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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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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
For our tuskers

Indian wildlife is closely entwined with the country's ethos, culture and traditions. Of all the animals, elephants hold a particularly special... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/497071/for-our-tuskers.html
The Underlying Principle across the SDGs

he SDGs process was seeded at the Rio+20 Conference held in 2012, where the need to focus global attention and effort on priority areas for... ...

http://www.devalt.org/newsletter/Aug15/of_2.htm
India and the Global Sustainable Development Agenda

India on the move but whither Bharat? wo reports released within a span of 5 months in this year provided sharply contrasting visuals of India... ...

http://www.devalt.org/newsletter/Aug15/lead.htm
Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park Likely To Figure In World Heritage List

Odisha's Bhitarkanika national park may figure in the world heritage list with the state's forest department and wildlife officials trying to come... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/odishas-bhitarkanika-national-park-likely-to-figure-in-world-heritage-list/

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