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Nepal has been ranked 139th in the Environmental Performance Index 2014, which assessed 178 countries across the world. Read more in this January 2014 edition of the Monthly Overview on State of Environment, Nepal

LAHORE : An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted parts of Punjab including Lahore and its suburbs on Wednesday, causing the people to come out of their houses and shops while reciting verses fro

A new climate change mitigation project to promote sustainable biomass energy production and modern bio-energy technologies commenced in Sri Lanka . Read more in this first Monthly Sri Lanka State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. September 2013 Edition is out! Download, Read and Share. Happy reading!

DHAKA : The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide US $800,000 to Bangladesh for strengthening earthquake response and resilience in Bangladesh, re

An important challenge in geomorphology is the reconciliation of the high fluvial incision rates observed in tectonically active mountain ranges with the long-term preservation of significant mountain-range relief in ancient, tectonically inactive orogenic belts. River bedrock erosion and sediment transport are widely recognized to be the principal controls on the lifespan of mountain ranges. But the factors controlling the rate of erosion and the reasons why they seem to vary significantly as a function of tectonic activity remain controversial.

The state Cabinet here today gave its approval for the submission of memorandum to the Centre for the grant of special package of Rs 607.77 crore for the rehabilitation of the quake-hit in the Doda

Environmentalists say EIL is not qualified to conduct study, want report to be reviewed by an independent experts panel

Environmental experts and activists, who have alleged that Engineers India Limited (EIL) is not qualified and accredited as yet to conduct an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the Mithivirdi nuclear power plant in Gujarat’s Saurashtra region, have found serious gaps in the EIA report itself in its present form. They have demanded that the EIA presented by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) as submitted by EIL should be reviewed by an independent experts committee.

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