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Media workshop in Puducherry to discuss the threat of urbanization to lakes and water bodies

Chennai experienced its worst floods in recent history. While unexpected and heavy rainfall was initially held responsible for the flooding, analysis has further shown that destruction of wetlands in Chennai, which stands strategically at the tail end of several rivers, was a primary reason as well. Town planners see only land, not water, and everyone wants buildings and more buildings. Cities like Hyderabad and Bengaluru, too, have lost their wetlands and lakes due to urban expansion, pollution and catchment loss.

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Date: February 29, 2016

Three Days Specialised Programme on Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility for Cities

CSE is organising a three days specialised training programme on ‘Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility for Cities’ for regulators in New Delhi from March 2 – 4, 2016.

This is a specialised programme designed to help officials in developing strategies needed for sustainable transport. This workshop will focus on both the public transport and non-motorized transport modes. 

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Date:  March 2 – 4, 201

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CSE Media Fellowships: Minor Minerals, Major Story

CSE is happy to reannounce this fellowship for Indian journalists due to popular demand. The dates of receiving finished applications and fellowship period have been accordingly revised.

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Date: Feb. 10 - March 10, 2016

Lab Head for Pollution Monitoring Laboratory

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), an established institution known for its rigorous and scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues is looking for a Senior Scientist for its state of the art laboratory for monitoring pollution and toxins.

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