Issue Date: Aug 15, 2002
The World Summit on Sustainable Development (wssd) may not finally amount to much, but the preparatory meetings for the summit have reopened old scabs that received only hasty treatment at Rio. Quite clearly, many of the differences held by the Northern 'environmental' groups and Southern 'development' groups are as strong as ever.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general