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River experts miffed at being ignored on Ganga revival plan

  Were river experts excluded from IIT consortium on the Ganga River Basin Management Plan? Rashme Sehgal reports. Why were India’s leading river experts including a group of......

Rescuing the Ganga and the country

If the Ganga manages a rebirth, so will the country, observes Subir Roy The strategy to clean up the Ganga is disarmingly simple and can be expressed in two sentences. One: don’t kill the......

SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that......

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This......

Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

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......

Mumbai to Kolli Hills: Anirudh Prasadh changes the fortune of poor farmers

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......

Oz green lobby drags Adani group in court over mine project

An Australian environmental lobby on Tuesday dragged Adani group in the Land court of Queensland, objecting to the Indian mining giant's $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal mine project in the coal-rich......

Implement Kasturirangan report to conserve Western Ghats: Govt

  A glimpse of the Western Ghats. Photograph: Reuben NV/Rediff.com   The Centre on Wednesday told the National Green Tribunal it would pursue the implementation of the Kasturirangan......

'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......
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Diverting tributary will turn river dry, reminds Janardhan Poojary

Yettinahole project will have a catastrophic consequence on Dakshina Kannada district, said former union minister Janardhan Poojary. "It will... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/498052/diverting-tributary-turn-river-dry.html
50 Years of Chinese rule has pushed Tibet into ecological disaster

Aug 29, 8:00 am Hong Kong, Aug.29 ( ANI ): The establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 led to efforts to greatly expand... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail4/story230969/50-years-of-chinese-rule-has-pushed-tibet-into-ecological-disaster.html
The Dead Sea is actually dying

The Dead Sea, a unique body of water marked by mineral-rich, unusually salty water, nearly 10 times saltier than the world's oceans is dying. Its... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/the-dead-sea-is-actually-dying/53007/
Ancient crops to be deposited in Norway's Arctic seed vault for f...

New York, Aug 28 (IBNS): As a significant step towards preserving the world's most important ancient crops for future generations, the head of the... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/F/4181/ancient-crops-to-be-deposited-in-norway-s-arctic-seed-vault-for-future-generations-un.html
RIL, ONGC and Lupin to see some action

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