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.
The Earth Summit was a historical opportunity to set the world on the correct development trajectory. Negotiators from 191 countries came together to chart a road map for sustainable development and poverty eradication. The theme was green economy. But developed and developing countries refused to bury their differences. Developed countries were not ready to let go of their extravagant lifestyle, while developing countries were expected to take on green commitments. The countries could not even reach a consensus on the definition of green economy. The outcome is a document that neither shows how to save the environment nor ways to alleviate poverty. Arnab Pratim Dutta reports from Rio de Janeiro
Nepal’s Forest Act of 1993, which allows communities to manage their forests, is admired and emulated by governments and movements across the world. The government now pla...
Rice is a staple diet for many. But a recent study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) under the United States department of agriculture has found that rising levels of carbo...
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