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Development vs Environment: The Situation in Meghalaya

by- Isheeta Sharma * On June 22, the Public Works Department (PWD) cut down ancient Pine trees on the 7th Mile Upper Shillong stretch of the National Highway. These trees have been in existence since the colonial period. However, many… Continue Reading →

Karnataka Forest Department To Cut 6000+ Trees, Gives 10 Days For Objections

by- Isheeta As part of its Singanayakanahalli lake revival project under Hebbal-Nagawara Valley Project, Karnataka Forest Department has issued a notice for the cutting of over 6000 trees. The Hebbal-Nagawara Valley Project is aimed at recharging water levels in arid… Continue Reading →

The Second Wave of Covid 19 : Widening the Gaps of Inequality As Seen in The Tea-Gardens of Assam

The Second Wave of Covid 19 : Widening the Gaps of Inequality As Seen in The Tea-Gardens of Assam June 8, 2021 by- Europa Doley* Image Source – Google Earlier this month, a picture of a woman hailing from a… Continue Reading →

Demand Immediate release of Environmental activist PL SIGN PETITION #StandWithPiyush

PL SIGN AND SHARE , IMMEDIATE RELEASE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST PIYUSH SETHIA NOW https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Tamil_Nadu_Chief_Minister_Immediate_release_of_Environmental_activist_Piyush_Sethia/   Activist Piyush Manush, part of the Salem Citizen’s Forum, was arrested under charges of criminal intimidation when he chained himself to a road-roller on Friday to protest… Continue Reading →

A bridge on the river Kosi #mustread

Chicu Lokgariwar Posted on August 3, 2014 – To reduce the cost of building a bridge on the Kosi, the Bihar govt. set aside the recommendations of its committee. The decision may not have saved money, but the shortcut has… Continue Reading →

India’s forests cover is only half of what Forest Ministry claims

By M Rajshekhar, ET Bureau | 17 Jul, 2014,   REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: The divergence has come to light due to a new methodology adopted by the Dehradun-based Forest Survey of India (FSI) this year. ET SPECIAL:   NEW DELHI: India has… Continue Reading →

Women and the environment #WorldEnvironmentDay

As debate on climate responses persists, water levels rise and climate change is causing destruction around the world. Among the most affected are women, as they gather water, fish, or farm land affected by flooding. During pregnancy and motherhood, their… Continue Reading →

#India – Mining Mafias’ brigandage of Baitarani, Odisha

February 5, 2014 at 9:17 am  •   Baitarani is beck of mining mafia. By the bash of mining, Baitarani always beleaguered. Who was to look after the bounties of Baitarani? Did Odisha government know about such brigandage of river Baitarani… Continue Reading →

Don’t Cut Trees till Odisha Gives Nod, NGT Tells Posco

The South Korean Steel major Posco can’t start work on construction of `53,000 crore steel plant in Odisha as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday stopped the company from felling trees at the plant site till the state government… Continue Reading →

#India – Centre raps Odisha for nod to Bhushan Steel plant #goodnews

   Posted Saturday October 05, 2013  The union ministry of Environment and Forests has expressed surprise over the acts of the Odisha government authorities who allowed Bhushan Steel and Strips to utilise the forest land even though the final approval for… Continue Reading →

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