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December 2018: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. GEP along with GDP needed says Padma Shri awardee According to botanist turned activist and Padma Shri awardee Dr. Anil Prakash, along with GDP, we would need GEP (Gross Environmental Product) that indicates the health of our ecosystem based on the data collected on30

Champions of the Earth 2018 Award

India wins UN Environment award

As per PIB reports, WCCB – Wildlife Crime Control Bureau under Government of India’s Ministry of Environment , Forest and Climate Change has been awarded the Asia Environment Enforcement Award 2018 by United Nation Environment for its work in fighting trans-boundary environment crimes. The Asia30

Shortfin Mako

Shortfin Mako, the world’s fastest sharks on the path to extinction

Shortfin Mako, the world’s fastest sharks that can go at speeds of up to 43mph are fished worldwide and there are no International fishing quotas limiting its hunt. To stop overfishing, scientists have recommended landings reduction by two thirds in the North Atlantic where these30

Bengaluru gets Electric Technology Manufacturing Hub

Aligned with its all-electric future belief, Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd, a part of USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group offered the country its first Electric Technology Manufacturing Hub at Bengaluru, Karnataka. Mahindra the EV technology pioneer of India has a mobility vision of making clean, connected30

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Hybrid Vehicles to get subsidy

For promotion of hybrid vehicles, the Heavy industries department has sought 13 crore subsidy from the EFC (Expenditure Finance committee). As per Mint report, on August 23rd, in a meeting with the committee for FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid vehicles –30

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Beau Lake Releases Special Edition Paddleboard

The Beau Lake 800, 500 and 200 Series Invites Water Enthusiasts to Impact Safe Water Accessibility in Communities Around the World  Toronto, Canada, 2018-10-16  Beau Lake, a company infusing luxury into waterside leisure experiences, is proud to partner with One Drop, an international water foundation dedicated to providing sustainable access to safe water. To mark the partnership, Beau Lake designed and30

El Niño Conditions

EL Nino effect in 2019: 75-80% chances

Thanks to the El Nino event that added to the humans caused carbon emissions and made 2016 the hottest year so far. Another El Nino event is predicted to occur between 2018 December and 2019February but the effect is not expected to be as severe30

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November 2018: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

Hopes pinned on IVF to save Northern White Rhinos Once common Northern white Rhino in Northern Africa, victim of poaching is now left with only two females both of which are unable to reproduce. Scientists through extensive DNA research have found a close relationship between30

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November 2018: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

Tata Tigor launch -Cities with EV infrastructure considered Tata Motors is considering launch of its Tigor Electric Vehicle in a phased manner to only those cities which have the charging and service infrastructure needed by Electric Vehicle (EVs), focusing on customer satisfaction. Tigor EV is30