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Created: February 8, 2024

A report by Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) says that the world experienced unprecedented heat in 2023, breaking temperature records and sounding the alarm on climate change. 2024 is on track to be even hotter. Key Points According to the ..

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Created: February 8, 2024

The government has proposed constructing a 6-lane elevated highway through Bangalore’s Bannerghatta National Park, sparking protests from environmentalists concerned about the impacts on wildlife and habitat. Bannerghatta National Park is an important biodiversity hotspot home to endangered Asian elephants, tigers, ..

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Created: February 8, 2024

The Mahmudia wetland is part of the vital Danube Delta ecosystem in Romania. Eight years ago, it was restored into a thriving wetland habitat using EU funds, transforming the area and providing livelihoods and climate resilience for locals. However, recent ..

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Created: January 31, 2024

The Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav, released India’s first nationwide snow leopard population assessment report titled “Status Report of Snow Leopards in India”. The assessment estimates 718 snow leopards in India based on systematic surveys ..

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Created: January 25, 2024

The Union Cabinet has approved a viability gap funding (VGF) scheme worth ₹8,500 crore to promote coal gasification projects in India. This move aims to encourage adoption of cleaner coal technologies for power generation and production of chemicals. Three Categories ..

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Created: January 19, 2024

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has introduced guidelines to prevent misleading environmental claims, known as greenwashing, frequently seen across sectors. Effective February 15, 2024, these mandate that green claims in ads are reliable, verifiable and transparent. Ensuring Reliable ..

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