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Railways unveils water conservation policy

DELHI: The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the...
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Altering flight routes may cut climate impact by 10%: Study

LONDON: Making small changes to some flight routes could help airlines reduce their climate impact by up to 10 per cent, according to a...
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Andhra, WTO to promote sustainable tourism

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority is raring to go. In its quest to put the State on the international map, it has partnered...
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Railways plan to save energy worth Rs 41,000 cr in 10...

CHENNAI: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said his Ministry has drawn up an action plan to save energy worth Rs 41,000 crore over the...

UNEP starts campaign to end marine litter

BALI: The UN Environment Programme on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter — microplastics in cosmetics and...
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Delhi Metro creates park from waste material

DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) unveiled a "one of a kind" park here on Monday which is adorned with artistic installations built...

Vembanad wetlands hurtling towards crisis: KAU study

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Pesticide residue from rice polders and nutrient discharge from urban settlements are aggravating the pollution of the Vembanad lake, playing havoc with the...

Villagers come together for Nambikulam tourism project

KOZHIKODE: The second-phase expansion of Nambikulam eco-tourism centre at Koorachundu in the district has got a fillip with the voluntary contribution of the required...

Goa sand dunes impacted by tourism

PANAJI: Sand dunes, which act as a beach's first line of defence against the forces of the ocean, have borne the brunt of tourism,...

Meet on eco-tourism policy on Feb 25

BENGALURU: With increasing number of tourists crowding forests and with eco-tourism figuring in the recently announced Union Budget, an eco-tourism policy has become necessary...

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