State of India’s environment: Quality of air, water, land worsened in India’s industrial clusters

State of India’s environment: Quality of air, water, land worsened in India’s industrial clusters Tarapur in Maharashtra emerged the most polluted cluster between 2009 and 2018 Tarapur in Maharashtra emerged the most polluted cluster between 2009 and 2018Read More

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Jammu’s Chipko moment: Green activists protest plan to chop 38,000 trees in Raika

Jammu’s Chipko moment: Green activists protest plan to chop 38,000 trees in Raika The activists highlighted how the proposal was rushed through government departments for permissions   The activists highlighted how the proposal was rushed through government departments for permissions  Read More

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How construction material derived from agro-waste can pave way for sustainable living

How construction material derived from agro-waste can pave way for sustainable living Agro-based biocomposites help in carbon sequestration, control air pollution and reduce global warming Agro-based biocomposites help in carbon sequestration, control air pollution and reduce global warmingRead More

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Time to reset our relationship with nature: UN ahead of 5th Environment Assembly

Time to reset our relationship with nature: UN ahead of 5th Environment Assembly Addressing environmental crises will also help reach sustainable goals such as poverty-alleviation, food and water security and good health, says a new UN report Addressing environmental crises will also help reach sustainable goals such as poverty-alleviation, food and water security and good […]

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Chamoli disaster: What lesson can Himachal learn

Chamoli disaster: What lesson can Himachal learn More than a dozen organizations from the hill state have come together to highlight dangers of climate change, exacerbated by exploitation of land, forests and water More than a dozen organizations from the hill state have come together to highlight dangers of climate change, exacerbated by exploitation of […]

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Char Dham project: Is development equal to disaster?

Char Dham project: Is development equal to disaster? A significant portion of the project falls under dry deciduous biome along dry slopes of rivers. Ruthless harvesting can be perilious for biodiversity and regional ecology A significant portion of the project falls under dry deciduous biome along dry slopes of rivers. Ruthless harvesting can be perilious for biodiversity and regional […]

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The mysterious existence of a leafless kauri stump, kept alive by its forest neighbours

The mysterious existence of a leafless kauri stump, kept alive by its forest neighbours Whatever happens on their journey from feeding themselves to being fed happens out of sight — likely below ground Whatever happens on their journey from feeding themselves to being fed happens out of sight — likely below groundRead More

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