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Leaders for Nature India in-company session on biodiversity management at HZL operational sites

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2020

This in company sessions was aimed at emphasizing the importance of biodiversity and need of have a comprehensive Biodiversity Management Plan for their operations, Rehabilitation of mining sites and introduce them to Global Biodiversity Standards. The participants...

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Himachal aims to increase forest cover by 30%

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

The Himachal Pradesh Government is aiming to increase its forest area by 30 per cent by 2030 and to achieve this goal initiatives have been taken up, an official said on Tuesday. Plantation campaigns are being carried out by the state Forest Department in identified places....

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India's forest and tree cover rises to 24.56%: IFSR

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 31, 2019

Forest and tree cover rises more than 130 million hectares in the last four years The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar released the biennial, India State of Forest Report (ISFR). The report is published by the Forest Survey of India...

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Consultation key to land restoration

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

The world faces huge and unprecedented biodiversity and climate change challenges. One way we can help address these challenges is through the restoration of degraded land. Restoring landscapes—done properly in consultation with local communities, governments and scientists—...

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India achieved solar power target 4 years ahead of schedule: DST Advisor

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

India has achieved its solar power target four-years ahead of its schedule, as a part of its climate change mitigation strategy, a senior official of the Central government's Department of Science and Technology (DST), said here on Tuesday. The target of installing 20 GW of...

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