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Sudarsan Pattnaik's mesmerising sand sculpture garners praise from UNEP

"Thank you international sand artist @sudarsansand for this beautiful contribution to #GenerationRestoration," UNEP posted across social media platforms along with pictures of the sand art.(Facebook/SudarsanPattnaik) 7
"Thank you international sand artist @sudarsansand for this beautiful contribution to #GenerationRestoration," UNEP posted across social media platforms along with pictures of the sand art.(Facebook/SudarsanPattnaik)
Published on Jun 06, 2021 11:50 AM IST
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Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Saturday garnered praise from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for his mesmerising sand sculpture on Odisha's Puri beach marking World Environment Day.

UNEP praises artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's work on World Environment Day

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has praised a sand art made by renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Odisha's Puri beach to celebrate World Environment Day on Saturday.
Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik makes a sand art messaging 'Reimagine, Recreate and Restore the environment on the occasion of World Environment Day, in Puri on Saturday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik makes a sand art messaging 'Reimagine, Recreate and Restore the environment on the occasion of World Environment Day, in Puri on Saturday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Published on Jun 06, 2021 08:46 AM IST
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World Environment Day 2021: UNEP report to launch today. All you need to know

  • The theme of World Environment Day 2021 is 'Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.' as this year marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
The United Nations has designated June 5 to be celebrated as World Environment Day to highlight the significance of its protection.(Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
The United Nations has designated June 5 to be celebrated as World Environment Day to highlight the significance of its protection.(Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 03, 2021 10:31 AM IST
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Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India’s greenhouse emissions dip with switch to renewables, economic slowdown

India, which emits 7.1% of global emissions and has per capita emissions that are 60 % lower than the global average, recorded a fall in emissions growth in 2019
Representational Image.
Representational Image.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Public cooperation key to campaign against plastic

Instead of targeting all single-use plastic products at once, most countries have prioritized what they will ban or phase out, which possibly helps consumers and manufacturers get used to changing consumption patterns.
At least 29 states and Union territories in India have put in place some regulation on use and disposal of plastics.(Sanket Wankhade / HT File)
At least 29 states and Union territories in India have put in place some regulation on use and disposal of plastics.(Sanket Wankhade / HT File)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 07:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

32K mangroves to be razed for bullet train, NHSRCL confirms

The reassessment came a week after the Maharashtra transport minister told the Assembly that 54,000 mangroves would be lost to the project. The latest assessment states 32,044 trees will be axed.
Aerial view of Thane Creek in Thane, India(Photo by Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
Aerial view of Thane Creek in Thane, India(Photo by Praful Gangurde/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 30, 2019 02:49 PM IST
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32K mangroves to be razed for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, NHSRCL confirms

Meanwhile, two city organisations have written to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) about the environmental impact of the project
Thane Creek.(HT PHOTO)
Thane Creek.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 30, 2019 01:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Fishing areas off Mumbai have highest plastic waste concentration

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimates that the highest concentration of midsea plastic has been recorded in the North Pacific Gyre, located at the north Pacific Ocean at 18kg/sq km.
Fishing areas off the coast of Mumbai have the highest concentration of plastic waste in the country.(AP)
Fishing areas off the coast of Mumbai have the highest concentration of plastic waste in the country.(AP)
Published on Dec 28, 2018 08:28 AM IST
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Satya Tripathi named UN assistant secretary-general, to head the UNEP in New York

Tripathi has worked at the UN since 1998 in Europe, Asia and Africa on strategic assignments in sustainable development, human rights, democratic governance and legal affairs,
Tripathi is possibly the third-highest ranking Indian in the UN bureaucracy after Atul Khare, an under-secretary general who heads the department of operations, and Nikhil Seth(Photo: Tiwtter/UNEP)
Tripathi is possibly the third-highest ranking Indian in the UN bureaucracy after Atul Khare, an under-secretary general who heads the department of operations, and Nikhil Seth(Photo: Tiwtter/UNEP)
Updated on Aug 29, 2018 08:27 AM IST
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World Environment Day 2018: India can eliminate single-use plastic by 2022, says Harsh Vardhan

At a World Environment Day programme, Harsh Vardhan said an army of volunteers can eradicate single-use plastic from India by 2022
Union environment and forest minister Harsh Vardhan(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Union environment and forest minister Harsh Vardhan(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 10:49 PM IST
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Versova beach in Mumbai clean, while Juhu beach full of trash

Paul Creado, a Juhu resident, shared pictures he took on Sunday evening of the trash that had washed ashore at the beach.
Juhu beach in Mumbai was littered with over 8.000 kg of trash on Sunday.(Paul Creado)
Juhu beach in Mumbai was littered with over 8.000 kg of trash on Sunday.(Paul Creado)
Updated on May 28, 2018 01:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Maharashtra to receive policy to tackle marine litter menace before June 5

The state currently lacks policy that deals with collection and disposal of marine debris
Versova beach before the launch clean-up drive by Afroz Shah.(HT file)
Versova beach before the launch clean-up drive by Afroz Shah.(HT file)
Published on Apr 11, 2018 10:52 AM IST
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