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Pesticides found responsible for honeybee deaths

honey beeScientific evidence continues to mount strengthening the case that neonicotinoid pesticides are indeed key drivers behind colony collapse disorder (CCD). This suggests that that pesticides are indeed responsible for the mysterious colony collapse disorders among honeybees in US.

BONN – What is on the agenda?

The upcoming climate change inter-sessional at Bonn will take place from May 14-25. Following the decisions agreed to at CoP-17 in Durban, one more track, Ad hoc working group on the Durban Platform for enhanced action (ADP) will be added to the four existing tracks – Ad hoc working groups on Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) and Long-term cooperative Action (AWG-LCA) and the subsidiary bodies (SBSTA, SBI). Under this new track, deliberations for the work plan on a future protocol post-2020 and the means to increase ambition will be carried out.

Excreta Matters: Media briefing and workshop on Gurgaon’s Water and Sewage

 Gurgaon has outgrown the image of a satellite town. It is now a thriving, sprawling and ever spreading city of its own accord, housing approximately 4-6 million people. The industrial and residential hub is obsessed about getting water, but where the wastewater is being dumped, has not caught the fancy of water planners.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to participate in a media briefing and workshop, to analyze the water-excreta story of Gurgaon, based on first hand data collected.

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Date: 12th April 2012  2:00 to 6 PM

CSE welcomes UP decision to ban junk food in schools

Calls for other states to follow suit

Front Page Teaser: 

Calls for other states to follow suit

Decentralised wastewater treatment systems

With the increasing urban population, there is a tremendous stress on basic amenities like water and sanitation. Sustainable wastewater management calls for a system where wastewater is regarded as a resource which can be recycled and reused. Both communities and watersheds require an integrated approach which is affordable, adaptable and responsive to local needs.

Aviation and Environment

Introduction

Aviation is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide and the fastest growing transportation mode in India.

CSE’s South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Food Safety and Environmental Toxins

New Delhi, India

March 29-30, 2012

Modern society and its lifestyles have become a favoured hunting ground for all kinds of deadly toxins. Our food is contaminated with an astounding variety of pesticides and additives; our environment is contaminated with pollutants and toxins.

Green - Building Rating: Overrated

Green Rating of Buildings Taking Roots

The idea of green rating of buildings has taken roots in India.

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