Opinion  /  Published 12.08.19

Climate change: Disastrous implications for children

As problems affecting the future of the planet become more complex, their solutions need to be vigorously reimagined. The requirement for innovative solutions is particularly acute right now in Brazi...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 20.07.19

Tinsukia NGO links felling of trees to flood havoc

An NGO based in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on Saturday alleged that illegal felling of over 10,000 trees was one of the reasons for this year’s floods.Devajit Moran, secretary of Green Bud So...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.18

Jamshedpur planner’s axe on trees sparks anger

Several mature trees — some of them more than seven decades old — have been felled to widen a stretch of Shastrinagar Main Road in Kadma, causing resentment among environmentalists.The 3km artery ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.20

Another blow

Sir — It is disheartening that the population of whale sharks in the Indo-Pacific region has declined by 63 per cent in 75 years. This alarming fall bears testimony to the all-round degradation of t...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 29.08.19

Expert predicts rise in snake-bite cases

Assam Snake Rescue Network’s Tinsukia district convener Devajit Moran on Thursday said the number of snake bite cases is increasing in the state because of deforestation, incessant rain and sudden r...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Return of the natives

Bad times have their own dream sequence. All that wildlife pouring onto city streets in a steady stream. The Arabian Sea flushed pink from thousands of flamingoes. Sometime in early March, the people ...
By Judhajit Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 29.12.19

Youths protest felling for smart city

A group of youths on Sunday protested here against the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC)’s decision to cut down trees in the heart of the city in the name of Agartala Smart City Development proje...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 10.11.19

Protest against move to cut trees for bridge

City residents formed a human chain along the Brahmaputra riverfront in Machkhowa on Sunday with an appeal to save it from the new bridge coming up over the river. The proposed 1.6km bridge will reduc...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.19

Wanted: Saviour for felled trees in Jharkhand

Remember the outrage recently when the Supreme Court stepped in after thousands of trees were cut in Arey, a suburb of Mumbai, for the Metro rail project? Now sample this: The Jharkhand forest departm...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

Panel worry over green cover loss in Northeast

A parliamentary committee has asked the Centre and the governments in the northeastern states to look into factors responsible for the decline in forest cover in the region and take all necessary step...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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