WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

  • Tata Steel observes World Environment day June 5, 2014

    Tata Steel on Thursday organized various activities supporting to mark the World Environment Day. The company has organized a string of activities across its divisions to spread awareness about environment protection, sustenance and ecoconscious growth, according to Tata Steel press release. The celebration of World Environment Day spanned across its divisions...
  • Meet a bus conductor who planted over a lakh trees across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2014

    M Yoganathan, a bus conductor by profession but an environmentalist at heart has planted over a lakh trees all across Tamil Nadu. ...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the 'green lady' of Bihar June 5, 2014

    On World Environment Day, CNNIBN brings you stories of some selfless Indians who have gone to great lengths to protect the environment. One such green hero is Jaya Devi from Bihar. Through tree plantations, water harvesting and community participation she has brought about a green revolution. She's the Green Lady...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the man who's been assaulted, threatened, but continues to protect the environment June 5, 2014

    On World Environment Day, CNNIBN brings you the stories of Green Heroes who have dedicated their life to preserve the environment. Deviram Gurjar has put in 20 years of blood and sweat to save the wild animals and forests near his village in Rajasthan. He has been socially ostracized and...
  • Narendra Modi bats for cleaner, greener planet June 5, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the people to serve as "trustees" in protecting the environment and utilising natural resources for the present while ensuring happiness of future generations. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, he said there is a need to reaffirm the pledge to protect environment...
  • Utilise natural resources, says Modi on World Environment Day June 5, 2014

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to utilize the natural resources and said that the government's effort and people's participation can help bring about a cleaner and greener planet. "Lets serve as trustees, where we utilize our natural resources for the present and at the same...
  • Watch: CJ Vimlendu Jha who has been campaigning for a clean Yamuna June 5, 2014

    Citizen journalist CJ Vimlendu Jha highlight the deteriorating condition of Yamuna river in his locality on the occasion of World Environment Day. ...
  • Bangalore grapples with garbage crisis June 5, 2014

    Bangalore: On World Environment Day, it's perhaps be wise to learn from Bangalore's looming garbage crisis, as the IT city grapples with its huge problem of unscientific waste disposal. As the crisis worsens, the Bangalore police has been called in to guard garbage and garbage trucks, as villagers around the...
  • Gulzar's 'Green Poems' to be launched on World Environment Day June 3, 2014

    Patna: On the occasion of World Environment Day (5th June, 2014) Penguin Books India is launch of a new book of poetry 'Green Poems' by renowned lyricist Gulzar. Retired diplomat and JDU leader by Pavan K Varma has translated the poems into English. The launch is being organised by the...
  • World Environment Day special: Saving India's Western Ghats June 6, 2013

    The Western Ghats is not just a place of breathtaking natural beauty but also a biodiversity zone where many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna flourish. But unrestricted mining, quarrying and huge infrastructure projects are endangering the fragile ecology of the region. This year on World Environment Day,...
  • We need a central nodal authority for the Western Ghats: Bahar Dutt June 5, 2013

    The Western Ghats is not just a place of breathtaking natural beauty but also a biodiversity zone where many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna flourish. But unrestricted mining, quarrying and huge infrastructure projects are endangering the fragile ecology of the region. This comes at a time when...
  • Environment Editor Bahar Dutt on CNNIBN special 'Saving India's Western Ghats' June 5, 2013

    This year on World Environment Day , we take you to a journey to one of world's most pristine but endangered ecological hotspots the Western Ghats. IBNLive.com/westernghats...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the men saving the bats, snakes of Goa June 5, 2013

    Panaji: It's World Environment Day on Wednesday and CNNIBN is taking you on a special journey with a new series 'Saving the Western Ghats'. CNNIBN Environment Editor Bahar Dutt has been travelling to every inch of the old mountains, from Maharashtra all the way down to Kerala. She met India's...
  • World Enviornment Day: Saving leopards in the Western Ghats June 5, 2013

    Junnar: Along the western coast of India, lies an ancient mountain range, Planet Earth's richest diversity of life is found here. In this magical land, new species are still being discovered. This vast expanse of green that stretches across 60,000 square kilometres, is a global hotspot a world heritage...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: A CNNIBN special on World Environment Day June 4, 2013

