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Tag: Trees

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Each tree belongs to citizens as much as to govt says Riteish

Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing protests against cutting trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony to build a Metro rail yard, actor Riteish Deshmukh shared his views on the situation, saying “we all need sustainable urbanization and cutting off old trees is certainly not the solution to handle the situation”. “well, I think in a democratic country, every […]

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BeMC introduces penalty system to make trees nail-free

Berhampur: In an exemplary decision, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) has decided to levy penalties on advertising agencies for hammering nails on trees to put up advertisements and publicity materials. The decisions to penalise such a practice was taken by the BeMC after an environmental organisation from the city, ‘Sabuja Vahini’ lodged a complaint with […]

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Opposing beer factory, villagers guard trees in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: Call it their love for nature that an entire village has now come forward to save a forest in Dhenkanal. Moreover, the villagers mostly women are now guarding the trees inside Jhinkargadi forest where the Odisha government wants to set up a beer factory. According to sources, the proposed beer factory is expected to […]

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Love for green! Nuapada couple transforms barren land into forest

Nuapada: At a time when large scale deforestation is leading to ecological imbalance and global warming across the globe, a couple in Nuapada is working relentlessly towards restoring green cover. Lalmani Harijan and his wife Ghasen Harijan converted an unproductive barren patch of land into a forest. It is only due to their effort that […]

More trees can reduce diarrhoeal disease in rural kids

New York: When it comes to sanitation, trees may not be more important than toilets, but a study of 300,000 children in 35 nations has found that increasing tree cover in watersheds can reduce the burden of diarrhoeal disease, which has many causes, including waterborne pathogens. Diarrhoeal disease is the second leading cause of death […]

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