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By hook, crook or vision

The 1980s and early 1990s were a time, the world over, of increasingly stereotypical confrontations between industry and environmentalists.

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Caustic-chlorine sector: Under pressure

What would you say of an industry that takes common salt and turns it into one of the most environmentally deadly substances we know of today, namely chlorine?

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Impact of Green Rating Project

The green rating project is not a theoretical exercise which stops at rating companies. The goal of the project is to improve the environmental impacts of industry in India

About Media Resource Centre

The Media Resource Centre (MRC) dovetails its efforts with other CSE units to help disseminate information and establish a sustained and interactive contact with the mass media. The objective is to bring into sharp focus environmental and sustainability issues in national and international media and polity.

Winners of 2008

The awards were announced during a gala event on 18 December 2008 at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The awards were divided into two categories – Top 10 New Schools and Top 10 Change Makers, which have done considerable work on improving their relationship with the environment.

The award ceremony was celebrated as a festival in which schools put up stalls, performed street plays and dances, and participated in a painting competition, green graffiti and photo gallery.

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Winners of 2007

The Green Schools Award were given away at a fun-filled ceremony at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on December 17, 2007.

About 344 schools from across the nation participated, out of which 20 schools were short-listed as the top green schools of the country. Professor Krishna Kumar, Director, National Council for Education, Research and Training (NCERT) presented the awards to the top 20 Green Schools.

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Winners of 2006

The first Gobar Times Green Schools Awards were given away at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on Monday, November 27, 2006. Students and teachers from various schools in Delhi and across India were present in full strength.

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I want to know can I?

Knowing is living, right? I mean, as an inhabitant of this crowded Planet I can survive only if I am aware of what is happening around me, and can mould my actions accordingly. The same applies to every living organism on earth.
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Green Schools Manual

This manual is designed as a self learning and assessment tool so that teachers can work with students to audit their use of natural resources and to experiment with environment friendly practices. The GSP Manual is available in English, Hindi, Kannada, Punjabi and Urdu.
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Green Schools Program

The Green Schools Programme is an ‘inspection’ or ‘survey’ of the school done by its students on its environmental practices (which we call environmental auditing). The students form teams and go around the school on an exploratory journey and find out what’s happening – to the water, energy, land , air and waste in the school. How is the school managing these issues?

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