Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Five per cent of the clinical trials conducted across the world will be in India by 2012. They are vital for confirming the efficacy of a new drug, but compromise on ethics. While doctors and organisations conducting trials make big bucks, the rights and safety of the subjects are often overlooked, says Ankur Paliwal
MoUs with biotech seed companies in limbo as protests force a rethink
Decision likely after Madhya Pradesh incurred huge crop losses in January
States say all is well with the hazardous pesticide
India alerts ports that receive fruits, vegetables from Europe
State considers reverting to direct polls, court raps it for taking away right to recall sarpanch
A decade has passed since the Energy Conservation Act was enacted in 2001. Most provisions of the law are yet to be implemented properly. Ajay Mathur, directo...
As the world rushes for the gas, scientists gather evidence of its environmental risks
Bacteria that can control malarial spread identified
Mangroves store four times more carbon than other forests
Painkiller given to animals was killing the birds
Global warming has resulted in 20 per cent increase in price of wheat, maize, rice and soybean
Wood used in Jagannath’s chariot vanishing fast from Odisha’s jungles
WHO links excess mobile phone use to cancer; experts divided on health impact of radio frequencies
A High Powered Committee on efficient allocation of natural resources and telecom spectrum puts market above people
Largest paper manufacturer is using most of the bamboo in Maharashtra, leaving little for residents
“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another”- M K Gandhi