Articles by Environment & Ecology

A Requiem For Kempty

When hypertourism fell on Mussoorie’s once quaint Kempty Falls

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Alarm Echoes As Govt Plans To Build Luxury Resorts On Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep Islands

Alarm echoes over push for fancy resorts on Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep islands

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Bastions Of Unreason | By Feroze Varun Gandhi

Education, labour, healthcare, credit...A Rural Manifesto ponders over all these. In this extract, it focuses on the human and ecological costs of those vaunted ‘temples’—dams.

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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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