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By Shambhavi Saxena: Presently, a tensed junction exists between an Indian municipal act permitting the culling of stray dogs and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960. As a ...
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By Anjali Nambissan:  First up, this post has nothing at all to do with climate science or Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri’s decade-long career of researching and collating pivotal climate research. ...
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By Anjali Nambissan:  Yeah, yeah we’ve all read about it now. Everybody is talking about how high the particulate matter in Delhi’s air is. How everyone is choking on PM ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: The National Green Tribunal, you may have read, has been heralded for upholding the cause of wildlife conservation overruling the BJP government’s subversive tactics to declaw the ...
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By Anjali Nambissan:  Dusty red mountains for landscape, an almost negligible atmosphere with 95 per cent carbon dioxide for ambience, and an average temperature of minus 50 degrees Celsius. Your ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: “People who talk about saving the planet, do little else. They just talk.” My brother-in-law and I were engaged in a heated ideological argument about ‘tree-huggers’ (his generalisation ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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