    This year on World Environment Day , we take you to a journey to one of world's most pristine but endangered ecological hotspots the Western Ghats. ...
  • Indian project wins Environment Day Challenge August 3, 2012

    United Nations: A Chennaibased development organisation is among the five winners of this year's World Environment Day Challenge organised by the UN for inspiring environmental action. The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) had challenged people across the world to pledge an environmental activity in connection with this year's World Environment Day, which...
  • UP CM uses Environment Day for Mayawati bashing June 6, 2012

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday utilised the occasion of World Environment Day to attack his predecessor Mayawati, saying instead of planting trees the BSP government went on erecting statues. He said the previous government was against trees and felled them wherever it got...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 5, 2012

    Catch the Day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • World Environment Day: Saving the Gangetic dolphins June 5, 2012

    Kanpur: At the historic city of Kanpur, a thriving leather industry is central to the crisis facing the Ganga. Rakesh Jaiswal, an ecocrusader, tells us why. "This is the failure of the Ganga Action Plan," says Jaiswal. "The government is responsible since animal wastes from over 200 tanneries nearby are flown...
  • World Environment Day: Revisiting the Chipko movement June 5, 2012

    Shivpuri: The Chipko movement, 40 years ago, was India's first green movement and one of India's first green heroes was Chandi Prasad Bhatt. On World Environment Day, CNNIBN on a special journey down the Ganga, met Chandi Prasad and found that a new green movement was now needed to save...
  • World Environment Day: Dams killing the Ganga? June 5, 2012

    Garhwal: Even as a government commissioned Green Report recommends the scrapping of 34 dams on the Ganga's tributaries, the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, construction continues on 300 dams. Over 300 dams are planned on its various tributaries to generate electricity for a powerhungry nation. The Dhari Devi temple faces an uneasy...
  • World Environment Day: What is harming the Ganga? June 5, 2012

    Activists and experts talk about what is harming the Ganga, India's sacred river. ...
  • What is World Environment Day? June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates June 5 of every year as World Environment Day (WED). It was started in 1972 and is intended to raise global awareness about the need to take act to better and save the environment. The date of June 5 comes from...
  • World Environment Day: Fish in the Ganga vanishing June 5, 2012

    Haridwar: On World Environment Day, CNNIBN focuses on 'Saving the Ganga', a 45day campaign that highlights how the sacred river is dying despite thousands of crores of rupees being spent to save it. At the temple town of Haridwar lies the Samadhi of Swami Nigamananda, a man who gave up his...
  • World Environment Day: Saving the sacred Ganga June 5, 2012

    Varanasi: On the World Environment Day, CNNIBN focuses on 'Saving the Ganga', a 45day campaign that highlights how the sacred river is dying despite thousands of crores of rupees being spent to save it. CNNIBN's special report shows how dams and pollution are killing the river in every state it...
  • Environment Day: Mathura refinery to plant trees June 4, 2012

    Mathura: To maintain ecofriendly environment in and around its premises, the Mathura Refinery has decided to undertake a massive plantation programme in the forthcoming rainy season. "To ensure survival of the plants, efforts would be made to take help of social organisations as well as individuals would also be taken. Not...
  • Priyanka Vs Rahul Bose on World Environment Day June 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose are to compete on the World Environment Day on June 5 to motivate people to do their bit to save the mother earth. The Bollywood stars are facing off in a new video for the ultimate Environment Day Challenge where they...
  • BP struggling to contain oil spill damage June 9, 2010

    British Petroleum will have to deal with reports from oil rig workers that they ignored safety concerns, even as they struggle to contain the damage from the oil spill, more than fifty days on. Massive patches of oil have hit marine life leaving massive damage to their environment. Wildlife experts are...
  • How you can help to save the environment June 5, 2010

    On World Environment Day we take a pledge to save the green. CNNIBN brings to you how a number of citizen journalists worked hard to save the environment nationwide. ...
  • Oz gardener who makes Chennai green June 5, 2010

    As part of our series winning the green battle in the build up to the World Environment Day on June 5, we profile individuals making a difference by turning the tide. Joss Brooks has revived a wetland in the heart of Chennai city along with a 70 acre...