Articles by Environment & Ecology

Subansiri Hydel Project: Disaster On The Cards?

After a eight-year gap, work on the Subansiri dam has resumed much to the unhappiness of activists. Project cost has spiraled from Rs 6,900 crore in 2005 to 20,469 crore in 2019!

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Diversity Is The Challenge

Nutrition security for all demands equity as the cornerstone of development

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OPINION | Bureaucratic Hurdles And Mismanagement Of Water Resources Recipes For Disaster

Vested interests and the absence of a people-oriented approach have led to repeated destruction like floods. How often are we going to ignore our constitutional rights, asks Madhav Gadgil

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OPINION | 'In Deep Freeze? From Fish To Hydrocarbons, India Have A Lot To Claim In Antarctica'

While India has no territorial claims over Antarctica, strategic and geopolitical interests over the two polar areas of the world cannot be ruled out, feels Rasik Ravindra

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OPINION | 'The Current Of Destruction Is Strong, Even The Ganga Has Not Been Spared For Political Gains'

Siddharth Agarwal, who walks along rivers across India, feels the common man is being left in the lurch as urban desires will not solve the core issues confronting the rivers of India

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Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Acute shortages, increased demand, huge damages due to annual floods and droughts, and extreme contamination define the looming water scarcity

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Kaziranga Loves A Good Flood

Kaziranga exists because of the floods; they are the lifeblood of this 430 square km protected area, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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Hit By Worst Water Crisis, Why India May Die A Thirsty Death

The red light has been blinking and now the government has acknowledged that India is facing the worst water crisis in its history with about 60 crore people facing high to extreme water stress

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The Slow Violence Of Climate Change Goes Unreported: Amitav Ghosh

After his acclaimed Ibis trilogy, author Amitav Ghosh returns with his new book The Gun Island, a powerful tale of migration and a world that is constantly changing. Read excerpts from his interview.

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A Requiem For Kempty

When hypertourism fell on Mussoorie’s once quaint Kempty Falls

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