ENVIRONMENT

Govt Forms Plastic Waste Management Cells

Govt Forms Plastic Waste Management Cells

The JK govt on Monday constituted Divisional, District and ULB Level Plastic Waste Management Cells and District Level Task Force for effecting of Plastic Waste Management and elimination of Single Use Plastic (SUP).

Wildlife SOS Launches Rescue Helpline

Wildlife SOS Launches Rescue Helpline

In an effort to help wild animals in distress and mitigate human-wildlife conflict, Wildlife SOS has launched a 24-hour helpline in JK. In the short time since its launch, the helpline has already rescued over 60 animals in distress!

World On Catastrophic Path To 2.7-Degree Heating: UN Chief

World On Catastrophic Path To 2.7-Degree Heating: UN Chief

The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating. This is breaking the promise made six years ago to pursue the 1.5-degree Celsius goal of the Paris Agreement, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Saturday.

UN Chief Urges

UN Chief Urges 'Rapid' Emission Cuts To Curb Climate Change

Ahead of the annual UN General Assembly meeting next week, Antonio Guterres warned governments that climate change is proceeding faster than predicted and fossil fuel emissions have already bounced back from a pandemic dip.

Rs 100 Crore Worth Timber Rots Due To Official ‘Apathy’

Rs 100 Crore Worth Timber Rots Due To Official ‘Apathy’

Signifying the messy state of affairs in the forest department and the State Forest Corporation (SFC), thousands of timber logs worth Rs 100 crores have been left to decay in several forest ranges across Budgam district.

Govt Initiating Steps For Forest Rights Act Implementation

Govt Initiating Steps For Forest Rights Act Implementation

Govt has initiated the process for implementation of The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006 i.e Forest Rights Act and planning for post-claim support process.

Govt To Set Up

Govt To Set Up 'J&K Plastic Bank' At Tourist Resorts

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities are starting community engagement and stakeholder consultations for establishment of a plastic bank aimed at eliminating plastic footprint at picturesque tourist destinations by involving local youths, a senior official said here on Monday.

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