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Vedanta’s zinc smelter plant in south Gujarat faces backlash by Adivasi community

The tribal community residing in Gujarat’s Tapi district had organized a bicycle in October to spread awareness among people about the harmful repercussions of a zinc smelter to be established in Doswada village. Back in October, Vedanta Group’s Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat government to set up the smelting plant, supposedly HZL’s largest. It is claimed to have a capacity of producing 300 kilo tonnes of zinc ingots a year. The ingots are used for galvanising steel for its protection from corrosion and for producing alloys.

Promotion of organic farming and Afforestation under the Namami Gange Mission

The central government’s National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is starting to gain some traction as significant efforts to preserve Ganga from contamination in Uttarakhand are announced by the government.

Poor US-China Relations Could Undermine Co-operation on Climate Change: China

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has warned the USA about the negative effects of deteriorating US-China relations on their cooperation on climate change.

'Crockery bank'- a women-led initiative to conserve environment

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report of 2018-19 stated that 3.3 million metric tonnes of plastic waste was produced in India in 2018-19 and has only increased since then. Sameera Satija (48), a Gurugram-based woman, named Sameera Satija (48), has come up with a solution to curb the problem. She shared that despite the noble intent behind bhandaras (community feasts) in the city, plastic utensil waste adds to the avoidable environmental pollution. She added that Styrofoam and plastic tableware choke water bodies and drains and has also witnessed animals choking on discarded tableware while searching for food.

Egypt boosts climate change campaigns ahead of COP27

In an attempt to boost the preparations for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Egypt has recently launched a series of climate change campaigns and initiatives. The campaigns are aimed to create awareness about several aspects of climate change and to evoke a sense of responsibility among the citizens.

Delhi’s major tree species are under threat due to climate change, a new study reveals

A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that the existence of all tree species in Delhi is under threat due to climate change. The study has highlighted that the future of nearly half of the world's city-dwelling tree species is at risk due to rising temperatures and changes in rainfall.

NGT imposes ₹100 crores fine on Haryana govt for damaging environment

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore on the Haryana government for the damage caused to the environment. Orders have been issued to Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal to deposit this amount in Haryana Pollution Control Board within a month.

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation launches tree plantation drive in the city under ‘Mission Million Trees’

On the 17th of September 2022, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) launched a tree plantation drive near Pirana Dumpsite under Mission Million Trees with the commitment of Green Ahmedabad.

ENGIE Plantation Drive For Clean Energy Goal

In honor of National Energy Conservation Day, ENGIE, a pioneer in low-carbon energy solutions, organized a plantation campaign throughout all of its operational sites in India.

ENGIE Plantation Drive For Clean Energy Goal

In honor of National Energy Conservation Day, ENGIE, a pioneer in low-carbon energy solutions, organized a plantation campaign throughout all of its operational sites in India. In the three crucial fields of gas infrastructure, low-carbon power generation, and energy services, ENGIE is a major participant in the energy world, focused on renewable energy and low carbon distributed energy infrastructures.

In Lieu Of Your E-Waste, Plant A Tree

Lions Clubs India presents a game-changing option to sustainably recycle your device and protect the environment through the e-waste campaign

Rising concerns over mega palm oil plantation drive in Nagaland

The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has raised concerns about the environmental impact of the recent launch of a mega palm oil plantation drive in Nagaland. The NSF has raised concerns about the following potential impacts of the palm oil plantation drive:

Simple & easy ways to make your house eco-friendly

Making your household more eco-friendly doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. There are many simple things you can do to make a difference and the benefits are well worth it.. There are many small changes that you can make that can have a big impact.

Assam Fights Climate Change with Ambitious Afforestation Drive

In a commendable effort to combat climate change, the Assam government has embarked on a large-scale afforestation project. The initiative aims to increase forest cover by planting trees across a staggering 163 square kilometers of land. This ambitious undertaking is a crucial step towards mitigating the adverse effects of climate change and ensuring a greener future for the state.

Is Planting Trees a Crucial Piece in Climate Fight?

While planting trees has long been championed as a solution to climate change, a recent study throws a new light on its effectiveness. The research, published in Science, highlights the complexities of tree planting as a mitigation strategy.

How will Wine-Growing Regions be Affected if Global Warming Hits 2 Degrees Celsius?

Climate change has an impact on wine-growing regions around the world, with warmth and extreme drought affecting yields, grape composition, and wine quality.

Indore Aims for World Record with the plantation of 51 lakhs saplings in 3 hrs

Indore, renowned for its environmental initiatives, is on the verge of setting a world record by planting 5.1 million trees within just three hours. This ambitious drive, led by Cabinet Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, underscores the city’s commitment to combating climate change and enhancing green cover.