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Fans mark 5th anniversary of 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson's death

Jun 26, 2014

Fans mark 5th anniversary of 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson's death

Dozens of Michael Jackson fans on Wednesday laid heaps of flowers at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, to mark the 5th anniversary of his death. #BuzzPatrol #US #Michael Jackson #This is It #Los Angeles #Propofol #Entertainment #King of Pop #Jackson death #5th anniversary #Forest Lawn cemetery
Forest fires trigger over 24 landmine blasts along LoC in Poonch

Jun 11, 2014

Forest fires trigger over 24 landmine blasts along LoC in Poonch

Raging forest fires have triggered over two dozen landmines along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Blast #explosion #Line of Control #Poonch #LoC #Landmines #forest fire
Investments to get push as Modi govt takes green clearances online

Jun 06, 2014

Investments to get push as Modi govt takes green clearances online

With the government taking environment clearances online, pending projects worth lakhs of crores could get the go-ahead soon. #Economy #India #Narendra Modi #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Ministry of Environment and Forests #CSE #Prakash Javadekar
Will ensure resumption of mining in Goa: MoEF Javadekar

May 31, 2014

Will ensure resumption of mining in Goa: MoEF Javadekar

Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said his ministry would work towards speedy resumption of mining in Goa. #BJP #NewsTracker #MoEF #Panaji #Goa mining #Prakash Javadekar #Kasturirangan #Union Environment and Forests Minister #Kasturirangan committee report #High Level Working Group #HLWG
Illegal sand mining: NGT appoints officer to survey Air Force land

May 21, 2014

Illegal sand mining: NGT appoints officer to survey Air Force land

"Let a senior officer of Mining Department of Haryana conduct a survey within thirty days and the applicant be informed of the dates on which the survey would be conducted," a bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar said. #IndianAirForce #Faridabad #Haryana #IAF #Ministry of Environment and Forests #Sand mining #Illegal sand mining #Ashok Kumar #NGT #Haryana Mining Department #Noida Lok Manch #National Gree Tribunal #Mining Department

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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 #Human-Elephant Conflict

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Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Jul 09, 2014

Grace blends with danger in obscure machete fencing tradition practiced in rural Haiti

Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful dance except that each waves a machete, blades glinting in tropical sunlight...
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Jul 07, 2014

World Cup 2014: Peladão Event Mixes Soccer and Pageant

In the Amazon rain forest, there is a tournament that is equal parts soccer and beauty pageant, played by hundreds of amateur teams which enter their own beauty queens...
Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Jul 04, 2014

Family blames fraternity hazing for death of California State University student

The family of a 19-year-old who died during a barefoot hike in a southern California forest claims the stunt was part of a college fraternity hazing ritual... #California #California State University