Would you believe it that 80% of marine pollution comes from land-based activities!
Have you ever considered where does all the pollution in oceans come from? Though it is not uncommon to see oil spills hogging the limelight in news depicting pictures of fishes, and birds caught in muck and shores with layers of crude destroying flora and fauna, what is not widely known is that the % of such oil spill based pollution is bare 12% of the total pollution we humans have been dumping. The 12% accidental pollution is nothing as compared to the intentional 80% + pollution we have been dumping
"It's My Environment" video project extended! Show that it's your environment by submitting a video clip up to 10 seconds long of someone doing something for the environment, then reading and passing along a sign that says "It's My Environment." It'll look like the sign is traveling from clip to clip, forming a human chain.
Check out the promo video below for an idea of what it'll look like, read the instructions below that, and start filming!
The best clips will be included in the next video.
Panaji : The crucial environment impact assessment reports, based on which mining companies are given green clearances, are rigged and very often are 'cut and paste' jobs, Goa's Environment Minister Aleixo Sequeira said Tuesday.
The Goa government had ordered probe into all the 105 environment impact assessment reports filed by the mining companies to check for such fraudulent data, Sequeira said at an environment conference here.
"I agree that there are several mining firms which do not tell truth in their environment impact assessment reports which they submit to the government," the minister said.
BIG 92.7 FM, one of the largest and biggest commercial FM radio operators in India have tied up with Avon Cycles (Largest Cycle Manufacturers & Exporters from India) for a GREEN Cause!
“The Greenathon will engage the citizens of India to one unique pledge to cycle to work at least once a week,” said a 92.7 BIG FM statement.
As per latest reports, India’s leading private radio, FM network 92.7 BIG FM and AVON Cycles are all set to start a mega cycling event across the country named AVON BIG Greenathon.
“The Radio Station has crafted AVON BIG Greenathon for all its 45 stations throughout the country.” At Srinagar, the AVON BIG Greenathon will start on December 8, at Nehru Park. RJ Nasir will lead the event along with prominent sports persons and bureaucrats in the City. “Soon after the Greenathon, one lucky listener would be selected and would stand to win an AVON JOCKEY bicycle! - autographed by the RJ,” the company handout has said.