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Published on: Aug. 11, 2020, 10:34 a.m.
Best practices of human-elephant conflict management in India
  • File picture of elephants in India. Source: Wikipedia

By Business India Editorial

Management strategies to minimise human-elephant conflict in India

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has released a document titled 'Best Practices of Human Elephant Conflict Management'. The document can be accessed here.

The document, a collection of images and management strategies, beautifully illustrates how the impact of human-elephant conflict can be minimised. In India alone, the conflict results in 500 human deaths each year, and causes damage to houses and crops. Over 100 elephants die due to human-related activities: which include poaching for ivory or meat, poisoning, electrocution and collision with trains.

♦ Rural areas to get 600 million LED bulbs at Rs10 apiece without government subsidy

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd plans to offer 600 million LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs in rural areas at Rs10 per piece, without any government support or subsidy. More details can be read here.

Dalai Lama to release book on Climate Change in November

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will be releasing a book titled "Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World" in November. More details about it can be found here.

Maharashtra declares the mangrove as a state tree

The proposal from the state mangrove cell to declare Sonneratia alba or mangrove apple, an evergreen mangrove species found along the state’s coastline, as state mangrove tree was approved during a meeting of the recently constituted State Board of Wildlife. More details can be found here.

Indian climate activist Archana Soreng named by UN chief to advisory group

Archana Soreng, a climate activist from India, has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to an advisory group comprising young leaders. More details can be found here.


E-vehicles

The company sells electric two-wheelers worth Rs1,100 crore in two days

Ola creates history

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The company sells electric two-wheelers worth Rs1,100 crore in two days

Sustainability

Mastercard launches Sustainability Innovation Lab

Mastercard’s masterstroke for sustainability

Published on Sept. 22, 2021, 3:20 p.m.

Mastercard launches Sustainability Innovation Lab

Government and Policy

US senator introduces Bill to boost bilateral cooperation

Kerry launches Indo-US Clean Energy Partnership

Published on Sept. 14, 2021, 8:31 p.m.

US senator introduces Bill to boost bilateral cooperation

Renewable Energy

TN Energy Minister V Senthilbalaji says the state will have Solar Parks in every district

Let a thousand Solar Parks bloom!

Published on Sept. 14, 2021, 11:08 a.m.

TN Energy Minister V Senthilbalaji says the state will have Solar Parks in every district

E-MAGAZINE

Healthcare

Goodyear India partners Americares India Foundation

Published on Feb. 2, 2021, 9:21 p.m.

The partnership will support COVID-19 healthcare facilities in Faridabad and Aurangabad

Environment

Tata Motors launches a 'Go Green' initiative

Published on Dec. 23, 2020, 10:34 a.m.

The company will plant a sapling for the sale of every new commercial vehicle

Women Empowerment

Tata Starbucks ties up with Educate Girls to empower women

Published on Dec. 2, 2020, 3:10 p.m.

The partnership aims to provide volunteering and educational support to those who have relocated to urban cities from villages

Environment

The public sector company is planting a tree for every retail customer visit during its TreeCheers campaign period