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Nov 14, 2017
CPM promises action against Thomas Chandy in corruption case, says 'no compromise on lawbreakers'Amidst mounting pressure for the resignation of Transport Minister Thomas Chandy, the ruling CPM on Tuesday made it clear that the party would not make any compromise in dealing with those who violate the law.
Sep 18, 2017
Kashmir losing its agricultural land to rapid urbanisation and unplanned construction, reveals revenue reportKashmir 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.
Jul 20, 2017
SC expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands, questions Centre on preservation effortsSupreme Court observed that a number of wetlands and lakes disappeared and according to reports, it was one of the reasons for the 2015 Chennai floods
Jun 16, 2017
Madras HC issues notice to Centre, Tamil Nadu govt on preservation of wetlandsMadras High Court directed the central and Tamil Nadu governments to file within six weeks a report on the steps taken on preservation of wetlands in the state.
Jun 13, 2017
Watch: War-torn Kabul becomes a protected site for migratory birdsArray
May 28, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: 718 people booked for encroachment on water bodies, wetlandsA large number of wetlands and water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir has been encroached upon, posing a serious threat to biodiversity.
Jan 15, 2017
Watch: TM Krishna reclaims the word 'poromboke' and urges to 'Save Ennore Creek'The new video features TM Krishna sitting at various spots along the East Coast Road in Chennai which have seen rapid 'development' over the years — concrete replaces sand, trees and anything from the Earth.
Aug 16, 2016
For a truly 'smart city', we have to look beyond land value and towards ecosystemsWhen city planners compromise on basic principles and fail to respect the topography and end up serving real estate interests, the flooding problem becomes inbuilt into the city structure.
Jul 18, 2016
Chennai's IT Corridor is priority for PWD, while Pallikaranai marsh is left to dieThe Pallikaranai marsh is also crucial for the adjoining Tambaram, Velachery, Medavakkam and Thiruvanmiyur areas, much of Chennai’s prized IT Corridor. The existence of this protected marshland ensures that the ground water in all of these surrounding areas is kept recharged. Tens of thousands of residents in these areas will go thirsty if the marsh dries up.
Jun 12, 2016
The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India's wetlands. But is this the best way?Wetlands are the natural kidneys of our planet, and in India, they deserve much more than what the Draft Wetlands Rules 2016 propose