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We may meet ODF target, but will it all go waste?

In 4 years, 7.08 crore toilets were built but the excreta is not being effectively managed
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Little is being done to popularise use of toilets in rural areas

States have hardly used the fund to spread awareness
 

How realistic is govt’s claim of making Ganga 70% cleaner by March 2019?

There is a huge gap between sanctioned and completed sewerage projects
 

Extent of contamination

Spending money and building sewage treatment plants have not helped cleanse India's rivers.

Madras HC orders closure of Sterlite copper smelter; power supply cut

Protests against the expansion of the smelter have been going on for three months

A 'successful' spring rejuvenation scheme lacks data to back the claim

An upcoming study raises concern over lack of data to back claims that spring rejuvenation has improved water availability in Sikkim

Delhi HC directs environment ministry to prepare action plan on e-waste inventory

The ministry is asked to look into Centre for Science and Environment's report and prepare an action plan in two months on how an inventory of e-waste will be created 

What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall

Farmers need to be better informed where they can sell their crops for good prices so that they’re confident they can recoup the cost of investing in water harvesting

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Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

Dilemmas of self-rule

In Jharkhand, movement for self-rule is about seeking better governance and …

The young, old and an unequal world

Younger, meaner, more self-indulgent, angry and insecure in a climate risked …

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