pyeongchang — For over five years, 33-year-old Maheshwar Basumatary, a member of the indigenous Bodo community, made a living by killing wild animals in the protected forests of the Manas National...
2014/10/13 15:34
2014/10/13 15:34
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Illegal trade spawns conflict, disease There is also a direct link between the illegal wildlife trade and political conflicts across the world, says a joint report by the United Nations Environment...
2014/10/09 09:32
2014/10/09 09:32
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Conspicuous consumption belongs in the ancient worlds of absolute monarchy and personal greed. Sustainability for all of us simply means care with expenditure of energy and resources — if, that is, we...
2014/10/09 08:29
2014/10/09 08:29
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Authorities say they have made progress in the fight against environmental crimes in the 2013/2014 financial year. This is according to the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report...
2014/10/09 04:59
2014/10/09 04:59
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Students, their parents and faculty members of Noyes Matriculation Higher Secondary School in the city have joined hands to work towards ensuring “zero wastage of food.” In a programme organised on...
2014/10/04 05:29
2014/10/04 05:29
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At a two-day intensive sensitization training workshop for the National Assembly Members Select Committee on Environment and Agriculture held recently, lawmakers of The Gambia declared an all-out war...
2014/10/03 06:12
2014/10/03 06:12
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Attention on the rising star of Brazilian politics, Marina Silva – who is campaigning to become the world’s first green president at the election on Sunday – has focused slowly on the competition...
2014/10/02 22:19
2014/10/02 22:19
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If there's one woman who we truly envy, it's Gisele Bündchen. For starters, there's her professional life. She's the top-paid model in the world, according to Forbes, the face of numerous campaigns...
2014/10/02 14:29
2014/10/02 14:29
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The steady build-up of garbage in the world's oceans is a "tremendous challenge" and a growing threat to the planet's marine ecosystems with the potential for "significant socio-economic...
2014/09/30 16:29
2014/09/30 16:29
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The Securities and Exchange Commission is currently preparing a report to Congress from its review of disclosure rules for U.S. public companies as required by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups...
2014/09/29 16:17
2014/09/29 16:17
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NASA images reveal Aral Sea is shrinking before our eyes Bare and barren: The rusting brown shell of a one time cargo ship lies in what was once a bay in the Aral Sea. Source: Supplied THE Aral Sea...
2014/09/28 07:23
2014/09/28 07:23
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From the Commission on Audit The Philippine Commission on Audit (COA) will host around 100 audit officials from 45 countries at the 16th assembly meeting of the International Organization of Supreme...
2014/10/23 20:59
2014/10/23 20:59
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