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Fenway Park already has its Green Monster — and now environmental activists want the whole ballpark to "go green." They're asking the Red Sox to commit to relying exclusively on energy from renewable sources. The activists from Environment Massachusetts and MASSPIRG Students have announced ...
An environmental activist and prominent gay and transgender rights attorney committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in Brooklyn's Prospect Park in a shocking protest over what he called the Earth's ecological destruction, the New York Post reported.

A famous lawyer and environmental activist has been found burned to death in New York in an apparent act of self-immolation. The charred body of David Buckel, known for his work on gay rights in the US, was discovered by horrified visitors to Prospect Park in Brooklyn early on Saturday morning.
HYDERABAD: With the uranium rich village of Tummalapalle in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh all set to turn into another Jaduguda, officials of the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) on Monday conducted an 'awareness' meeting with select people of Tummalapalle and nearby villages.
Bengaluru: The 2018 Draft National Forest Policy though has stressed on tackling issue like climate change, but its proposal to have a public-private partnership to improve afforestation has met with derision from activists, who term it as unnecessary bureaucratic intervention. Recognising the effects of 1988 ...
A former Green Party leadership contender, Vernon Tava, is seeking the National Party nomination in the Northcote byelection. He confirmed speculation today that he is putting his hand in the ring but said he could not comment further. He would not say when he joined National. Tava stood for the Greens ...

Aiming to tap the scenic beauty of the 25 dams around Pune city and district and promote development near the backwaters, the state water resources department has decided to open them up as tourist hubs. Private entities will be allowed to start entertainment facilities, including budget hotels, food courts, ...
Rio Tinto has committed to remain in the Minerals Council of Australia despite an activist shareholder push that last year led BHP to threaten to leave the lobby group if did not tone down its lobbying for clean coal and Australian energy policy that prioritised cost and reliability. The commitment was made ...
Plot to kidnap cloned sheep Dolly was foiled when green activists couldn't tell her apart from other animals. Campaigners broke into a shed where the first clone of an adult mammal was kept – only to find it full of sheep. Share; Comments. By. Stuart Macdonald. 17:29, 11 MAR 2018; Updated 17:38, 11 MAR 2018. News.
JEYPORE: Precious flora and fauna perished after local miscreants set ablaze the sal reserve forest in Kusumi under Kotpad block of Koraput district on Wednesday. For the last few days, several forested areas under Jeypore and Koraput Forest Divisions have been set on fire by miscreants, evoking a ...
Meanwhile acting on the long time request of co-green activists and the motorists of Coimbatore Syed personally spoke to government officials and jumped into action on removing the dried trees. Persons from the Revenue department, Electricity Board, Police and highways helped him to remove two trees ...
022718 anti-nukes SCOTUS js-pic Beyond Nuclear have petitioned the Supreme Court to block the construction of a transmission line for the Fermi 3 nuclear reactor in Detroit, similar to the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, pictured. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File). Ron Schwane ...
SHIMLA: Green activists have started opposing the construction of dams along the Yamuna basin. They claimed that cumulative geological impacts of three huge impoundments – Tehri, Kishau and Renuka Dam in almost parallel valleys of a Himalayan region – adjacent to one another are not even being ...
Karnataka: Repeal of Lake Act upsets green activists. DECCAN CHRONICLE. Published Feb 25, 2018, 4:05 am IST. Updated Feb 25, 2018, 4:05 am IST. 'It violates 74th amendment of the Constitution'. The BBMP has also done an exemplary job as far as lakes are concerned and it should be empowered. Bengaluru: ...
GREEN activist Ben Pennings has offered to drop a police complaint and cook a “non-vegan dinner” for rogue Nationals MP George Christensen. The Mackay-based politician sparked uproar with a post of himself holding a pistol and a caption: “Do you feel lucky, Greenie punks”. Stop Adani protestor Mr ...
KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has granted anticipatory bail to green activist and one of the leaders of Periyar Malineekarana Virudha Samithy, Purushan Eloor, in a case connected with the alleged fabrication of a report of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board. The court directed Purushan to appear ...
Recently, we were contemplating about Harley's upcoming new models, 'Bronx', '48X' and 'Pan America', as part of their new strategy to add 100 new models in the coming decade. But it looks like the Milwaukee Bar & Shield brand is not able to register any success stories today due to its current ...

