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 MFP roundtable participants discuss what constitutes a minor forest produce and whether bamboo fits its definition.
Read Sunita Narain's column, "Is bamboo a tree or grass?"