KVIC launches natural paint from cow dung

Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute (KNHPI), Jaipur, a unit of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has developed Khadi Prakratik Paint from cow dung. The study conducted by KNHPI emphasises that Khadi Prakratik paint is eco-friendly and cost-effective.   The Khadi Prakratik Paint develope...Read more


Meghdoot app to provide weather-based agro advisories

India Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have launched Meghdoot an easy-to-use mobile application that provides crop advisories to the farmers based on weather information.   Advisories are available in both Eng...Read more


Initiative to raise climate ambition for global dairy sector

A first-of-its-kind Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector. Announced at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit, the climate effort will be unlike any other in agriculture in terms of size, breadth, and scop...Read more


Envirocare Green Awards 2021 recognises individuals creating impact on environmental front

Envirocare Green Awards (EGA), an initiative started by Envirocare Labs, was hosted online on July 16, 2021. The objective was to inspire stakeholders to think green and contribute towards a world that is not only progressive but also responsible towards its provider. This year, Envirocare Labs received 60+ applic...Read more


Demand for microalgae in fertiliser sector will rise at 8.7% CAGR: FMI survey

As per a recent study by Future Market Insight (FMI), the demand for microalgae in the fertiliser sector is expected to rise at a CAGR of 8.7 per cent during the forecast period. The market is expected to surpass a valuation of $9479 thousand, exhibiting a year-on-year growth of over 7.7 per cent in 2021.According...Read more


Atticus appoints Michael Maravich as Vice President, EcoCore markets

Atticus has announced the rebranding of its professional non-crop market business to EcoCore; 'Chemistry at the Core of Environmental Wellness.' Atticus recruited industry veteran Michael Maravich to serve as Vice President, EcoCore markets. Maravich brings extensive knowledge, proven leadership and an establishe...Read more


Ashwini Kumar Choubey takes charge as MoS Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Ashwini Kumar Choubey has assumed his charge as Minister of State (MoS) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in New Delhi. He was welcomed by Secretary, Ministry of Environment, RP Gupta and other senior officials of the Ministry.Choubey before assuming charge, planted a tree sapling at the premises of Enviro...Read more


Columbine Vineyards bags certification

Columbine Vineyards, producer of the Holiday table grapes in California's San Joaquin Valley, has now become the first Sustainably Grown Certified table grapes producer in the US. The new certification represents the significant impacts Columbine Vineyards has made over the past few years, including water conserva...Read more


Envirocare Green Awards to be held on July 16

Envirocare Green Awards (EGA) will be held on a digital platform on July 16, 2021. EGA has received 250 + registrations from 10 countries including India, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Iraq, South Africa, Ghana, Algeria, Turkey, Kiribati and Nepal.     Envirocare Green Awards (EGA) is conferred to those...Read more


Envirocare Green Award 2021 to be held on July 16

Envirocare Green Award  2021 will be held virtually on July 16, 2021. Along the event will take place the Envirocare Green Award. The award will be conferred to those who strive to protect the environment by adopting or innovating measures that help create a sustainable environment for the present and fu...Read more


CUTS International, Climate Trends organise webinar on emerging trends, energy transition in Rajasthan

A webinar was jointly hosted by CUTS International and Climate Trends to discuss the emerging trends and energy transition of Rajasthan. The webinar discussed multiple aspects of transitioning from financing to social and environmental costs of transition, challenges faced by the power sector utilities and the opp...Read more


International Climate Summit 2021 to be held in September

'International Climate Summit 2021' (ICS 2021), an initiative by the Environment Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be organised on September 3, 2021. The summit will be held in partnership with NITI Aayog, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Department of Scientific & Indus...Read more