Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

At the mercy of development’s axe

Protected Areas in India have never been as beleaguered as they are today. Recently, there has been a spate of technical clearances awarded by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to...
By Ghazala Shahabuddin in

Delhi  /  Published 27.06.20

Locust attack: South Delhi, West Delhi on high alert

With swarms of locusts descending on neighbouring Gurugaon, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Saturday asked the national capital's south and west districts' administrations to remain on high al...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.18

California fires show cost of climate change

Paradise has been lost in California, not to the biblical flood but to fire. The town of Paradise, home to around 27,000 people, lies charred after being singed by a devastating wildfire, reportedly t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Let's manage our garbage, for starters

The parking lot of the big multi-story apartment building next door has a reasonably impressive collection of cars. Rubbing side view mirrors with mid- to high-end sedans are Mercedes and Audis, lower...
By Ruchir Joshi in

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Foreign litter on Great Nicobar beaches

Plastic waste from southeast Asian countries is littered along several pristine beaches of India’s Great Nicobar island, an environmental researcher said in a report on Thursday that calls for clean...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Order ‘Power breakfast’ online in Jamshedpur

An entrepreneur, who has made a name for himself by running a thriving organic farm at Dalma in collaboration with local residents, is now branching onto something that all parents of school-going chi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedupur

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

Nations have failed to implement SDGs

Stock-taking of the implementation of sustainable development goals might seem like an uphill task. Surprisingly, it is not. Four years have passed by since the adoption of the United Nations’ susta...
By Swati Prabhu in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Community pujas come forward for clean river

This year, organisers of 25 community pujas and two household pujas in south Calcutta and Salt Lake have taken a clean pledge.These puja organisers will neither be immersing the flowers used in the pu...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

By 2050 the sea may have more plastic than fish

Sir — All life is believed to have evolved from the oceans, yet people show little concern about marine life. According to a study by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the dumping of plast...
By The Telegraph in


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