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February 2020: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. USING SUPER BOWL TO RAISE AWARENESS Miami had hosted the Super Bowl 11 times. For the first time, the committee decided to make an awareness campaign focused on the environment. They called that Ocean to Everglades. Everglades Foundation, one of the non-profit groups was putting on that campaign. When they turn on the tap…

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August 2019: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. HONDA GETS GRENCO Star Performer Award The (HMSI) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India PVT LTD one of India’s most trusted bike brand awarded the GreenCo Star Performer award to one of its motorcycle manufacturing plant in Narsapura, Karnataka for taking sustainable environment initiatives.The plant carried out the environment-friendly initiatives by reducing the water usage…

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Beside Cabins, an architectural project at the juncture of nature and culture

Montréal, Canada Media brand BESIDE launches its very first outdoor destination in the heart of Lanaudiere. Montréal, Canada, 2019-04-25 – Today media brand BESIDE announced its very first BESIDE Cabins destination. The BESIDE Cabins, designed in collaboration with Montréal firm Appareil Architecture, will be tucked away on a 1,254-acre property (one and a half times…

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February 2019: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1.  50 Crores allocated to Bangalore to implement mobility scheme As part of Karnataka state government’s mobility scheme, the state plans to have Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across 10 metro stations in the city. This was proposed in Karnataka budget 2019. Rs. 50 Crores has been allocated to Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) for…

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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 severe as the previous one. These El Nino events which occur…

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What you can do during Diwali to save the environment?

Diwali is a festival of light originated in India but is now celebrated across many countries with significant Indian population.  Diwali is also known by Deepavali in Sanskrit  which means “row of lamps” symbolizing “victory of light over darkness”. Diwali is a major cultural event and mainly celebrated by illuminating homes, shops, temples and other…