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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......

Rio+ 20: Show environmental leadership, Indian NGO to PM

While Indian Non-Governmental Organisations are by no means as well networked as they were at the original Earth Summit in this coastal Atlantic city, despite the boom in electronic communications,......

Saving the Sundarbans

On September 6, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Bangladesh for a highly anticipated round of talks. This is the moment for both sides to look afresh at the Sundarbans and make it the......

Mrs Gandhi: Fearlessness in the national interest

R Rajamani, a retired bureaucrat, worked in the Prime Minister's Office between 1978 and 1983. During his tenure he worked for three prime ministers: Morarji Desai, Charan Singh and Indira Gandhi.......

Earth's tropical zone 'on the move'

A new scientific review has revealed that the Earth's tropical zone is expanding, possibly moving cyclones, rainfall patterns, pests, and diseases.An international team, led by James Cook......

COLUMN: Why there's a twist in the GM tale

Agricultural scientists are all for gene-altered crops that are safe for the environment and health and are beneficial to farmers, notes Surinder Sud. By raising frivolous objections to the......

COLUMN: Open fight over sustainability

Millions of people are still struggling to meet their basic needs for food, water and livelihoods and eco-systems are also being devastated, both by industry and competition for survival at the......

COLUMN: Can India Inc deliver tomorrow's economy?

Corporations are still hard-wired for the old 'brown' economy which aims to generate only shareholder value not stakeholder value, ruesRajni Bakshi.At a time when politicians seem to be taking the......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

'Climate change may cause extinction of rare NE flora, fauna'

A number of rare and endemic species of flora and fauna found in the North East may soon be extinct due to climate change unless conservation efforts are accelerated warns a new report."Species......
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Wetlands in J&K cry for conservation

Wetland ecosystems need to be conserved for the huge biodiversity they hold, socioeconomic advantages they offer, hydrological role they play,... ...

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Tourism development in Africa challenged by wildlife crime

Wildlife watching tourism is one of the most important tourism segments in Africa, according to new UNWTO research released on the occasion of... ...

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Days and nights on the Ganga

when Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's pinstripe monogrammed suit went on auction in Surat to raise additional funds for the Union government's... ...

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Where do Adivasis stand in Indian law?

Adivasis constitute 8.6 percent of Indians. The Constitution has always aimed to protect their interests. Has the law? Grist Media 3 minutes 45... ...

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Divide and rue- Federating Far-West

By Dinesh Prasad Nepal is in the process of restructuring the state through a new federal democratic constitution. In this... ...

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