Articles by Environment & Ecology

Graveyard Of A Land

An insatiable sea licks away the Sunderbans, leaving lakhs of lives at water’s edge

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‘Things Will Change So Fast, It’ll Be Beyond Your Imagination’

Union Minister for road transport and highways, shipping and water resources, Nitin Gadkari talks about renewable energy, electric cars and waterway mobility.

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River Of No Return

Adi Ganga, once carrier of the Ganga, now a neglected dribble, seems to be beyond repair

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A Road You Can Just About See

The first tailored plan to fight Delhi’s pollution may just stop bad from getting worse

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The Earth Scorched, A Capital Clogged

Hardscrabble economic reasons lit the ring of farm fires that partly choked Delhi

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Enter The Clean Air Machine

When the smog gets into killer mode, purifier manufacturers make a killing

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Breathless

What’s with the air in Delhi that a festival of lights plunged it into darkness? Can we read the signal in the smog?

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The Mission Intends To Learn From The Global Best Practices

Dr A. K Bhattacharya, IFS (Retd) MD of the National Green Highways Mission, in a interview outlines the strategy being deployed and the progress made so far in the effort to green the highways

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The Highway To A Green Economics

Green Highways are not just about planting trees but a concept of enhancing environmental sustainability of highway investments and operations by enhancing the climate change mitigation (GHG emissions) and adaptation during construction, maintenance and operation of highways and road traffic. It has to include better focus on the engineering aspects right from design, to material usage, waste reduction, and recycling and reuse.

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