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Israel To Help India Clean Up The Ganges River

Green Prophet

Young Israeli tourists are so common in India that in certain regions, restaurants hang signs and write menus in Hebrew. At the end of April, Israeli news site Ynet reported that Israel would be sending engineers, researchers and representatives from water technologies companies to help India clean up the notoriously-polluted Ganges River.

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Camel domestication research challenges Bible’s origins

Green Prophet

Humping it to India. By the seventh century BCE, trade routes like the Incense Road stretched all the way from Africa through Israel to India.

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Israeli Researchers Create World’s First Brain to Computer Interaction

Green Prophet

A new scientific breakthrough at Tel Aviv University is changing the conversation about what it means to be a “natural human being.”

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Trishna Dutta

Nature Conservancy - Science

Sampling in India. NatureNet Fellows biodiversity connectivity India innovative science NatureNet Fellow Photo courtesy of Trishna Dutta.

Escape to green Goa

Green Traveler Guides

Goa’s soft embrace almost feels a world apart from India’s numbing extremes and jarring contrasts. Believe me, I know. Life’s a beach.

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10,000 Birds

And now, researchers from Japan, Germany and Sweden confirmed what I knew all the time, like if I needed them to tell me so. A new study , published in Nature Communications, show that Japanese Great T**s Parus minor combine their calls using specific rules to communicate important compound messages. Conservation research tits

Lek at This, Billboard Fins and Shrinking Goats

Nature Conservancy - Science

New Research. India’s largest dam : granted environmental clearance (but still faces huge local opposition). Extinction Countdown).

India, Oil, And Electric Vehicles

Sierra Club Compass

recently caught up with Anand Gopal of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) to discuss how India tackles this oil import crisis.

Mount Everest Snow, Soil Contains High Levels of Heavy Metals

Wend Magazine

Researchers are recommending that Everest climbers wear dust masks on windy days and do not boil snow for hydration. Bag it! Please wait. Clos

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Coal Killed 100,000 in India in 2012

Sierra Club Compass

A groundbreaking new report has, for the first time, estimated the human toll from India's dirtiest fuel source. billion. While the U.S.

Conventional Power Plants Get Hybrid Dance Partner, the Sun

Green Prophet

Now a Tel Aviv University researcher says that “going hybrid” is a quicker and cheaper route to cleaner electrical power.

Sierra Club India: Clean Energy Tower Power

Sierra Club Compass

  That takes us to the most interesting part of the report - the fact that the near term Tower Power opportunity is basically India.

San Francisco's “green aquarium” boosts shark research

Green Traveler Guides

The 9-1/2 ft. long, 319 lb. female notorhychus cepedianus is one of the largest sharks ever exhibited. You might also like.

The Dangers of E-Waste

Green Blog

North America and Europe are known to export a large percentage of their e-waste to countries like India, China, and Ghana. What is E-waste?

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Adventures Studying Ayurveda in India. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

The Adventures of Studying Ayurveda in India. Like elephant India on Facebook. Want to stay in touch with elephant? Video. Talk Show.

The Promise of Bike-Sharing in India

The Green Changemakers

Ramesh first brought bike-sharing to India in 2010, after witnessing its success in Barcelona, Spain. By Jorge Royan. Source: [link].

I would hate to see their building that houses the organization for prostate cancer research*

Environmental Economics

From the organization that promotes fisheries in India comes this marine monstrosity. At night, bluish-purple. through Hyderabad.

India’s Groundwater Rapidly Depleting

Eco Friendly Daily

A new study which was led by a scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is predicting potential turmoil in northern India due to water shortages. The studied area covers a large region in northern India, including New Delhi and large agricultural zones. The water lost is entirely due to human use, according to the researchers.

Can Tiger Farms Save India’s Wild Tigers?

Eco Friendly Daily

In 1996, I was in India studying endangered species management. That was ten years ago. single tiger can fetch up to US$ 160,000 at retail.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

policy agenda (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lucy Winchester, United Nations (ECLAC/UN), Chile; Raquel Szalachman Assessing patterns of vulnerability, adaptive capacity and resilience across urban centers (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Patricia Romero Lankao, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Mexico; John L. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Batty, A. L.

