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Nagaland To Be Declared Open Defecation Free By Early Next Year: Minister Chotisuh Sazo

Nagaland To Be Declared Open Defecation Free By Early Next Year: Minister Chotisuh Sazo
Nagaland News Open Defecation Free
Nagaland’s six districts will be declared open defecation free (ODF) by July this year whereas the whole state will be declared ODF by early next year
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Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson Presents Petition To UN For Ocean Protection

Richard Branson
News World Oceans Day 2017
Businessman and philanthropist Richard Branson presented a petition to the UN General Assembly, urging governments to protect at least 30 per cent oceans by 2030
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Delhi’s Budget Hotels Get Time Till June 30 To Comply With Environment Rules

budget hotels delhi to comply environment rules by june 30
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The hotels are staring at the closure after the Delhi Pollution Control Committee recently issued shutdown notices to them for failing to comply with the environment rules
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Ganga World Number 2 Among Rivers That Dump Most Amount Of Plastic Into Sea: Study

Uttar Pradesh Government Plans To Shift Water Polluting Industries Away From Ganga River
News World Oceans Day 2017
Every year, more than eight million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean, costing at least $8 billion (7.1 billion euros) in damage to marine ecosystems and killing an estimated one million sea birds, 100,000 sea mammals and untold numbers of fish.
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World Oceans Day: 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Floating In World’s Oceans

World Oceans Day: 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Floating In World's Oceans
News World Oceans Day 2017
It is advocated that in the plastic recycling process one third of plastic packaging ends being lost or wasted during the collection and processing. And if plastic pollution continues at this rate then by 2050 world oceans will more plastic than fish
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Ganga Clean Up: National Green Tribunal Gives Warning To Meerut Distilleries Over Discharge Of Effluents

National Green Tribunal Gives 3 Months To Commercial Buildings In Shimla To Set Up Sewage Treatment Plants
Ganga Clean-Up News
The National Green Tribunal has directed a joint inspection against two beer brand companies and has asked them to comply with environmental norms, failure in doing so will result in strict action
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Kolkata’s Natural Cleansing Wetlands Under Threat: Experts

Kolkata’s Natural Cleansing Wetlands Under Threat: Experts
News West Bengal
The West Bengal government plans to build a Rs 600-crore flyover which will hamper East Kolkata Wetlands
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Open Defecation, Sewage Major Causes Of River Pollution In Goa: Goa State Pollution Control Board

Open Defecation, Sewage Major Causes Of River Pollution In Goa: Goa State Pollution Control Board
Goa News
Under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme, the Goa State Pollution Control Board assessed 52 major bodies in Goa from April 2016 to March 2017
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National Mission for Clean Ganga Approves Sewage Treatment Infrastructure Projects To Curb Water Pollution

Ganga Clean-Up News
The National Mission for Clean Ganga approved of sewage treatment infrastructure projects to curb waste pollution in river’s four basin states
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Uttarakhand Is The Fourth State In The Country To Become Open Defecation Free

Uttarakhand Is The Fourth State In The Country To Become Open Defecation Free
News Open Defecation Free Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is the fourth state in the country to become Open Defecation Free and the state is likely to receive an ODF certificate by PM Narendra Modi in July
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Weddings In Kerala Go Green, Non-Biodegradable Items To Be Prohibited

The squads comprising of Suchitwa Mission and revenue department officials in Kerala will conduct inspections at marriage halls, convention centres and hotels and families found violating this rule will be punished
Kerala News Plastic Waste
The squads comprising Suchitwa Mission and revenue department officials in Kerala will conduct inspections at marriage halls, convention centres and hotels and families found violating this rule will be punished
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Give A ‘National Asset’ Status To All Indian Rivers: Activists On World Environment Day

Give A ‘National Asset’ Status To All Indian Rivers: Activists On World Environment Day
News World Environment Day 2017
The Rivers have been reduced to vast sewage canals in most Indian cities. They are without water and the liquid that flows down have (have or has) hardly any properties of water, say River Activists
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