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On the road

  • Heading for 'Shiva's home' - to keep it clean

    Chamba (Himachal Pradesh): Before the pilgrims make their progress, anti-waste campaigners are heading for Manimahesh Lake at 13,500 feet, which affords splendid views of Lord Shiva's mythical abode of Mount Kailash on clear days.

  • The magnificent seven! Natural wonders of the world

    The planet has many wonderful assets and there has been no consensus on how long this list should be. We bring you this list of the seven wonders of the natural world compiled by CNN

  • Haryana's Manesar to be India's first eco-city

    Chandigarh: Manesar in Haryana will soon be home to the country's first eco-city pilot initiative, a senior official of the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) said here Wednesday.

  • Fall in love with environment - the Australian way

    Sydney: While nature lovers across the world wish all humans to realise the significance of their natural surroundings, many Australians are turning caring for environment as their way of life.

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At home

  • Nurture the herbs in your balcony

    Mumbai: The lane leading to Preeti Patil’s house at Dockyard Road, Mumbai is lined with stately trees with rain-polished barks. If you look up at the buildings, you will see one balcony with leaves and tendrils snaking out of it. This is Patil’s two-year-old kitchen garden.

  • 10 things you didn't know you could do with plastic waste

    "We must save the world, plastics should be banned....blah, blah, blah!" There is a lot ofhullabaloo about why we shouldn't use plastic and they are all correct. But while finding a more eco-friendly substitute to plastic may take time, here are some really fun and creative things you can do with plastic waste. Go on... read and have fun with plastic.

  • Your home guide to beating the heat

    New Delhi: There are many ways to take the hot with the cool in an Indian summer.

  • Sparkle and shine with a homemade, non-toxic cleaning kit

    Everyday household items can be a great eco-friendly substitute to harsh chemical cleaners

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Community

  • It pays to go veg
    IANS - 30-08-2012 13:28

    PETA, the global animal rights organisation, is offering $1,000 to the first group of US students who banish meat from their college dining hall.

  • Fluorescent lamps hurt eyes

    You may be using fluorescent globes instead of filament bulbs to beat climate change but it could be increasing chances of eye diseases, new research says.

  • IIT experts to help cut noise near Delhi Airport

    New Delhi: The central government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has sought help from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) experts to reduce the noise level near the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here.

  • With 200 tigers, Corbett turns a proud 75

    Ramnagar (Uttarakhand): One of the nurseries of India's tiger conservation movement and Asia's first endeavour to have a national park, the Corbett National Park turns 75 this year, marking a string of successes despite a few incidents of man-animal conflict.

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Enviromental Threats
Protect coral reefs, say scientists
Protect coral reefs, say scientists

Sydney: Top marine scientists have sounded an alarm over the plight of coral reefs worldwide and the livelihood of millions of people dependent on them.

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Is the pressure on the environment ministry to clear development projects fair?

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  1.  
    24 %
    Yes, nothing should stop growth
    648 votes
  2.  
    58 %
    No, it ecology should be saved at all cost
    1,597 votes
  3.  
    18 %
    Can't say, it should be a balanced approach
    510 votes

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