Coastal Care

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Day: November 27, 2011

Environment Ministry Removes Obstacles To Sand Mining, India

Environment Ministry Removes Obstacles To Sand Mining, India

A recent survey by WWF-India along the coast of the Kerala State, had revealed the frightening picture of the extent of illegal coastal beach sand-mining being conducted by organised groups in various places. The Government’s approval for coastal sand mining by local communities using manual methods will have disastrous consequences as the provisions of the order will be twisted by the vested interests, said the State Director of WWF.

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UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

UN conference to deal with carbon reductions

Amid fresh warnings of climate-related disasters in the future, delegates from about 190 countries were gathering in Durban for a two-week U.N. conference beginning Monday. They hope to break deadlocks on how to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, as the stakes for the negotiations are high, underscored by new scientific studies.

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