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CSIR-IHBT Hosts World Bioresource Technology Summit on Environment Day – HIMACHAL HEADLINES

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The CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology announced the launch of the World Bioresource Technology Summit on June 5, 2024. This date coincides with Environment Day, a global celebration dedicated to the protection and conservation of the environment.

During the welcome address, the Institute’s Director, Dr. Sudesh Kumar Yadav, highlighted the significance of World Environment Day and discussed its history. She emphasized the unique bio-wealth of the Himalayas and the visible impacts of pollution and climate change on this region. Dr. Yadav noted the Institute’s efforts in environmental conservation through research and various projects aimed at preserving natural resources in the Himalayan area.

The chief guest, Prof. Sudesh Yadav from the School of Environmental Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, delivered a lecture on “Sustainability for Life.” He stressed that human existence is intrinsically linked to the environment, pointing out that a polluted environment poses a severe threat to life. Prof. Yadav advocated for significant changes in our lifestyles to adopt more environmentally friendly practices.

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