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Jan 14, 2019
Himalayas witness unabated construction as authorities ignore looming climate change issuesWhile infrastructure projects such as dams and roads gather pace in the Himalayas, there is no cooperation between India, China and Nepal to tackle the growing problems associated with climate change
Jan 12, 2019
Amid politicking, Nepal's largest dam project has left locals in limbo for decadesNepal’s largest dam project is caught up in wider regional political play, leaving locals in limbo for decades.
Jan 09, 2019
Abandoned by Nepal and China, the Hilsa village lives in fear of floodsTibet’s development boom has left downstream Nepal more vulnerable to floods and dam collapse – with both governments turning a blind eye
Jan 04, 2019
Dropping beef from your diet could save millions of lives, slash emissions: WEFReplacing meat — particularly beef — in diets has huge benefits for human & environmental health: Studies.
Dec 27, 2018
Recycling all the world's plastic could buy you Apple, Microsoft and the NFLIf an individual recycled all the world's plastic, they would be the richest person on the planet.
Dec 25, 2018
As Delhi pollution levels hit 'severe' on Christmas eve, green activists argue for decentralised governanceWhile the central and Delhi governments continue to fail to come together to resolve the air pollution problem, they slay Delhi's spirits one festival at a time.
Dec 19, 2018
Goa Liberation Day: Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant asks citizens to help make state free of plastic and pollutionLegislative Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant said that the state government is trying hard to make Goa plastic and pollution free, but the efforts can become fruitful only with the active participation of citizens.
Dec 17, 2018
80% of Indians polled in 17 cities believe air pollution affects quality of life, but lack of awareness is rampant, finds new studyIndia is ranked as one of the world’s most polluted countries, with 14 cities in the top 20 most polluted cities globally, but the rural population that is affected the most by pollution knows the least about it.
Dec 13, 2018
Bengal's favourite fish, the hilsa, could soon be extinct as fishing trawlers flout lawsTrawler owners ignore the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing, driving Bengal’s favourite fish to near-extinction in the Ganga.
Dec 12, 2018
Indian 'Help Us Green' wins UN Award for recycling temple waste, empowering womenHelp Us Green plans to expand to Bangladesh and Nepal, providing livelihoods to 5100 women by 2021.