FEB 2021
Rural Women to Help Monitor Tap Water Quality

The Centre will train five women from each village to test the quality of water as part of the Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual tap connections by 2024 to all households in rural India

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Chandigarh Schools' Environmental Initiative Shines Despite Pandemic

Students and teachers in Chandigarh and its surrounds are ensuring their ‘zero per cent waste generator' project at home and school is not left behind despite restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global Climate Risk Index 2021

India is among the top 10 most affected countries in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 published recently by the Bonn-based environmental think tank Germanwatch.

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EESL to Implement ‘Energy Efficient PNG Cook Stove' Programme Across India

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has inked a pact with Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) for implementation of Energy Efficient PNG Cook Stove (EEPS) programme, across India.

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Laboratory Comes up with Technique to Identify Wildlife Species from DNA

The Molecular Biology Lab at the Government Arts College (GAC) in Udhagamandalam in Tamil Nadu has designed and standardized a DNA amplification technique that will allow researchers to identify the species and sex of tigers and leopards from scat and tissue samples.

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Two New Species of Ants Discovered from Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Two new species of a rare ant genus have been discovered in Kerala and Tamil Nadu by a team of scientists, the Department of Science and Technology informed recently.

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US Rejoins Paris Pact

The President of the USA, Mr Joe Biden, has recently recommitted the US to the Paris climate pact, the international accord designed to avert catastrophic global warming,

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Hungary's ‘Teddy Bear Mama' Sets New Record

Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found—with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn.

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Western Spain Set to Get Europe's Largest Solar Power Plant

Spain's largest utility Iberdrola SA and the French food giant Danone SA sealed an accord to build 590 MW-capacity photovoltaic plant, the largest in Europe. .... read more

New Variety of Paintbrush Lily Developed

Scientists at Hokkaido University and Chiba University have developed simultaneous triploid and hexaploid varieties of Haemanthus albiflos by the application of endosperm culture, thus extending the use of this technique.

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Warming Oceans Maybe Choking Off Oxygen to Starfish

A mysterious wasting disease seen in starfish around the world maybe the result of respiratory distress tied to warming oceans, according to a new study. These environmental changes are likely depleting oxygen in the oceans, scientists said, causing sea stars to ‘drown'.

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Extremely Rare White Giraffe Gets Tracker

An extremely rare white giraffe has been fitted with a tracking device for its protection after its family was killed by poachers. The giraffe, in the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy in southeast Kenya, has a rare genetic condition called leucism that causes partial loss of pigmentation in its skin.

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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
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248