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Nagaland observes World Environment Day with tree plantation and cleanliness drives to combat climate change

Kohima/IBNS: Nagaland took significant steps to address the pressing issue of climate change by conducting plantation and cleanliness drives across the state on Monday to mark World Environment Day. The theme for this year's observance was "Beat Plastic Pollution."

World Environment Day: Slowly but steadily Indian tourist destinations are working to combat the rise in plastic pollution

As the World Environment Day (steered by the United Nations Environment Programme or UNEP), observed across the globe on June 5, enters its 50th year, we are faced with the indomitable challenge of plastic pollution.

Excessive concretization has caused uprooting of trees in Delhi: WWF Official

On the occasion of World Environment Day recently, World Wide Fund for Nature's (WWF's) Neha Raghav took school children of classes 6-8 on a virtual nature trail to spread the love and boundless joy of comprehending nature during an online Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) event titled Muskaan, presented by Shree Cement. Nitin Waghela brings you the excerpts of the conversation

World Environment Day: Excess vehicles on Bengal roads major cause of pollution; activists bat for cycle, tram for clean air

Kolkata:  The majority of the respondents of a perception study, conducted by an NGO working for environment conservation, feel that excess motor vehicles on West Bengal roads are the most important contributor to air pollution in the state.

India has achieved target of 10 pc ethanol blending in petrol: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India has achieved the target of 10 percent ethanol blending in petrol five months ahead of the target date.

World Environment Day: Earth ‘cannot keep up with our demands’

New York: “This planet is our only home”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for World Environment Day, to be marked this Sunday, warning that the Earth’s natural systems “cannot keep up with our demands”. 

Kolkata: Winners of World Environment Day 2022 photography contest felicitated

Kolkata/IBNS: The British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, Indo-British Scholars’ Association (IBSA) and Earth Day Network jointly felicitated the winners of the World Environment Day photography competition at the British Club Kolkata on Friday.

World Environment Day: COVID-19 crisis demands fundamental rethink

New York: The COVID-19 health crisis should be seen as a clarion call to “fundamentally rethink our relationship” with natural ecosystems and shrinking biodiversity, the UN cultural agency chief said on Friday, World Environment Day.

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief

New York, June 7 (IBNS): In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis.

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief

New York, June 5 (IBNS): In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis.

World Environment Day: Lack of access to finance key hurdle in municipal solid waste mgmt, says study

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): The Government must set up a financial mechanism for municipal solid waste management (MSWM) which makes an agency responsible, will ensure that the system works with the necessary revenue collection that it was deemed to make, suggested an ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study.

Dev celebrates World Environment Day in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, June 5 (IBNS): Bengali movie actor Dev on Tuesday celebrated World Environment Day in Uzbekistan.

World Environment Day: Saina, Alia Bhatt lead '#BeatPlasticPollution' campaign in India

Happy #WorldEnvironmentDay We must all do our part to #BeatPlasticPollution and protect this and all other wonderful ecosystems on planet earth. Tag, you're all it! Do your part to clean up our environment and be the change for a happier healthier planet! pic.twitter.com/LgGSFZgSpr — UN Environment (@UNEnvironment) June 5, 2018 New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): As the globe is observing World Environment Day on Tuesday, several Indian celebrities joined hands in campaigning against single-use plastic.

World Environment Day: Sea returns trash in Mumbai beach

Mumbai, Jun 5: Each year before monsoon, Mumbai’s ocean purges out what its residents have mindlessly disposed off as garbage into its water bodies.

Union Ministry of Environment will certify schools that become plastic free and publicize the harmful effects of plastics

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): In the build-up to the World Environment Day 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has formed 19 teams to take up cleaning of beaches, river fronts and lakes in the country.