Books  /  Published 23.09.22

Restoring a dying planet

Book: Wild By Design: The Rise Of Ecological Restoration Author: Laura J. Martin Publisher: Harvard Price: $39.95 Although the United States of America is ranked a lowly 20th among the 22 cou...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Science Tech  /  Published 02.07.22

Do we have to rethink what we eat?

The global food system allows us to buy almost any product we want, whenever we want — often at the cost of the environment. But are we even capable of changing our eating habits? Asparagus in ...
By Natalie Muller, Neil King

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.06.22

On Nature Photography Day here are 10 must read Wildlife books

Wild World: Nature Through an Autistic Eye by Alfie Bowen (2021) Saving the best for the last, Alfie Bowen’s book is a testament to the art of perseverance which he attributes to his autism. Th...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.06.22

All about Nirmal Ghosh’s new book Blue Sky, White Cloud

In the Spirit of the Hills, Hira Singh is a guard in the Nadia Wildlife Sanctuary where he encounters a female leopard. Climate change and crisis remains at the forefront of this novella as the leopar...
By Shrestha Saha

News  /  Published 28.05.22

Mayor promises action against waterbody fill-up

Several complaints regarding waterbody fill-up and administrative inaction have prompted the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to create a mechanism to ensure that each such complaint is looked into...
By The Plurals News Network


News  /  Published 15.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation seeks private role in pond conservation

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is mulling over handing water bodies in the city at minimal cost to non-profit firms, clubs and other organisations against obligatory pisciculture. “Legal o...
By The Plurals News Network in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.22

A mountain of concern

Ecological concerns are getting overridden by political-economic gains. The Supreme Court judgment on the Char Dham highway development project is being criticized for this very reason. The Rs 12,000 ...
By Shruti Jain

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Burning dry leaves at Rabindra Sarobar raise eco concern

A heap of garbage containing mostly dry leaves was found burning on the Rabindra Sarobar premises on Thursday morning, raising suspicion among regular visitors that it was intentionally set on fire by...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.20

Fatal fashion

Sir — Sankarshan Thakur must be lauded for speaking the hard truth in his article, “Compliant and complicit” (Sep 2). Indeed the series of brutal and heartless incidents taking place...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Ranchi station to get eco-smart

The South Eastern Railway has started preparing an action plan to make the A-category Ranchi railway station eco-smart.Sources said besides Ranchi, Digha — an A-category station that falls under Kha...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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