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Sep 22, 2017
With Sardar Sarovar Dam inaugurated, Medha Patkar says she will continue to 'bust the myth' around projectThe Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has reached a crucial stage, its leader Medha Patkar said on Thursday, as she sought "guidance and assistance" to continue her fight for the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
Sep 18, 2017
Kashmir's agricultural fields and wetlands are falling prey to large-scale urbanisationKashmir is losing its prime agricultural land and wetlands to rapid urbanisation and faulty land-use, according to a December 2016 state policy document on land use.
Sep 16, 2017
The destruction of reefs is bad news for humanity: How we can work to reverse the damageIn the millions of years of their existence, coral reefs have never faced such a combined onslaught of stressors at such a pace as they do today.
Sep 09, 2017
Former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan booked by CBI in forest land clearance caseCBI booked former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan for alleged abuse of her official position in diverting forest land for a steel plant in Jharkhand in violation of law
Sep 08, 2017
Strike balance between environment and development: Manohar ParrikarGoa chief minister Manohar Parrikar stressed on the importance of striking a balance between development and environment.
Sep 08, 2017
Rally for Rivers: Isha Foundation's campaign has good intentions but minimal scientific backingThe Rally for Rivers may have its heart in the right place. But its methods are really questionable.
Sep 04, 2017
NGT directs environment ministry, Andhra Pradesh govt to examine waste dumping around Polavaram projectThe petitioner alleged environment violations at the site and claimed that huge quantity of waste material was being dumped in agricultural lands near Polavaram project
Sep 02, 2017
Mumbai rains, Hurricane Harvey, Gujarat, Bihar and Assam floods: No place to hide from climate changeAs the recent floods in different regions have shown, there's no hiding from climate change; and citizen apathy, denial of the issue isn't going to help
Sep 01, 2017
Solar powered PHCs provide better healthcare as compared to regular PHCs in ChattisgarhSolar-powered PHCs in Chattisgarh admitted over 50 per cent more patients and conducted almost twice the number of child deliveries in a month.
Sep 01, 2017
Chhattisgarh's solar-powered PHCs show how using alternate sources of energy can transform healthcare in IndiaMore than 50% more patients were admitted and almost twice the number of babies were delivered in a month in solar-powered PHCs in Chhattisgarh.