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POSCO Got the Approval of the Union Environment Ministry of India

Feb 2, 2011
POSCO, South Korean steel Company and India’s largest ever Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), got the approval of the Union Environment Ministry of India

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Carbon Footprint Calculator Launched

Feb 1, 2011
Carbon foot print calculator for the use of manufacturers was launched by UK-based Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) South East in the last week of January 2011.

BNHS Report Held Oil Spill near Mumbai Coast Responsible for Destroying Mangroves

Jan 29, 2011
An interim report by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), in the last week of January 2011, stated that the ship collision near the Mumbai coast destroyed 1273 hectares of mangroves along the coast.

NASA Research Found the Year 2010 Warmest on Record

Jan 28, 2011
According to the NASA research analysis released on 12 January 2011, the year 2010 was recorded as warmest on record since 1880.

Ministry of Environment and Forests Ordered Demolition of Adarsh Building

Jan 18, 2011
Union Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh ordered demolition of the 31-storey Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building in Mumbai.

Marine Life Threatened by the Toxic Pollution from Floods in Australia

Jan 11, 2011
According to the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) warning issued on 10 January 2011, Toxic pollution from flooded farms and towns along Australia’s Queensland coast is likely to have dangerous effect on the Great Barrier Reef’s Corals

Coastal Regulation Zone 2011 Notified in India

Jan 10, 2011
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests notified the Coastal Regulation Zone notification 2011, replacing Coastal Regulation Zone 1991.

Batfish, Frog Crab and Razor Fish Rediscovered in the Bay of Bengal

Jan 8, 2011
Three marine organisms, Deep Sea Smoky batfish, Grooved Razor Fish and frog crab were rediscovered in the Bay of Bengal off the Andhra Pradesh coast by the Indian research vessel Sagar Sampda

Tiger Summit 2010 at St. Petersburg

Jan 8, 2011
The Tiger summit 2010 at St. Petersburg, Russia, the first ever global tiger summit to save the tigers from extinction, from 21 November 2010 till 24 November 2010.

Leatherback Sea Turtle's Migratory Routes Identified

Jan 6, 2011
Leather-back sea turtle's migratory routes were identified according to the research published. The migratory routes included 7563 km journey from Gabon in Central Africa to South America across the South Atlantic Ocean

Bumblebees Close to Extinction in USA

Jan 5, 2011
Bumblebees are close to extinction in USA, according to a report released

New Shark Species Discovered in Indian Waters

Dec 30, 2010
Mustelus manglorensis, a new gummy shark species was discovered from a depth of 500 metres off the Mangalore coast in India.

Cancun Conference 2010 on Climate Change

Dec 11, 2010
The 12-day Cancun or the United Nations Climate Change Conference took place from 29 November 2010 to 10 December 2010, under the Presidentship of Patricia Espinosa. Cancun Conference was the sixteenth conference

Scientists Rediscovered Terrible Hairy Fly

Dec 9, 2010
Scientists rediscovered on 8 December 2010, world’s rarest fly known as Mormotomyia Hirsuta in Ukazi Hill, east of Nairobi (capital of Kenya).

Spirit Bear in Danger of Extinction in Canada

Dec 6, 2010
A proposed oil pipeline from Alberta to British Columbia in Canada is posing a threat to the existence of Spirit bears.

Government Notified Rules for Wetland Conservation

Dec 3, 2010
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest notified the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010, on 2nd December 2010 for conservation and management of wetlands

Jaitapur Nuclear Project Obtained Clearance from Environment Ministry

Nov 29, 2010
The Environment ministry approved the 9900mwnuclear power project at Jaitapur.

Government Rejected Vedanta Mining Plans in Orissa

Nov 26, 2010
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests on 24 August 2010 rejected the Vedanta’s proposal to mine bauxite in Niyamgiri hills of Orissa.

Cold Water Coral Discovered in Northern Africa

Nov 18, 2010
Scientists discovered in the second of November 2010, a cold water coral reef off the coast of Mauritania in Northern Africa

Mobile Operators to get clearance from MoEF

Oct 28, 2010
Telecommunication Department decided to make it mandatory for mobile operators for getting clearance from the Wildlife Division of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF)