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Jal Shakti Ministry announces 12 iconic sites for transforming them into Swachh Tourist Destinations

3 days ago
The initiative aims to enhance the experience of both domestic and foreign visitors to the iconic sites by improving the sanitation and cleanliness standards at and around the sites.

Union Environment Minister inaugurates Atal Paryavaran Bhavan in Lakshadweep

Feb 23, 2021
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar stated that environmental permits have been issued for different tourism projects as a part of Niti Aayog's scheme in the three islands, while maintaining the natural beauty and security of Lakshadweep, 

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launches ‘Go Electric Campaign’ to boost electric mobility across country

Feb 19, 2021
Go Electric Campaign is the future of India which will help in promoting environmental-friendly, cost-effective, and indigenous electric products.

Hyderabad becomes only city to be recognised as 2020 Tree City of the World

Feb 19, 2021
Hyderabad has been chosen as Tree City of the World for its commitment towards maintaining and growing the urban forest.

Fossils of world’s oldest animal discovered in Bhimbetka

Feb 17, 2021
The fossils of the world’s earliest known living animal, Dickinsonia, can be recognized from the white leaf-like patches with a central vertebra and connecting veins.

India, UK restates commitment to climate action ahead of COP26 Summit

Feb 17, 2021
PM Modi and Alok Sharma, President-Designate of COP26  had met to discuss their countries, India and UK, shared commitment to the climate action leading up to the COP26 summit in Glasgow in 2021.

Dr. Ajay Mathur becomes new Director-General of International Solar Alliance

Feb 16, 2021
Dr. Mathur has replaced Mr. Upendra Tripathy who served as a Director-General since the inception of ISA in 2015.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launches India’s first CNG tractor

Feb 12, 2021
CNG tractors will help farmers in saving more than Rs. 1 lakh annually on fuel costs.

17-year-old Robert Irwin wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 for bushfire image

Feb 12, 2021
His winning photograph is an aerial shot of a raging bushfire, which he captured using his drone during the 2019/2020 Australian summer bushfires. 

India's first thunderstorm research testbed to be set up in Balasore, Odisha

Feb 11, 2021
The thunderstorm research testbed will aim to reduce fatalities and loss of property due to lightning strikes in Odisha and the eastern states.

Road to fight climate change is through climate justice: PM Modi at World Sustainable Development Summit 2021

Feb 10, 2021
The theme of the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021  is ‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’.

ONGC plans to establish India’s first geothermal energy project in Ladakh

Feb 9, 2021
Geothermal field development project in Ladakh will use the heat generated by the Earth’s core to generate clean energy.

Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: What is Glacial Outburst & How does it occur?

Feb 8, 2021
Uttarakhand Glacier Burst: A large piece of Nanda Devi glacier broke off on a chilly winter morning of February and fell into a river, triggering an avalanche and glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF).

Denmark to construct world’s first energy island in North Sea

Feb 8, 2021
The energy island will be producing and storing enough green energy for covering the electricity needs of 3 million European households.

Centre approves Srivilliputhur-Megamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu

Feb 8, 2021
The fifth Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu will be encompassing the Meghamalai and Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary.

India-Bahrain 1st Joint Working Group Meeting held in the field of Renewable Energy

Feb 5, 2021
During the meeting between India and Bahrain, both nations underscored the significance of renewable energy to meet the climate change goals.

Coal India, EESL sign MoU to reduce carbon footprint

Feb 5, 2021
The agreement will enable EESL to help CIL reduce its annual consumption of 4,600 million units (MU) of energy by at least 10-15 percent. 

Switch Delhi: Delhi government launches campaign to promote electric vehicles

Feb 4, 2021
Under the campaign, an awareness will be created about the benefits of electric vehicles as well as in what way it can contribute to making Delhi clean and pollution-free.

Reliance gets world's first 'carbon-neutral' oil from US

Feb 4, 2021
The transaction is a first step in the creation of a new market for climate-differentiated crude oil.

India sets up its first centre for wetland conservation in Chennai

Feb 4, 2021
The ‘Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management’ will assist in the regulatory framework and policy, monitoring, management planning as well as the targeted research for the conservation of the wetlands in India.

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