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Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report
science

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report

Seafloor nodules contain battery metals needed to fuel the transition to clean energy, but trawling for them can disrupt ecosystems that we don't know about.

Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water level
India

Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water level

t the NITI Ayog's meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sawant said his government would take steps to ensure proper rainwater harvesting to overcome scarcity in the state. Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of Mahadayi, have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of water of the river. Environmentalist Sachin Tendulkar said that the focus should be on rainwater recharge in higher reaches and foothills of the state through micro watershed-based approach.

Bombay High Court admits defamation case against Sunita Narain's magazine
India

Bombay High Court admits defamation case against Sunita Narain's magazine

The Bombay High Court has admitted a defamation suit against "Down to Earth" magazine, edited by noted environmentalist Sunita Narain.

US naturalist offers himself as dinner to an anaconda on air for reality show
World

US naturalist offers himself as dinner to an anaconda on air for reality show

The staunch environmentalist offered himself as dinner to an anaconda — and was swallowed alive, filming every moment.

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs
Politics

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions.