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video How Cyclone Fani damaged Chilika, India's biggest brackish water lake?

Chilika is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second biggest in the world. Spanning of 1,100 square kilometers, this lake sustains 500 species of flora and fauna along with 200 fish species. Cyclone Fani, which hit Orissa coast on April 26, 2019 opened three additional mouths

video How much heat can the human body take

When summer is at its peak, Delhi recorded its hottest June day on the 10th at 48°C. Rajasthan's Dholpur witnessed the highest temperature of the season with 51C.

video The Chipko movement as it stands today

The idea behind the Chipko movement originated in early 1970s from Mandal, a village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Forty-three years later, Down To Earth travelled to Chamoli and Tehri Garhwal

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Industry

CSE facilitates a landmark change in Tanzania's Environmental Regulations

CSE provided crucial support in formulating the Regulations to the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC), which is the nodal agency in Tanzania for conducting environmental impact assessments, compliance and enforcement.

Waste

Making a big impact in Bihar

Bihar’s first solid waste processing site to convert organic waste into compost was inaugurated recently in Muzaffarpur by Suresh Kumar Sharma, the state’s minister for urban development and housing. CSE’s intervention in the city is now being viewed as a model to be replicated in the entire state.

Water and Wastewater Management

CSE Signed an MoU with the International Water Association (IWA)

April 2, 2019

Sustainable management of water and wastewater is one of the essential prerequisites for development in modern times.

Renewable Energy

Promoting Distributed Renewable Energy

CSE has used its research to constantly engage with the government and advocate for change in the government’s policy framework. CSE was part of a committee that worked with Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to draft India’s first ‘National mini-grid policy’ for rural electrification based on renewable energy.