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India, Finland to work closely for environment conservation

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday approved a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with to facilitate closer and long-term cooperation in the field of protection and management of natural resources.

"The MoC is expected to bring in the latest technologies and best practices suited for bringing about better protection, better conservation, and better management of climate change and wildlife protection/conservation," an official release said.

The areas of cooperation under the MoC will include air and water pollution, remediation of contaminated soils, including hazardous wastes, waste-to-energy technologies, climate change; environmental and forest monitoring and

"Both the countries face many environmental challenges like waste water management, conservation of threatened species, control of air and water pollution and increased demand for natural resources," the statement said.



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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 17:22 IST