Electric-Mobility

Altigreen off to a great start in electric vehicle sector

The impressive rise of startups in the electric vehicle sector in India could be attributed to the successive governments’ foray into discovering more environment-friendly transport options. For instance, the current government has committed to increasing the density of electric vehicles on Indian roads by 2030. Last December, the Delhi government announced a slew of sops…

News

March 2020: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. Air pollution likely to raise, the mortality rate for coronavirus, experts say.   Bad air is believed to cause harm to the lung and heart and is responsible for at least 8 m of early deaths each year. The fundamental risk to health Includes respiratory infections, including coronavirus. Over Northern Italy, the center of the outbreak of…

Electric Car at Charging Station in Berlin

March 2020: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. Hyundai India Rival to launch Nexon EV; 200-300 km range Seon Seob Kim, the MD, and CEO of Hyundai Motor India have disclosed to Autocar on the side-lines of the Creta launch event that the company is considering an affordable electric vehicle for India. The Hyundai Kona is the South Korean carmaker’s first electric…

Yulu: Bike Sharing EV Start-up

Over the last few years, India has witnessed the rise of bike rental services in its cities. With their affordable rental strictures, easy mobility and robust technical support, bike-sharing services have changed the public transport scenario in Indian metros. Yulu has been leading the bike-sharing industry with its micro-mobility solutions that not only decongest busy…

Electric Car at Charging Station in Berlin

February 2020: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. TATA POWER JOIN HANDS WITH PRAKRITI E-MOBILITY Tata Power has joined hands with EV cab operator Prakriti E-Mobility (an app-based EV taxi service provider) to line up 50 charging stations for electric vehicles in a phased manner. The two Tata Group companies, Tata Power and Tata Motors, will jointly fund 30 slow chargers and…

Animal Culture Linked to Conservation for the first time at UN Wildlife Conference in India

Animal culture, the learning of non-human species through socially transmitted behaviours, is being linked to conservation action for the first time as per information available from PIB. There is evidence that whales, dolphins, elephants and primates acquire some of their knowledge and skills through social learning. In addition to individual learning, some animals may learn…

Asian-Elephant

International protection for Great Indian Bustard, Bengal Florican and Asian Elephant

India’s proposal to include Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican in Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species was unanimously accepted today at the ongoing thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) in Gandhinagar as per information available from PIB. Asian Elephant The Government of India has…

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Forest Hill Garden & Pavilion

Toronto, Canada Amantea Architects Amantea Architects modernizes a lush and casual urban residential landscape with a Mondrianesque composition of deftly programmed spaces Toronto’s Amantea Architects has transformed the landscape of a single-family home in the city’s Forest Hill neighbourhood, clarifying its program while maintaining its lush, layered character. The project comprises a fully redesigned backyard…