Environment

Air, water pollution offences more than triple in 2020: NCRB

Air, water pollution offences more than triple in 2020: NCRB Only 8 of 36 states and Union territories register cases for violating air, water pollution laws in 2020 Only 8 of 36 states and Union territories register cases for violating air,...

Tiles made from plastic and fly ash: A waste-to-wealth approach

Tiles made from plastic and fly ash: A waste-to-wealth approach Tiles manufactured using fly ash and plastics are cost-effective and help save irrigable topsoil Tiles manufactured using fly ash and plastics are cost-effective and help save irrigable topsoilRead More

This 500-acre plot of land is a sanctuary for native trees of Rajasthan

This 500-acre plot of land is a sanctuary for native trees of Rajasthan After bringing water to a 500-acre plot by using traditional wisom, Manavendra Shekhawat and his team converted it into a veritable Eden After bringing water to a 500-acre...

Environment-related offences recorded 78% increase in 2020

Environment-related offences recorded 78% increase in 2020 Tamil Nadu has the country’s highest number of environment-related crimes Tamil Nadu has the country’s highest number of environment-related crimesRead More

When defending environment came at a price — of life

When defending environment came at a price — of life At least 227 land and environmental defenders were killed in 2020. But the year also saw communities winning against industries and governments At least 227 land and environmental defenders were...

A new rights organisation brings focus back to climate-resilient development in Sunderbans

A new rights organisation brings focus back to climate-resilient development in Sunderbans Concrete river dam, land lease documents, road connectivity and mitigation of problems of migrants were some of the demands raised at the 1st meeting Concrete river dam, land lease...

The women who appear in Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ are finally getting their due, 700 years later

The women who appear in Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ are finally getting their due, 700 years later A project regarding researching and composing Wikipedia entries on Dante’s (female) characters has doubled as advocacy A project regarding researching and composing Wikipedia entries on Dante’s (female)...

NGT refuses to allow commercial construction on Shimla railway land

NGT refuses to allow commercial construction on Shimla railway land A proposal allowing the construction of a hotel and other commercial structures on land in Shimla’s railway warehouse has been rejected A proposal allowing the construction of a hotel and other...

This man changed the fortunes of a barren land using traditional water wisdom

This man changed the fortunes of a barren land using traditional water wisdom A flood-ravaged desert turned into a home for 120 species of birds, 70 species of native trees and thousands of animals A flood-ravaged desert turned into a home...

Kinnaur landslides: Will the fragile district survive misguided ‘green energy’ projects?

Kinnaur landslides: Will the fragile district survive misguided ‘green energy’ projects? The ecology of Himachal Pradesh’s hydropower hub is too fragile for such projects The ecology of Himachal Pradesh’s hydropower hub is too fragile for such projectsRead More

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Florida GOP Bookkeeper Who Railed Against ‘Faucism’ Dies Of COVID-19

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