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Environmental Degradation
Opinion  /  Published 15.03.20

Harmonise ecological and economic spheres

It is misleading to cast environmental safeguards and economic development as conflicting concerns. A recent report by McKinsey Global Institute shows that environmental degradation is in fact directl...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.12.19

India worst climate victim: Report

India has become the world’s worst victim of extreme weather events driven by climate change, with a sharp increase in climate-linked deaths and economic damage in recent years, analysts said in a r...
By Jayanta Basu in Madrid

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.19

Anxiety, the mood of our time

Last month, I was at the Raman Physics Institute in Bangalore for a lecture. The group of scientists there have been carrying out a mapping of the cosmos not yet known to us. This involves, literally,...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

The economic viability of the wetlands has been ignored

A view from above often provides a clear picture of the reality on the ground. If Nasa satellite imagery revealed the large-scale deforestation in the Amazon forest over the last 40 years, closer home...
By The Editorial Board in

People  /  Published 10.09.19

Fighting environmental degradation for 50 years

US-based Earth Day Network (EDN) aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, the Earth Day Network today works ...
By Smita Tripathi in

Entertainment  /  Published 19.08.19

Hollywood needs to do more to heal the world

Humans ruined everything. They bred too much and choked the life out of the land, air and sea.And so they must be vapourised by half, or attacked by towering monsters, or vanquished by irate dwellers ...
By Cara Buckley/The New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.19

Wanted: Holistic view of Himalayan ecology

The National Democratic Alliance has formed the government for the second consecutive term. A large number of people in the northern mountains of India are thus remembering the promises that the Bhara...
By Jaya Thakur in

World  /  Published 06.05.19

1 million species ‘face threat of extinction’

Around a million of the planet’s estimated eight million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction within decades, an international group of scientists warned in a report released ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

Which party stands for the environment?

It is very noisy. Elections in India are always noisy. But this time, in spite of the ominous lull of the 39-day-long poll schedule, the impression is of an unrelenting din, because the cacophony of t...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in


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