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Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...illage where he grew up. These farmers practiced conservation and use of a predatory ant, Lepisiota sp., to control cotton bollworms, a practice still used in organic cotton farming in Uganda. Similar biocontrol programs for water hyacinth have been successfully used throughout the tropics and subtropics, as ...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

.... A new survey showed that Americans prefer energy conservation over more production, and that a large majority al...gy policies that focus more on renewable fuels and conservation measures. Minnesota Gov. Tim Aplenty, a Republican, announced the "25 by 25" program last y...

Ujjain Ashram Adopts Eco-friendly Burial Process

...elter home here, combines spirituality with nature conservation by adopting an eco-friendly burial process . Authorities at the Sewadham Ashram bury the dead and plant a sapling over the grave instead of consigning the mortal remains to flames as per the Hindu tradition. The burial process is eco-friendly as ...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...he efforts of the State and Central Governments at conservation and development of forests, thereby misleading the court. If these weaknesses/fallacies are allowed to prevail, they might lead the forests to a situation of extreme risk, which is the opposite of the purpose for which the court intervened in the m...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

...as like waste water treatment, drip irrigation and conservation . "Most of our principles, approach and technolo... "Israel's goal is to spread awareness about water conservation and ways of tackling the problem," added Daniel Zonshine, the Israeli consul general in Mumbai. The ...

Wild Bird Culls may Exacerbate Avian Flu Problem

... international organisations and intergovernmental conservation treaties. The attempts to eliminate avian flu in wild bird populations through culls may exacerbate the problem by causing further dispersion of infected birds, say the scientists....

China Unveils Green Plan to Revert Farmland to Forest

...rampant industrial pollution, China has unveiled a conservation strategy for its flora. The green plan aims at rev...ing to Jia Jiansheng of the department of wildlife conservation in the State Forestry Administration, Beijing, the initiative involves safeguarding China's plant di...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop Next Generation Vaccine Candidates

...nicable diseases, food biotechnology, biodiversity conservation and bioprospecting, setting up of micropropagation parks and biotechnology based development for SC/ST, rural areas, women and for different States. Necessary guidelines for transgenic plants, recombinant vaccines and drugs have also been evolved. A ...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

...vation, forest-soil management, promotion of water conservation work as well as with struggle to re-establish community water rights"....

Ganges River Dolphins Continue to Die in India

...a, who also heads the central government's dolphin conservation project. Sunil Choudhary, another wildlife expert, said: "On paper conservation work is going on. But in reality the sanctuary has no formal conservation plan. Unless locals are in...

One-sixth of Europe's Mammals Face Extinction, Warns Conservation Experts

...lassed as vulnerable or worse. Hilton-Taylor, a conservation expert involved with the study, adds. "The situation in the tropics is even worse." In tropical regions, which have greater numbers of species overall, an average of one in four is officially threatened, largely as a result of extensive deforestat...

Delivering the Green Message to Children

Pallavi Gulati learnt about environmental conservation when she was in class eight. Ten years later, she ... protection of nature. "The key to environmental conservation is to make young students committed to fostering an eco-culture. Given that the commitment comes fro...

Shimla to Take Stringent Action Against Tree Felling

...in jail for up to three years if a proposed forest conservation law gets implemented in this hill station. Official sources said fines of up to Rs.60,000 could also be imposed under a Forest Protection Act that awaits the government nod. The act has been drafted for Shimla by the forest department as the gra...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop “Next Generation” Vaccine Candidats

...nicable diseases, food biotechnology, biodiversity conservation and bioprospecting, setting up of micropropagation parks and biotechnology based development for SC/ST, rural areas, women and for different States. Necessary guidelines for transgenic plants, recombinant vaccines and drugs have also been evolved. A ...

Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

...inwater harvesting and recharge to groundwater for conservation of water. Several measures for development and management of water resources are undertaken by the respective States Governments which include creation of storages, restoration of water bodies, rain water harvesting, artificial recharge to ground wat...

Exports Of Herbal & Dietary Products Has Huge Potential

...number of initiatives and supported programmes for conservation and cultivation. However, one of the major constra...t Departments will also have to play a key role in conservation and development of medicinal plants in forest areas through Joint Forest Management. Source-PIB ME...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

...in increased salinity in the area, threatening the conservation of the Sundarbans mangroves. Spread over 10,000 ...- much more than the amount currently spent on the conservation of the mangrove forests in the area. The UN body has said that though the sea level rise cannot be...

Protecting Oceans is Important to Keeping Planet Cool

...N World Conservation Union. 'Governments and the conservation community need to step up marine protection if we ... general Julia Marton-Lefevre at a summit on ocean conservation here. The group of the world's leading marine experts is focussing on the development of a system ...

Kolkata, Mumbai to Face Maximum Brunt of Climate Change

..., floods and fall in water tables as well as water conservation //potential, says an international report on climate change. According to the fourth assessment report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the rise in sea level and flooding of villages would become a regular affair in the near ...

Fruit Flies May Pave Way to New Treatments for Age-related Heart Disease

... a relatively long lifespan. “There’s an amazing conservation of genes between flies and humans,” Bodmer said. “We can now look at how heart function ages in a realistic timeframe.” In addition to first author Ocorr, and contributions from collaborators Reeves, Fink, Chen, Yasuda, Posakony, Giles and Metzger,...

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