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Did the timber mafia cause the forest fires?

  'The kind of losses the nation is facing are incalculable.'Rashme Sehgal reports for Rediff.com on how fires are blazing across Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and have reached the doorstep......

'Intolerance is part of democracy'

'The darkest days of Indian democracy were (during) the Emergency when basic democratic rights were suspended. For a time it seemed as though India would move along the East Asian model --......

'Countries that forget their history cannot have a future'

Mahesh Rangarajan, director of the historic Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi, tells Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com how the first prime minister will always remain relevant, and the efforts......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

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,......

Govt eases green laws to please industry

The Narendra Modi-led government has issued around 50 fresh guidelines easing conditions for industry in about six months, beside launching an online system for applying environment clearances. The......

Now, plastic bags can produce diesel

Plastic shopping bags, an abundant source of litter on land and at sea, can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist......

The answer to Maoism? People-friendly growth

The challenge of Maoism can be met with equitable and inclusive socio-economic progress, writes B G Verghese.The Supreme Court on May 7 ruled that natural resources were national assets that......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

How Tata Chem is giving sharks a future

They have both 'whale' and 'shark' in their names. However, whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, are not aggressive killers but easy target for hunters in large numbers along the Gujarat......
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Bleaching kills 35% of corals in northern and central parts of Great Barrier Reef

Oliver Lanyon, Senior Ranger in the Great Barrier Reef region for the Queenlsand Parks and Wildlife Service, takes photographs and notes during an... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/world/bleaching-kills-35-of-corals-in-northern-and-central-parts-of-great-barrier-reef/244259.html
US experts to study wildfires, their impact on invertebrates

Two environmental experts from the US will soon be working on a project to study the forest fires of Uttarakhand and their impact on invertebrates... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/dehradun/u-khand-us-experts-to-study-wildfires-their-impact-on-invertebrates/story-8E3Uvx99kj0UchpSChTk3K.html
Low-flying choppers to Kedarnath raise concerns among wildlife experts

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is keeping an eye on the sky to measure the impact on the fragile Himalayan eco-system from helicopters... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/dehradun/low-flying-choppers-to-kedarnath-raise-concerns-among-wildlife-experts/story-DIolHRBkdBgYAuTNXvOjuN.html
EAC tables US$ 100 million budget to EALA

presented Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2016/2017 totaling $101,374,589 to the East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Arusha.... ...

http://www.tralac.org/news/article/9772-eac-tables-us-100-million-budget-to-eala.html
Wildlife Institute to survey man-animal conflict in Ukhand

A top wildlife research institute will survey growing man-animal conflict including the frequent run-ins with leopards that have killed hundreds of... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/dehradun/wildlife-institute-to-survey-man-animal-conflict-in-u-khand/story-rWzQLsSFCLquWQBlKKrGoL.html

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