Forest Conservation Act
Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

A giant in peril

The sad case of the pregnant elephant dying in Kerala’s Wayanad district has put the spotlight back on the complexity of sharing the landmass of India with creatures great and small. There is deep e...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

North East  /  Published 04.06.20

Hot-spot coal mining notice

Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to Coal India Ltd and the Assam government to respond by July 14 on the protection of the Dehing Patkai biodiversity hotspot from alleged illegal mining, ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Viewing forests as a revenue source: colonial hangover

What exactly is a ‘forest’? The question appears elementary, and should not test the brightest of minds. Yet, Indian bureaucracy, the minder of the nation’s depleting natural wealth, has often f...
By The Editorial Board in


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