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Fighting pollution, with Green Ganpati’s blessings

By Kranti Vibhute mid-day.com (India) 2011-07-11 A group of college students started making eco-friendly idols of the God last year, and are enjoying unprecedented popularity, with orders pouring in for this year’s festival While the city gears up for days … Continue reading

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In touch with green

By ROHINI RAMAKRISHNAN The Hindu (India) July 11, 2011 A recently held seminar showed innovative ways for teachers to teach students about the environment. There is a lot of talk about the environment these days. If you talk to the … Continue reading

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India’s Youth: The convenient environmentalists

                    By Abhijit Patnaik and Kamayani Singh Hindustan Times New Delhi, June 04, 2011 They cruise around on bikes, often travel on trains, dream of owning big cars, are still grappling … Continue reading

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Tree-planting celebrities help mark World Environment Day

Alison Brown www.edie.net 3 June 2011 People famous and not so famous across the world are getting reading to mark World Environment Day (WED) on Sunday (5 June). UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors, actor Don Cheadle and model Giselle Bündchen, are among … Continue reading

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Let’s Plant a Forest

by DON CHEADLE huffingtonpost.com Posted: 06/ 2/11 08:38 AM ET Sunday, June 5 is World Environment Day (WED) — what better way to celebrate the environment than by planting a forest in this year’s host country, India? [snip] The WED … Continue reading

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World Environment Day India 2011 – Forests: Nature at your Service

Indo-Asian News Service Wednesday, Jun 01, 2011 by Staff World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. WED celebration began in 1972 and … Continue reading

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Countries adopt pledge to protect elephants

By NIRMALA GEORGE The Associated Press NEW DELHI — Representatives of eight countries with large wild elephant populations pledged Tuesday to eradicate poaching of the animals and smuggling of ivory to ensure their survival for future generations. The environment ministers … Continue reading

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