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Aug 23, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Tendency to back development despite warning from ecologists creates ground for future disastersWhat is important is that ecologists and environmentalists have to work in tandem with the government departments to achieve success on the ground.
Aug 20, 2018
Centre had refused to provide information on Madhav Gadgil report under RTI in 2011, says former Central Information CommissionerFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi said that following an RTI filed by a Kerala resident to obtain the summary of Madhav Gadgil report in 2011, the Centre had denied the appeal and refused to provide information on it.
Oct 28, 2013
'Fragile Western Ghats prone to disaster if conservation delayed'The extremely fragile Western Ghats region is highly prone to natural calamities and chances of an Uttarakhand-like tragedy in the region cannot be ruled out if scientific conservation initiatives are not being implemented at the earliest, says a leading environmentalist.
Oct 18, 2013
MoEF approves Kasturirangan panel report on Western GhatsEnvironment Ministry has given approval to a report on Western Ghats prepared by K Kasturirangan-led panel which has recommended prohibition on development activities in 60,000 sq km ecologically sensitive area spread over six states.
Mar 15, 2013
TN opposes Centre's move to set up Western Ghats Eco authorityThe Tamil Nadu government on Friday opposed Centre's move to establish a Western Ghats Ecology Authority (WGEA) for approval of new projects, saying it was 'totally unnecessary' and a "gross assault on the powers of the state governments".