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News  /  Published 01.09.22

Environment department on mission to reclaim 22-acre water body in East Kolkata Wetlands

“We started digging up the site a little over 10 days ago. We have paid the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation to restore the water body, which was spread across 22 acres,” said Kaliyamurth...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.08.22

PM2.5 air pollution deaths: Kolkata ranks 5th in the world

Kolkata is fifth among metros in gross mortality caused by PM2.5 pollutants, according to a recent global report.  Delhi is the second among the 103 most populous cities that were included in th...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 30.08.22

KMC to convert AJC Bose Road flyover underbelly into green oasis

Anumita Roy Chowdhury, an air quality specialist, said green plants are known to absorb dust. “The foliage can filter dust to some extent and also reduce the radiating heat from concrete surfac...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Campus  /  Published 29.08.22

Anant National University hosts TEDxAnantU themed on Restore, Reach Out and Rejuvenate

Five experts, practitioners, and inspirational thought leaders came together at the event to offer ideas and inspire young people to adapt to a changing environment at TEDxAnantU ...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 28.08.22

Himalayan damage: Green activist concern

As Uttarakhand picks up the pieces after recent cloudbursts that claimed a dozen lives and damaged infrastructure, noted environmentalist Anil Prakash Joshi has warned of a much worse scenario in the ...
By Alok Mishra in Dehradun

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News  /  Published 27.08.22

St Xavier’s College conclave focus on mangrove island in Sunderbans

An island in the Sunderbans was among the focal points of discussion at an international conference on climate change that started in the city on Friday. Ghoramara, some 30km north of the Bay of Beng...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.08.22

BCC&I green conclave charts clean energy shift roadmap

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 15th Environment & Energy Conclave discussed the road ahead for meeting India’s commitment towards a carbon-neutral economy. The con...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Science Tech  /  Published 26.08.22

Evolving psychology of geoengineering

Geoengineering as a means to slow climate change is one of the most contentious subjects in the field of climate science. Along with being heavily debated within the scientific community itself, the ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 26.08.22

Jharkhand meet on climate change

Bureaucrats and experts brainstormed on the implementation of the Jharkhand Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (JHAR-CRISP) tool to help rural communities deal with climate change as t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 23.08.22

Green activists point finger at KMC for spending pollution funds in non-priority areas

Notwithstanding a massive Rs 536 crore received by Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) since 2019 to combat air pollution, the City of Joy has recently been ranked second on the pollution count by a s...
By The Plurals News Network


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