World pledges blueprint for more sustainable future at 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi
Environment

‘World pledges blueprint for more sustainable future’ at 4th UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi

At a meeting of the world’s top environmental body, ministers lay groundwork for a new model of development to protect planet’s degraded resources. The Fourth UN Environment Assembly gathers under the twin themes of innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. After five days of talks at the Fourth UN Environment Assembly, […]

waste
Agriculture Environment Resource Management

It’s not waste ! Turning Agriculture waste to wealth

Agricultural wastes are those that are left in the farm after harvest of final products. It is also called as Biomass waste. These include harvest trashes, weeds, wastes obtained from livestock, poultry, slaughter house and also agroindustrial wastes. In recent years the improper disposal of agricultural wastes are increasing day by day. Conventional agriculture was […]

coral reefs
Biodiversity Pollution & Climate Change

Coral reefs can’t wait for world to take action, urges UN, as Biodiversity Conference gets underway

Sounding the alarm about the urgent need to protect coral reefs from extinction within decades, a new coalition of organizations, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), was launched on Wednesday in Egypt during the UN Biodiversity Conference, to galvanize global leadership before it is too late. It’s clear to anyone who puts their head below the waves that the […]

Op-ed Pollution & Climate Change

Green Diwali Ahead ! Balancing Customary Practices and Environmental Rights

Winter arrives hand-in-hand with air pollution in India and this winter is no exception. There are clamouring voices, particularly in the National Capital Region to take imminent measures to reduce and tackle air pollution. Few desperate measures such as penalising old vehicles, regulating unlawful construction measures and increased awareness and vigilance on stubble burning were […]

Environment Pollution & Climate Change

There is an urgent need for community centric climate responsible actions to tackle Climate change impacts – says Kamlesh Pathak, expert and advisor on Climate Change | Interview

Mr. Kamlesh Pathak is a management professional specialized in advising Government, Private Sectors and Civil Society Organization in emerging economies on issues of sustainable development with particular focus on on green growth, low-emission development, resource efficiency, cleaner production, circular economy and climate resilient investments. Currently he is more involved with scale climate finance mechanism (NDCs, NAMAs, NAPA, […]

Environment Green Heroes Success Stories

A Drop of Effort to nurture Mother Nature – Interview with Mrs.Vanitha Mohan of ‘Siruthuli’ NGO

Mrs. Vanitha Mohan is the managing trustee of the famous NGO – Siruthuli and executive director of Pricol Limited, who has made immense contribution in environmental conservation and entrepreneurship. She has taken up various activities such as desilting of tanks, afforestation program, sewage and solid waste management. IMoT forum is much privileged to publish the […]

News

April 2018 – Environment News

Environment News bits – April ‘18 – (click here for previous month) ‘End Plastic Pollution’ Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year to demonstrate Protection of Environment. The theme for 2018 Earth Day is ‘End Plastic Pollution’ by providing information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior on plastics usage. […]