The Philippines is now the second deadliest country globally for environmental defenders, next only to Brazil, according to 2017 data gathered by London-based nongovernment organization Global Witness. The Philippines accounted for 41 of the 197 killings recorded in 2017 worlwide, also making it the ...
The announcement had invited the ire of the local green activists, who have now launched a campaign called "Say No to PAC shifting". Shravan Kumar Singh, the vice-president of the Braj Mandal Heritage Conservation Society, told PTI, "The Keetham reserve forest area is a sensitive eco zone, which has ...
Coimbatore: South taluk revenue officials seized a tipper truck carrying river sand parked on the Ukkadam Bypass Road on Friday night. The officials had reached the spot after receiving a tip-off about sand smuggling. To the officials' surprise, truck driver R Prabhu turned out to be a member of Noyyal ...
It is a state famed in popular imagination for its oil barons, rugged ranchers and gun-slinging, God-fearing Republican leaders. Yet, against the odds, Texas has emerged as a remarkable flashpoint in America's battle on plastics pollution, as ranchers speak out against the damaging impact of plastic waste ...
Anti-nuclear power activists took their fight to the Supreme Court on Monday night in a rare petition asking the justices to require federal regulators to change rules that exclude nuclear power plants' transmission lines from environmental review. The group Beyond Nuclear asked that the court take up its ...
“Green activists are being terror-listed, slapped with harassment charges, faced with martial rule, and even murdered as if environmental activism is a crime,” said Leon Dulce, national coordinator of Kalikasan PNE. The group observed that Duterte's counterinsurgency and anti-terrorism programs are being ...
TEHRAN — More than 700 Iranian celebrities and environmentalists have signed a letter calling on President Hassan Rouhani to legally shed light on the case of 13 environmental activists arrested on espionage charges some 90 days ago. “As you know the environmental activists have been jailed for ...
BENGALURU: In a green move, a group of activists has come forward to break the concrete bases of trees along footpaths so roots can access water and soil. Volunteers from Save Green, a city-based NGO, have so far removed concrete bases of 25-30 trees in Thippasandra and Jeevan Bima Nagar.
Around 50 green activists held a protest outside Maxim's at the University of Hong Kong on Saturday to protest the restaurant chain's provision of shark fin soup. Shark fin soup is a popular item on set menus for large banquet gatherings – especially during weddings or Chinese New Year. Finning involves ...
Other green activists sit on panels and outside cabinet rooms, providing bad advice and misguidance to politicians and business leaders. In Alberta, veteran green activist Tzeporah Berman co-chaired the premier's oilsands panel. Thus embedded, she gained authority to simultaneously appear to support ...
Recently, we were contemplating about Harley's upcoming new models, 'Bronx', '48X' and 'Pan America', as part of their new strategy to add 100 new models in the coming decade. But it looks like the Milwaukee Bar & Shield brand is not able to register any success stories today due to its current ...
Agra: Green activists staged a sit-in in Agra on Sunday against the government's proposed move to shift a police battalion headquarters to a protected forest site that will create havoc in the ecologically sensitive ... The ecological balance should not be disturbed,” Green Activist Rimjhim Verma told IANS.
Green activists staged a sit-in in Agra on Sunday against the government's proposed move to shift a police battalion headquarters to a protected forest site that will create havoc in the ecologically sensitive area. ... The ecological balance should not be disturbed," Green Activist Rimjhim Verma told IANS.
On December 28, the green activists met Union environment minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in the national capital and demanded the deployment of a special special task force in the Aravalis after a surge in cases of poaching and tree felling. The activists have been patrolling the Aravalis, along with the forest ...
No mention of national plan to tackle air pollution in budget: Green activists. THE ASIAN AGE. Published : Feb 3, 2018, 5:29 am IST. Updated : Feb 3, 2018, 5:29 am IST ...
... levels land near Vitthalwadi, dumps rubble to damage streams leading to the river, for Dashakriya Vidhi of family member; green activist moves PMC, ... in the death of the riverbed near Vitthalwadi, with dumped rubble and bulldozers levelling the land so arduously protected by green activists for months.
Human Rights activist Thushar Nirmal Saradhy, green activist Purushan Eloor and several others addressed the gathering. The convention called for action against the police officials in Ernakulam involved in fabricating cases against members of the community. The convention has listed half a dozen ...
