World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day 2018 News

Green good deed for the day

Protecting the environment should not be the government’s business alone

How famed author Gerald Durrell inspired Assam’s initiative to save the world’s tiniest pig

In some forest grasslands of Assam, the pygmy hog — the world’s smallest pig species — now roams wild. Behind the feat is a two-decade long story of a dogged, but spectacularly successful, conservation program.


World Environment Day: 3 women to row 3,000 miles across Atlantic to take action against plastic pollution

They believe that monumental changes can take place through small behavioural tweaks. Like for instance, swapping a plastic straw for a reusable stainless steel one or simply using a cloth bag for shopping instead of plastic.

World Environment Day 2018: Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Sikkim, Uttarakhand to ban use of plastics

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Sikkim plan on working on the ban of plastic, whereas forest division of Odisha is leading a campaign to reuse the plastic bottles and cut them to put saplings.

Haryana minister gives five-point formula to protect environment

Vipul Goel urged the people to take a pledge of keeping the environment clean by using jute bags instead of plastic bags.

Shimla in throes of worst-ever water crisis as world observes Environment Day

The population of the town has reached about 1.80 lakh while a floating population of 80,000 to 1 lakh is added during the tourist season. And the water supply scheme virtually collapsed this summer.


World Environment Day 2018: Use biodegradable pads, wear organic jeans to save environment

Contribute to saving the Earth by using organic products, natural sanitary pads, and vegan skincare. Make a conscious effort. The products one uses exposes us to even more toxins and chemicals causing more harm than good.

Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution

India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day celebrations. With "Beat Plastic Pollution" as the theme for this year's edition, countries would be coming together to combat this particular environmental concern.

World Environment Day 2018: Simple lifestyle hacks for a greener living

World Environment Day 2018: Most of us contribute to pollution without even realising it as it's a part of our everyday life. It goes without saying that all must try to conserve water and electricity as much as possible. Apart from that, here are seven easy hacks for a greener environment.

World Environment Day: Sportspersons pledge to reduce use of plastic, urge people to save environment

World Environment Day 2018: Sportspersons tweet their concern about environment and pledge to reduce the use of plastic.

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World Environment Day 2018: How people are spreading the message of #BeatPlasticPollution

World Environment Day aims to bring people across the world together towards sustainable living. Now, with the horror of deeply entrenched plastic pollution staring in our face, the theme of this year's celebrations is #BeatPlasticPollution. See how people are celebrating this year.