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By Anjali Nambissan: Rahul Gandhi’s all guns blazing response to former Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan’s allegations of his interference in her work as MoE does not make him the good ...
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By Utsarjana Mutsuddi: Humanity is truly an enigmatic creation of nature, isn’t it? First, it spends centuries killing animals for various purposes like the valuable skins, tusks, horns and of ...
Indian Minister of Environment and Fores

By Moumita Ghosh:  “Over the last 11 months, I have suffered the most excruciating mental agony, and have been continuously attacked, wrongly vilified and defamed in the media, and exposed ...
modi and obama

By Anjali Nambissan: The recent US-India bonhomie has the potential to set in motion some real climate action. As the world reflects on what US President Barack Obama’s three day ...
Climate protest in Dublin

By Shradha S: In Naomi Klein’s recent book ‘This Changes Everything’, she quotes Yotam Marom, an organizer with Occupy Wall Street in New York, who wrote in July 2013 – ...
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By Utsarjana Mutsuddi: Imagine- a huge portion of your favourite seafood disappearing from your platter; the bedrock for the next big medical discovery gone; more than 25% of an ecosystem, ...
dolphin

By Susmita Abani: When holders of powerful positions throughout the world turn a blind eye on matters of our ailing environment, blinkered towards nothing but business interests, it never fails ...
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By Ezra Rynjah: In the words of our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, “no one can usurp tribal land”. This statement was made in Jharkhand at an election rally in response to ...
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By Abhishek Jha: “Whether it’s photography or activism, it requires involvement. If you want to be a good photographer, then you must familiarise yourself with photography. If you want to ...
western ghats

By Rachita Taneja:  To, Prakash Javadekar Minister of State – Environment, Forests and Climate Change Government of India We are writing to express a deep concern over the future of the ...
obama G20

By Pooja Parvati: Newsflash: In the recently-concluded G20 Meet (15-16 November) in Brisbane, Australia, US President Barrack Obama and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe committed to $4.5 billion towards a Green ...
An injured male chinkara is rescued by a Bishnoi woman. After a few hours, it was moved to the rescue centre at Jodhpur Zoo. Photo credit: Gajendra Singh

By Charu Bahri: All of 16 years old, a court-weary case is nearing its denouement: On November 5, the Supreme Court reserved its judgement on the infamous Salman Khan poaching ...
Elephant electrocuted near Bandipur – Photo Courtesy: Centre for Wildlife Studies

By Deepa Padmanaban: Bangalore: It’s the harvest season, and on the fringes of a south Karnataka forest, Muthamma (she uses one name) prepares for the raids on her fields of ...
coal

By Avimuktesh Bhardwaj: Coal is fast becoming a part of the problem for larger masses. What is obviously surprising is that it was never a complete solution for development in ...
Big dams protest

By Bala Sai: One might recollect that in early 2014, Modi started his election campaign from the North East. Amid the torrents of populist rhetoric he rolled out in his ...
Diwali crackers

By Anshul Tewari: So you had a great Diwali celebration with fire-cracker-bursting sessions with friends, didn’t you? Here’s what – according to a report by The Meteorology Department, Delhi has recorded the ...
global warming

By Joy Mitra: In its report, Turn Down the Heat: Climate extremes, regional Impacts and the Case for Resilience, the world bank looks at the impact of warming on agricultural ...
cyclone hudhud

By Bala Sai: The signs of an impending calamity hung heavily in the air as coastal towns across Andhra Pradesh wore a deserted look, streets empty and doors shut, as ...
ewaste

By Kirrat Sachdeva: When it comes to digitizing our lifestyle, our choices are pretty naïve. Possessing the latest configuration in gadgets is no longer a question of affordability as the ...
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By Mayank Jain: In the hullaballoo of Prime Minister’s visit to the US, the UN climate change summit and a million other things, mainstream media conveniently forgot to deliver us ...
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By Kabir Arora: Mr. Modi’s recent speech, which received a standing ovation from the Indian delegation in a largely empty United Nations General assembly, is a representation of our collective ...
Goa

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By Tallulah D’Silva: The Union Minister of State for Tourism, Shri Shripad Naik, recently stated that he will support and promote a green tourism plan for Goa. A good plan ...

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