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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......

Five things the environment minister must do

Our new Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has a reputation for sensitivity towards ecology carved through his exemplary speech in the Rajya Sabha wherein he had eloquently denounced the world's......

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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Q. Why should we conserve wildlife?
:  A. Wildlife is a priceless treasure. Nature really is an incredibly beautiful thing. From an economical point of view, ecosystems like coral reefs and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-we-conserve-wildlife//answers/14563176

Koustubh Ghosh
Q. Types of Biodiversity ?
Koustubh Ghosh:  A. Biodiversity is the part of nature which includes the difference in genes among the individuals of a species, the variety and richness of all the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/types-of-biodiversity-/14562924/answers/13278381

Rakesh Joshi
Q. In which way do you think each one of you (including myself) contribute to the conservation of our natural resources ?
Rakesh Joshi:  A. Our society depends on the maintenance and protection of ecosystems. Yet resources in many ecosystems are often over-exploited or managed in...... more

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New UN report warns of 'devastating' effects from ongoing destruc...

New York, Sept 30 (IBNS) The world is losing its mangroves at a faster rate than global deforestation, the United Nations revealed on Monday,... ...

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Nature provides for our need, not greed

Illustration: Pradeep Yadav Deforestation is clearing earth's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land.... ...

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Governments pledge action to advance indigenous rights

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS) Scattered across the globe, indigenous peoples are among the most disadvantaged and vulnerable populations on earth.... ...

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Obama to create world's largest protected marine reserve in Pacific Ocean

Washington: President Obama will use his legal authority Thursday to create the world's largest fully protected marine reserve in the central... ...

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Asia Pulp and Paper signs New York Declaration on Forests at UN Climate Summit to help tackle climate change

Mr. Teguh Ganda Wijaya, Chairman of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), today joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York... ...

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