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2013 World Environment Congress
Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment
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The main theme of the World Environment Congress 2013 is “Think • Eat • Save”.

The following topics may also be covered :

* Climate Change
Global warming
Global dimming
Fossil fuels
Sea level rise
Greenhouse gas
Ocean acidification
Shutdown of thermohaline circulation
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Urban Heat Islands

* Conservation
Species extinction
Pollinator decline
Coral bleaching
Holocene extinction
Invasive species
Poaching
Endangered species

* Energy
Energy conservation
Renewable energy
Efficient energy use
Renewable energy commercialization
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing

* Environmental Degradation
Eutrophication
Habitat destruction
Invasive species
Soda lake

* Environmental Health
Air quality
Asthma
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Electromagnetic fields
Electromagnetic radiation and health
Indoor air quality
Lead poisoning
Sick Building Syndrome
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing

* Genetic Engineering
Genetic pollution
Genetically modified food controversies

* Intensive Farming
Overgrazing
Irrigation
Monoculture
Environmental effects of meat production
Slash and burn
Pesticide drift
Plasticulture

* Land degradation
Land pollution
Desertification
Soil
Soil conservation
Soil erosion
Soil contamination
Soil salination
Alkali soils

* Land Use
Urban sprawl
Habitat fragmentation
Habitat destruction

* Nanotechnology
Nanotoxicology
Nanopollution

* Nuclear Issues
Nuclear fallout
Nuclear meltdown
Nuclear power
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear and radiation accidents
Nuclear safety
High-level radioactive waste management

* Overpopulation
Burial
Water crisis
Overpopulation in companion animals
Tragedy of the commons
Gender Imbalance in Developing Countries
Sub-replacement fertility levels in developed countries

* Ozone depletion
CFC
Biological effects of UV exposure

* Pollution
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Nonpoint source pollution
Point source pollution
Light pollution
Noise pollution
Visual pollution
Water pollution
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Acid rain
Eutrophication
Marine pollution
Ocean dumping
Oil spills
Thermal pollution
Urban runoff
Water crisis ò Marine debris
Microplastics
Ocean acidification
Ship pollution
Wastewater
Fish kill
Algal bloom
Mercury in fish
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing
Air pollution
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Smog
Tropospheric ozone
Indoor air quality
Volatile organic compound
Atmospheric particulate matter
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing

* Reservoirs
Environmental impacts of reservoirs

* Resource depletion
Exploitation of natural resources
Overdrafting
Consumerism
Consumer capitalism
Planned obsolescence
Over-consumption
Fishing
Blast fishing
Bottom trawling
Cyanide fishing
Ghost nets
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
Overfishing
Shark finning
Whaling
Logging
Clearcutting
Deforestation
Illegal logging
Mining
Acid mine drainage
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing
Mountaintop removal mining
Slurry impoundments

* Toxins
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
DDT
Endocrine disruptors
Dioxin
Toxic heavy metals
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Herbicides
Pesticides
Toxic waste
PCB
Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing

* Waste
Electronic waste
Litter
Waste disposal incidents
Marine debris
Medical waste
Landfill
Leachate
Environmental impact of the coal industry
Incineration
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Exporting of hazardous waste
Environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing 

The sub-themes are :

1. “Positive Thinking through Attitudinal and Behavioural Change”

2. “Environmental Protection as a National Responsibility”

3. “Disaster Education in Schools, Colleges and Universities”

4. “Organic and Health Food Production and Distribution”

5. “Optimisation of the Food and Health Budgets”

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