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Why PM Modi's fiveday US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Sep 23, 2014

Why PM Modi's fiveday US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Does it make sense for Narendra Modi to disappear for five days to the US when his party is facing two crucial elections and many of the reforms depend on the BJP winning these elections? #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #Forest Rights Act #Food Security Act #RTE #Indo-US ties #Modi's US visit #Jan Dhan Yojana #Land Act
Tripura govt clears proposal to denotify land in wildlife sanctuary

Sep 19, 2014

Tripura govt clears proposal to denotify land in wildlife sanctuary

Tripura government has cleared the proposal for denotifying a 12.4 km stretch of land inside Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, removing a major obstacle for railway extension work in the state. #India #Railways #North East #Tripura #Forest Land #wildlife sanctuary #Trishna wildlife sanctuary
16 maoists in Chhattisgarh surrender bringing number of yielding rebels to 220 this year

Sep 18, 2014

16 maoists in Chhattisgarh surrender bringing number of yielding rebels to 220 this year

The outlawed Maoist movement in Bastar region continued to lose its lower rung cadres as 16 ultras surrendered in south Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday. #Crime #chattisgarh #Maoist #Raipur #Bijapur #Marimalla forests #surrendering maoists
Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom, says study

Sep 17, 2014

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom, says study

A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants. #science #forests #Dinosaurs #Meteorite #ScienceBuzz #Deciduous plants #Evergreen forests
Woman maoist with Rs1,10,000 bounty on head arrested in Chattisgarh

Sep 16, 2014

Woman maoist with Rs1,10,000 bounty on head arrested in Chattisgarh

A woman maoist, carrying a reward of Rs1.10 lakh on her head, was arrested during a joint search operation by security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said on Tuesday. #Crime #chattisgarh #Maoist #Raipur #Bijapur #Marimalla forests

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The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Feb 04, 2013

The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

The poor custodians of natural resources on the ground have become dispensable pawns in the games the growth and the green lobbies play. #Development #InMyOpinion #MINING #forests #tribals #natural resources
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Mar 04, 2012

Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Ultimately, elephants and humans both pay the price when development projects pay no heed to animal occupancy. #HowThisWorks #Elephants #Karnataka Forest Department #Hassan District #HumanElephant Conflict
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Oct 01, 2014

Road paving at East Forest Park intersection delayed one day

This is an update of a 1:15 p.m. story regarding paving work in East Forest park SPRINGFIELD -- The paving of the intersection of Sumner Avenue, Allen Street and Harkness Avenue in East Forest Park has been delayed one day due to Wednesday&aposs rain...
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Oct 02, 2014

Reports: 2 police officers hurt in forest during hunt for Eric Frein

Two medical helicopters and an ambulance were requested Wednesday night for injuries suffered by two police officers in the Monroe County woods where they were searching for fugitive Eric Frein...
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Oct 01, 2014

Climate change is threatening our health

In 2009, the Lancet called climate change the “biggest global health threat of the 21st century.” Many physicians, myself included, were surprised by this diagnosis. Bigger than cancer? Heart disease? Really? Since then floods have flattened crops an... #American Medical Association #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change