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NGO 'dignifies relief' to help rebuild Uttarakhand

One year since the flash floods, there are serious concerns over poor infrastructure, environment and survival that continue to haunt people. Upasna Pandey reports The monsoon may come as a big......

'The Kasturirangan Report is a disaster for the Western Ghats'

'If the Kasturirangan Committee report is implemented, the mining and quarrying lobbies will flourish... It will be disastrous for the environment.' 'There will be water shortage, there will be......

Legal regime should define what sustainable sand mining is

More than legal and illegal mining of sand, the issue which stares us in the face is sustainable sand mining, says  Gopal Krishna Will there be compliance with National Green Tribunal’s......

Early flood warning system set up in Assam districts

The Kathmandu-based International Centre of Integrated Mountain Development has launched a project to set up a hi-tech flood early warning system in the flood prone districts of Eastern......

Lessons from Uttarakhand: When 'development' is destruction

To avert another Uttarakhand-type catastrophe, we must change course. We should stop pandering to the Indian elite's insatiable appetite for electricity, which is driving reckless dam construction,......

World Bank nods $23.5m biodiversity loan for India

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $15.36 million credit and $8.14-million grant for a project to conserve high-value forest areas while improving the livelihoods of forest dependent communities......

4 Indians make it to the Forbes Asia philanthropy list

Four Indians, including Rohini Nilekani and Ajay Piramal, have made it to the latest annual Forbes list of 'Heroes of Philanthropy in Asia Pacific' among billionaires and business people. The list,......

Budget: Experts seek higher farm investment, market reforms

Agriculture experts on Thursday asked the government to boost investment in the sector, upgrade farm technologies and issue bonds to fund incomplete irrigation projects, besides focusing on market......

Corporates cheer as Moily takes charge of green nod

Veerappa Moily has two seemingly incompatible jobs. As oil minister, he has overseen India's petroleum and natural gas needs. But now he also runs the environment ministry, where he has issued......

Zombie wheat case: GM food safety debate far from settled

Efforts by Indian activists to challenge the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority Bill, now pending in Parliament, may get a boost from a controversy that has broken out in the US Agricultural......

'I don't think I look like Katrina Kaif'

Zarine Khan made her debut last year in Salman Khan's Veer but her striking resemblance with Salman's ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif piqued everybody's interest more than her work. The pretty......

  People speak for biodiversity project

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Q. "Jaitatpur power plant" a threat to the environment. Comments plz.
:  A. The JPP project got environmental clearance on November 28 hurriedly to please French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who visited India from December...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jaitatpur-power-plant-a-threat-to-the-environment.-comments-//answers/18871762

jag
Q. I want a project on effect of air ,soil&water pollution on biodiversity
Jag:  A. I think this is the project you want to do and you want ready mterial on these. Please go to Wikipedia and search on each of these and work out a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-want-a-project-on-effect-of-air-soilampwater-pollution-on-/18871743/answers/10742428

ramu sonwane
Q. The Sethusamudram project is one of the most ambitious project to be concieved in the Indian port sector. Giving details on the project, explain how it will help India. Also touch upon the environmental impact of the project, with special emphasis on its impact on biodiversity of the region.
Ramu Sonwane:  A. Contact TN GOVT. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-sethusamudram-project-is-one-of-the-most-ambitious-proje/10739254/answers/12691311

Abhishek Goyal
Q. tell me about goa?
Abhishek Goyal:  A. Mr. Goyal Goa pronunciation is India's smallest state in terms of area and the fourth smallest in terms of population. Located on the west coast of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tell-me-about-goa/12691275/answers/11012924

parveen goyal
Q. WHAT IS THE SPECIALITY OF THE WESTERN GHATS?
Parveen Goyal:  A. The area is one of the worlds eight "Hottest biodiversity hotspots" and has over 5000 species of flowering plants, 139 mammal species,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-speciality-of-the-western-ghats/11012880/answers/6750365

  Web results for Biodiversity Project
Govt reviewing hydro power projects

Press Trust of India New Delhi, 23 July: Government today said it is reviewing some of the hydro power projects in the country to ensure that... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/67310-govt-reviewing-hydro-power-projects.html
Australian Genome Research Facility ...

Driven by the unrelenting growth of genomic data sets, the Australian Genome Research Facility is deploying a high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet... ...

http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=144276
Are the Medicinal Benefits of Agarwood About to go Mainstream?

/PRNewswire/ -- Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) already has an important role for agarwood where it is used to relieve spasms and pain, treat... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=62994751
Manipur's New Land Use Policy 2014

Manipur witness enactment of arrays of controversial development policies n the last decade, more so in recent years. The Manipur Hydroelectric... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/41043/new-nuisance-manipurs-new-land-use-policy-2014
River Linking Project will Harm Kuttanad Ecology

KOCHI: The state government has stated its intent to vehemently oppose the move to inter-link Pampa and Achankovil rivers with the Vaipar river in... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/River-Linking-Project-will-Harm-Kuttanad-Ecology/2014/07/22/article2342557.ece

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