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‘Protecting the planet is everyone’s job’

06 June 2012

NAGPUR: Some of us may seem to have greater responsibility towards the planet by virtue of our profession. However, it is only when all the inhabitants of the blue planet inculcate a green attitude that environmental sustainability can be achieved. It does not take superheroes to save the planet but a change in the collective consciousness by courageous individuals.

This was the gist of the discussion that took place at National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to mark the World Environment Day. Senior civil judge and secretary of Nagpur District Legal Services Authority Kishore Jaiswal spoke of the legal provisions towards better environment. Chief Guest and former director of National Chemical Laboratory S Sivaram spoke about how the contributions of some renowned scientists drew the world’s attention towards environment and how this had increased the responsibility on science professionals. NEERI director Satish Wate began the discussion saying it was only when we started protecting nature that nature would start protecting us, thus giving us big rewards…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-06-06/nagpur/32078298_1_neeri-world-environment-day-cng-autos


Written by csirindia

June 8, 2012 at 12:30 pm

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