Australia and India to Collaborate on Clean Fuel Production


The project will focus on improving processes involved in the production of DME, which is a liquid


From Narmada to Tata Mundra: Iconic Indian Activist Demands Clean Energy Transition at World Bank

Sierra Club Compass

That fight all began with the Narmada River Valley Project -- the largest river dam development in India. India International Interviews

NatureNet Science Fellows: Open Call for Applications

Nature Conservancy - Science

Now in its fourth year, the Conservancy’s NatureNet Science Fellows program is specifically designed to broaden conservation science and research in ways that tackle climate change — our world’s most pressing challenge — head on. Climate Change Ideas NatureTech Field Science NatureNet Fellows Research SustainabilityTweet this quote.

15 expat-friendly countries for a birder to move to

10,000 Birds

live in the southeast of Europe, for a while lived in the south of Africa and also have extensively birded western and central India. India (1180 / 1171). What are the best countries for a passionate birder to move to? And why? It makes me think what is the meaning of life, the universe and everything? Why am I here? And it shows.

Connecting the Tigers

Nature Conservancy - Science

It turns out that – when it comes to protecting India’s tigers – size matters, just not in the way most people might think. Tweet this quote.

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VICTORIOUS KIDS EDUCARES - a very, very special school in India

The Green Changemakers

Kidss is an amazing, encouraging school in Pune, India. year olds learn reading, mathematics and 5 foreign languages. In this life or the next?

Delhi’s Birds Need Help!

10,000 Birds

Nadeem Shehzad and his brother Mohammad Saud take in about 1400 injured birds per year in Delhi, India – an enormous number. Here in India we believe that animals and birds have the power to curse or bless, depending what you do to them. I am sure their prayers will be answered by God.” What’s left? Funding! Will you help?

Map the Evidence: What Don’t We Know about Conservation & Human Well-being?

Nature Conservancy - Science

What good is scientific research if no one ever knows about it? Why Evidence Matters. Scientific Resources. McKinnon, M. C., et al. Hausheer.

Friday Photo March: Slogging Through the Mud

Wend Magazine

Here’s what Olivia had to say about her shot: This photo was taken in Jaipur, India, on the rainiest day I have ever experienced. Close

Israel’s Blue I to Detect Floating Dead Pigs in China’s Water

Green Prophet

This is especially true in countries like India, where it’s largest river system, the Ganges, is one of the world’s most polluted.

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Ecological unequal exchange is helping Europe maintain its leading role, greenhouse gases and overconsumption

Green Blog

Semi-periphery nations could for example be China, India, Russia and Brazil. The second category is called the semi-periphery. Hornborg, A.,

Water and Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

In India, a carbon tax could raise $115 billion a year. Some 1.2 billion people live in areas of physical water scarcity, and about 2.4

Scientists want us to believe cockroach milk is a good idea


In the ongoing pursuit of superfoods, some people think insect milk is going to trump plant-based. News Sticky

Organic Towels for Your Health?

Eco Friendly Daily

Organically grown cotton is becoming a big deal these days due to all of the information coming out of India regarding the effects of GM cotton.


Dubai’s Camelicious sees potential European, US market for camel milk

Green Prophet

About 25 years ago, Dubai’s Central Veterinary Research Lab set up a research facility to explore what a camel could really be used for.

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Sustainable Hydropower: Are Small Dams Really Better for the Environment?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Water Resources Research , 49, 1-15. Small hydropower dams (often defined as below 30 MW) are frequently presumed to be low impact. References.

10 Inventions to Save Earth’s Water

Green Prophet

The SODIS method is now being used in countries like India where local freshwater supplies are often contaminated. 3. Wastewater treatment.

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Alchemy Through Ayurveda. ~ Vikram Zutshi {Part 1}

Elephant Journal

I had long been fascinated by indigenous and traditional systems of medicine, and after considerable research took what seemed like a leap of faith at the time and had myself admitted into an intense Ayurvedic regimen in the south Indian coastal state of Kerala.

Camel Milk For Diabetes

Green Prophet

While folks in Dubai enjoy coffee- and chocolate-flavored camel milk drinks , researchers view the thin, bland milk in a more serious light.

Tea Yield And Flavor Declining Due To Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

India produces approximately thirty-one percent of all tea in the world. Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world.