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Climate Change Threatens the Nilgiri Tahr

The endangered wild mountain goat, Nilgiri tahr, found only in high altitudes in India's Western Ghats—could be losing their footing with increasing climate change.

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Kerala Government Plans to Set up Seven Waste-to-Energy Plants

The Kerala government has come out with a major initiative to set up seven waste-to-energy plants across the state. The sites have been identified and Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation has been appointed the nodal agency.

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Delhi's Environment Ministry to Launch Three Pilot Projects to Tackle Air Pollution

The Environment Ministry of the Delhi government has lined up a host of measures to tackle dust pollution, including the launching of three pilot projects—mounting filters on buses, using dust separation chemical sprays, and installing equipment to suck in particulate matter.

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Uranium Pollution Damaging Crops, Health of People in Kadapa District

People living in villages around the uranium plant at Tummalapalle in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh are suffering from a plethora of diseases caused allegedly by leachate of uranium radio nuclei and alkali material used in the processing of uranium ore.

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Bengaluru to Get India's First E-Waste Plant

The country's first e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru in Karnataka. The unit, to be set up by the ministry, is likely to be ready in the near future.

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Latest Eco-Friendly Technology Safeguards Environment around Vaishno Devi Shrine

With lakhs of pilgrims thronging the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir annually, its management has turned to the latest eco-friendly technology to protect the environment around the cave shrine.

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Iraq's Wetland Wildlife Threatened by Low Water Levels

Water buffalo in Iraq's southeastern wetlands are dying due to low water levels in the marshes, threatening the livelihoods of a community of marsh dwellers that has made the area its home for millennia.

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Britain's Coastal Wetlands will Soon Vanish under Rising Sea Levels, Study Finds

Marshlands stretching across the southeast coast of England may be overwhelmed by rising sea levels in the coming decades, scientists have warned.

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New Study Provides Guidelines for More Effective Waste Management

With possible issues rising from the combination of liquid and solid waste in landfills, a new study by Colorado State University researchers could lead to more effective landfill-based management of varied waste streams.

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As Temperatures Rise, Nearly Half of South Asia's Population at Risk

Average temperatures have risen over the past six decades and continue to do so in South Asia, making it, particularly India, where 75 per cent of the population is dependent on agriculture, one of the regions most vulnerable to climate change.

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Oman's Largest Desalination Plant Starts up in Barka

Barka Desalination Company has announced the commercial launch of the Barka Independent Water Project (IWP) which, with a capacity of 281,000 cu. m per day, is the largest desalination plant in Oman.

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Extractive Industries Threaten a Million Square Kilometers of Intact Tropical Forests around the Glo

According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 per cent of all intact rainforests left in the world, meaning 590,000 sq. km (227,800 sq. miles) of pristine tropical forest ecosystems are at risk.

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
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