Articles by Environment & Ecology

Pizzazz In A Pineapple Frock

Fruity fabrics and ‘waste not, want not’: sustainable ­fashion is on the ascendant

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Putting An Abrupt Stop To Crop Burning Is An Impossible Aspiration

Driven desperate by the smog cycle, north India wants the field fires doused, but it will take more time

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Grow With Roots In The Earth | By Madhav Gadgil

Kerala must now aim for harmonious development, taking into account natural, human and social capital—and do so by deepening democracy

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Aerodrome Project On Chilika Lake Sparks Ecological Fears

An aerodrome project on the Chilika lake has sparked ecological fears

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Quest For A Green Truth | By Medha Patkar

Madhav Gadgil’s vision and work put people’s rights and justice at the centre of saving the environment, writes social activist Medha Patkar.

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Why Darjeeling Tea Is Losing Its Aroma

Political instability, workers’ exodus and climate change are robbing Darjeeling tea of its pre-eminence

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This Planter Doesn’t Stop The Elephants

As a child, Tenzing survived a militant attack on his family. He went on to pioneer elephant-friendly tree plantations.

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No Fish In ­Water Vapour: In Gujarat, Fishermen Are Suffering Due To Narmada Waters

The Narmada waters politics and industry while farmers and fishermen suffer in Gujarat

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Massacre Of Delhi’s Trees In The Name Of Development

About 11,000 trees had already been cut—fallen soldiers in a grim battle with ‘development’—before the Delhi High Court moved in with a last-minute stay on June 25.

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Thoothukudi Tragedy: Listeners Peddling Narratives Of Violence

The Thoothukudi tragedy was reported through routine, cynical obscenities. Pollution is normal, while protests pollute the body politic.

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