Every Tuesday a car-free day in Gurgaon. Delhi?
Starting 22 September, in Gurgaon it will be car-free day every Tuesday from 7 am to 7 pm. Collaborating in this initiative are Gurgaon Administration, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA), Gurgaon Traffic Police and Gurgaon Municipal Corporation. The initiative is expected to encourage people to use alternative modes of transport and...
Nearly all seabirds will have plastic inside them by 2050. Unless
By all appearances, birds – including albatrosses, penguins and gulls – can mistake brightly coloured bottle tops, cigarette lighters, toy cars, or other fragments for food. If ingested, this litter may simply stay in the gut, unable to pass through, putting the bird’s health at risk...
A new green building certification system in India
An innovation of IFC, EDGE is a certification system for new residential and commercial buildings that enable design teams and project owners to assess cost-effective ways to incorporate energy and water saving options in their buildings.
HCL’s ‘Plant for Life’ to greenify Noida
'We believe that our school-led approach will help build awareness among children towards the environment at an early stage and nurture conscientious citizens of tomorrow...'
Golden Peacock to Krishnapatnam Port for environment management
Some of the green initiatives undertaken by the port include plantation of over 20 lakh trees within the port and more than 50,000 trees in the surrounding villages, installation of solar lights in the port and solar water heaters in the employee colony, establishing gas connections for villagers so as to discourage them from cutting of mangroves, and a
More plantations by Garware-Wall Ropes
The employees planted various saplings including those of almonds, rosewood, fig and plum, and have chalked out a strategic plan to nurture these saplings. A team of employees will visit the plantations site on Sundays and ensure that they are growing well.
Environment, climate change, forests… where is Modi-led India headed?
Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar bragged about handing out 650 green clearances within seven months of the new government coming to power. Simple mathematics says that on an average the minister cleared three projects a day, which means he might not have looked at their files either...
Grundfos Foundation brings water to 100 villages; to install solar pumps
The first phase will deliver water to nearly 12,400 people in 28 villages in Orissa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Given that in India over 700,000 villages do not have access to water, an off-grid, self-sustaining solar pumping solution is the quickest way to provide water to millions.