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  • On 21 October 2002, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz – Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General – announced in Riyadh that nominations were being accepted for a new global Prize to be awarded biannually: the "Prince Sultan Bin Abdu...
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  • We foresee that this data can be useful in making rainwater harvesting and water balance estimates, in various research areas, climate change adaptation studies and more. We also believe in the democratising effect of having this kind of data freely available to the general public.IntroductionMeteor...
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  • It is a day when existing river protection campaigns re-dedicate to the cause.Read more
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  • The objectives of National Water Awareness Campaign, (Rashtriya Jal Chetna Yatra) include creating awareness about the conservation of water, and to strive for the society's right to water. The campaign used innovative methods to create awareness in different states of India.
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  • Poor sanitation and hygiene is one of the major causes of poor water quality, as  bacterial from human excreta find their way into drinking water or directly into our bodies through unclean hands. The document was made by the Department of Drinking Water Supply, Government of India.To find out ...
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Information on the public environmental hearing in Devsari

Public Hearing not Performed in Devsari HEP

{for pics see matujan.blogspot.com}
FIR filed against 11 people by name (Vimalbhai, Gabbarsingh etc.) under IPC. 148,332,427,436,504
Agitation is continue in Deval

On 13th October, 2009 the Environmental Public Hearing (PH) of the proposed Devsari HEP (252 MW) on river Pinder, one of the main tributary of Alaknanda River, District Chamoli, Uttarakhand was organised by Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board amidst growing opposition to the Project from the local vilagers. Satluj Jal Vidhut Co. Ltd., a joint venture of Central Govt. and Himachal State is the project proponent.

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How we have come to COP-15- in a nutshell

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History of Climate Change Talks

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How We Have Come to COP-15 in a Nutshell

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Nominations are being accepted for a new global Prize to be awarded biannually: the "Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water"

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On 21 October 2002, His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz – Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General – announced in Riyadh that nominations were being accepted for a new global Prize to be awarded biannually: the "Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water". 

The Prize Council, headed by His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz, includes leading scholars from around the world. The General Secretariat of the Prize is headquartered in the Prince Sultan Research Center for Environment, Water and Desert, at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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A post on the need and requirement of data being made freely available to the general public

We foresee that this data can be useful in making rainwater harvesting and water balance estimates, in various research areas, climate change adaptation studies and more. We also believe in the democratising effect of having this kind of data freely available to the general public.

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March 14 is observed as International Day of Action for rivers

It is a day when existing river protection campaigns re-dedicate to the cause.

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The campaign used innovative methods to create awareness in different states of India.

The objectives of National Water Awareness Campaign, (Rashtriya Jal Chetna Yatra) include creating awareness about the conservation of water, and to strive for the society's right to water. The campaign used innovative methods to create awareness in different states of India.

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The River Care Volunteer Handbook, developed by Anglianwater, EnCams, and Environment Agency, is a ready reckoner to get you started on mobilizing people and organizing campaigns for cleaning the river in your area.

Click on the link below to download the handbook.

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The Government of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign is a major effort to address rural sanitation problems, with the final goal being a toilet for every household.

Poor sanitation and hygiene is one of the major causes of poor water quality, as  bacterial from human excreta find their way into drinking water or directly into our bodies through unclean hands.

The document was made by the Department of Drinking Water Supply, Government of India.

To find out more about the Total Sanitation Campaign, click here

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The Ramsar Convention Policies are acknowledged worldwide as an authority on the protection of wetlands.

The Ramsar Convention’s ‘wise use’ concept defined as ‘the maintenance of the wetlands ecological character, achieved through the implementation of ecosystem approaches, within the context of sustainable development’, has guided various measures for the sustainable use of wetlands and their resources, for the benefit of humankind.

To learn more, click here

 

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