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World Environment Day

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The nature, intensity, impact and urgency of the issue have changed over the decades

06 Jun 2023 12:20 AM

India's forest cover grown by over 20,000 sq km in last eight years: PM Modi

India's efforts to protect environment multi-dimensional, said Prime Minister Modi

05 Jun 2022 1:07 PM

Juhi Chawla shares her optimism for the environment; advocates cycling

In addition to acting, Juhi Chawla is passionate about the environment

06 Jun 2020 5:16 PM

9-yr-old girl who cried over trees being cut down is now Manipur green ambassador

In the video that went viral, the girl was seen sobbing profusely as she saw the trees planted by her being cut down.

09 Aug 2019 9:45 AM

Beyond the litter, lies the glitter

An initiative by musicians from over 50 countries called Planet Symphony will be released online on World Environment Day.

14 Jun 2019 12:43 AM


Monsoon to be normal, but may be delayed by a week

On Wednesday, the weather office said that the monsoon was likely to get delayed further and hit Kerala coast only on June 8.

07 Jun 2019 6:39 AM

1 lakh kids under 5 yrs of age die of air pollution each yr: Study

Risk higher for girls as 9.6 out of 10,000 die due to bad air: CSE report.

06 Jun 2019 6:29 AM

Gurgaon ‘Tree Man’ fights pollution

He has also urged the government to participate in his mission to make the environment better.

06 Jun 2019 12:31 AM

Children convey hard-hitting message this World Environment Day

'Planet nahi toh future nahi': Children raise awareness this World Environment Day.

05 Jun 2019 4:09 PM

We accept plastic waste as fee: Assam school's unique initiative is need of the hour

The Assamese couple has given new meaning to plastic waste and has redefined the educational parameters.

05 Jun 2019 4:00 PM


England’s expanded ‘blue belt’ to help conserve marine species

The ‘blue belt’ around England will encompass 41 conservation zones around Britain’s coastline.

05 Jun 2019 12:38 PM

Urban expansion; major treat to chimps

Chimpanzees in the wild reduced to 'forest ghettos'.

05 Jun 2019 10:44 AM

Prakash Javadekar launches '#SelfiewithSapling' on eve of World Environment Day

Javadekar will plant saplings with cricketer Kapil Dev and actor Jackie Shroff on Wednesday as part of the new campaign.

05 Jun 2019 10:43 AM

World Environment Day: Say no to synthetic sanitary napkins

On World Environment Day switch to eco-friendly alternatives to synthetic sanitary napkins.

05 Jun 2019 9:43 AM

World Environment Day: Indian school demand plastic waste as ‘fees’

Northeast Indian school undertake novel approach to address the scourge of plastic waste.

05 Jun 2019 9:33 AM


Railways launches ‘go green’ initiatives

June 5 is observed as World Environment Day and the Indian Railways has its own way of contributing to the cause.

05 Jun 2019 6:18 AM

Initiative to cut capital’s air pollution

Experts highlighted how much each individual on average contributes to air pollution.

05 Jun 2019 5:38 AM

India’s deadly gas chamber

Time and again this issue gets raised, noise is made, and then once again it dies out.

05 Jun 2019 2:24 AM

India’s deadly gas chamber

Around four million of the approximately seven million people who die from air pollution-related diseases every year live in the Asia-Pacific region.

05 Jun 2019 12:31 AM

Akshay Kumar's 'Hawa Aane De' song released for Environment Day

Titled 'Hawa Aane De' the Ministry along with Bhamla Foundation supported by the UN has released the theme song.

01 Jun 2019 10:25 AM