Despite the port trust's claims, the green activists accuse it of half-heartedly implementing the pollution control measures. "Anybody travelling to Paradip could easily feel that he has stepped into a pollution zone. Unarguably, Paradip would figure as country's most polluted port city," said green activist ...
On Republic Day, green activists, under the banner of Sahyadri Sanchaya and National Environment Care Federation (NECF), attempted to draw the attention of the government by organising “Ona Rajyotsava”. They organised a protest before the Deputy Commissioner's Office under the title “Kanana ...
The razing of green-biodiversity at the outskirts of the city took place despite outrage, repeated pleas and court litigation filed by the citizens and green activists against the proposed project. “It seemed that the government was hell bent on destroying the city's ecology, they were not ready to listen to the ...
Green activists have praised the French president for his environmental stance, but are calling on him to do more at home and transform France into a green economy. Greenpeace's International Executive Director Jennifer Morgan told Euronews: "It's very good that President Macron is out there, but he ...
Metro rail chief Ashwini Bhide has suffered a nasty 'jhatka' for the past fortnight, after her phone got flooded with calls from citizens protesting against Metro III. It was non-profit organisation Jhatka.org that allegedly provided the phone number and appealed to the protesters to call Bhide to express their ...
... them to a sumptuous breakfast too. Finding that the tense situation had eased, he had told them that he had no intention to ride elephant-back and he was only waiting for the Pohottuwa to bloom. Subdued by the goodwill generated by the grand treat and the warm welcome, the Green activists had quietly ...
However, Jean-Pierre Fraisse, the green activist's father, said that "the reason of state of two successive governments prevailed, but there was no reason because a man died”. Plans to build the Sivens reservoir, against which Fraisse was protesting, have been shelved, but plans to build another, half the ...
Mysuru: The Union and State Government's ambitious plan to establish a Regional Science Centre on the banks of Kukkarahalli Lake has invited the wrath of environmental activists and Green Groups. They have now written to the Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, Department of IT, BT and Science ...
The activists alleged that the area where the construction material was dumped comes within the ambit of section 4 and 5 of the Punjab Land Preservation (PLPA) Act of the Union ministry of environment and forests and chopping of trees without permission is prohibited.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE).
... cops probe 'false case' · Congress-ruled Karnataka's e-billing project is now model for NDA's GST · Withdraw FIR against The Tribune journalist immediately, expresses Indian Newspaper Society. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. PrevNext. Stop. Home · Cities · Pune; Kirloskar Film Festival to honour green activists; will start ...
Park City Council member Becca Gerber describes the role of a City Councilor during a Tuesday event designed for people who are considering applying for a partial term that will be created as Andy Beerman ascends from the City Council to the mayor's office. The event, held at the Park City Library, ...
KOLKATA: Environment action groups in the city will take the government to court if it goes ahead with the proposal to carve out land from East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW). The government move, they allege, is aimed at removing current restrictions on changing the land's character as defined by courts and ...
Terming the attempt diabolical, Naba Dutta of green activist group Nagarik Mancha said: "They (the government) cannot do this. We will not allow the violation." Spanning over 12,500 hectare across two adjoining districts, EKW is protected by court order, legislation and international law. Land conversion ...
The Philippines is now the second deadliest country globally for environmental defenders, next only to Brazil, according to 2017 data gathered by London-based nongovernment organization Global Witness. The Philippines accounted for 41 of the 197 killings recorded in 2017 worlwide, also making it the ...
Environmentalists in the Taj city have scored a major victory, successfully stalling the Northern Bypass road project through the protected Keetham forest along the Yamuna. Before work on a Detailed Project Report by a private agency could begin in the Rs 375 crore, 25 km-long bypass, serious objections ...
Environmentalists in Dakshina Kannada, who are opposing the controversial Yettinahole river diversion project, will by the second week of February decide on either fielding their own candidates in the Assembly elections or taking up an extensive campaign to convince voters to exercise NOTA option to ...


 

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