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As Cyprus talks continue, UN envoy spotl New York, June 30 (IBNS) Substantive negotiations between the leaders of the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities are continuing amid "a positive and results-oriented atmosphere," the United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, has confirmed. 30-Jun-2015
Heavy rains predicted in Gujarat due to New Delhi, June 24 (IBNS) :A warning forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places in Gujarat was issued by the India Meteorological Department in view of the depression over the Arabian Sea. 24-Jun-2015
Sustainable soil management key to curbi New York, June 24 (IBNS) Mountain soils are of great importance to ecosystem and food security, according to a newly released United Nations-backed publication, which also highlights technical insights and human activities of a sustainable soil management approach with special attention to mountain peoples. 24-Jun-2015
Depression over Eastcentral Arabian Sea: New Delhi, June 23 (IBNS) The government said a depression over the northeast & adjoining east central Arabian Sea has moved slightly eastwards and is lay centered about 280 Km southwest of Porbandar on Tuesday. 23-Jun-2015
UN environment agency urges ban of micro New York, June 17 (IBNS): Next time you are in the shower using a refreshing exfoliating shower gel, take a moment to check what the scrubbing agents are made of. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), chances are pretty high they are made of tiny plastic beads, and by the time the container is empty, you will have used and poured down the drain as much plastic as the packaging the gel came in. 17-Jun-2015
UN and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly launch New York, Jun 17 (IBNS): The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and United States astronaut Scott Kelly, currently on board the International Space Station, today launched a global photography competition to highlight the importance of outer space for sustainable development on Earth. 17-Jun-2015
Rain, thunderstorm may hit Kolkata tomor Kolkata, June 14 (IBNS): Kolkata is likely to experience rain or thunderstorm on Monday, officials said on Sunday. 14-Jun-2015
WWF-India's climate solvers feature in S New Delhi, June 12 (IBNS): Two Indian Climate Solvers - Toro Cooling Systems Pvt Ltd and Clique Developments Ltd are among the 100 innovators that have been listed in this year’s Sustainia100. 12-Jun-2015
To make Ganga and Yamuna clean, first cl New Delhi, June 10 (IBNS): The Waterman of India, Rajendra Singh, has cautioned that the clean Ganga and Yamuna project, which is high in the agenda of Narendra Modi government, could be a non starter unless there is an effort to clean the tributaries of the two rivers. 10-Jun-2015
On World Day, UN urges global resolve to New York, Jun 9 (IBNS): Although the world's oceans are vast, their capacity to withstand damage caused by human activity is limited, compromising their critical contribution to the future of sustainable development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared on Tuesday as the United Nations kicked-off its celebrations for the 2015 edition of World Oceans Day. 09-Jun-2015
Deep depression off the west coast inten New Delhi, June 8 (IBNS): The deep depression over eastcentral Arabian Sea further moved north-northwestwards and has intensified into a cyclonic storm Ashobaa, officials said on Monday. 08-Jun-2015
Ola introduces 'Plant a Sapling' campai Kolkata, June 6 (IBNS): In a bid to encourage citizens to protect and nurture the environment, Ola India's leading mobile app for personal transportation, has launched a nationwide campaign called – 'Plant a Sapling'. 06-Jun-2015
PM plants "Kadamb" sapling on World Envi New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday planted a Kadamb sapling (Neolamarckia Cadamba), at the Race Course Road lawns, to mark the occasion of World Environment Day. 05-Jun-2015
Victoria Memorial illuminated with green Kolkata, June 5 (IBNS): As part of Tata Steel's environment awareness initiative the Victoria Memorial, on Thursday, bathed in green lights to observe the World Environment Day (June 5). 05-Jun-2015
Tata Teleservices rings in World Environ Hyderabad, June 4 (IBNS): Tata Docomo, the unified telecom brand of Tata Teleservices Limited, on Thursday announced that it will celebrate June as 'Tata Sustainability Month' to promote sustainable business practices across all its offices. Incidentally, June 5 is being celebrated as the World Environment Day. 04-Jun-2015
Greenpeace India faces 'new investigatio New Delhi, June 3 (IBNS) The Greenpeace India on Wednesday said its registered office has been inspected by authorities in Chennai who are investigating the organisation’s society status. 03-Jun-2015
UCS report analyses US, EU and Mexico em Washington, June 3 (IBNS): As countries prepare to finalize a climate agreement in Paris this coming December, global leaders like the United States and the European Union are releasing intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs), country specific action plans that outline how they intend to reduce global warming emissions. 03-Jun-2015
Southwest Monsoon likely to hit Kerala c New Delhi, June 2 (IBNS) Giving relief to millions of people in India, the Southwest Monsoon is likely to hit the Kerala coast on June 5, officials said. 02-Jun-2015
It's not just an unusually hot summer, i Noida, June 2 (IBNS) Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Earth Sciences, on Tuesday cautioned against complacency towards climate change and described the ongoing extreme heat situation and back-to-back deficient monsoon phenomenon as manifestations of climate change. 02-Jun-2015
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