Programme Manager, Sustainable Industrialisation Programme (Community Support), Centre for Science and Environment
Illegal and ignominious world of wildlife trafficking
Analysing the magnitude and international nature of illegal trade of Indian wildlife species
Afforestation: money on the trees
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act could redefine forest governance. But will it protect the rights of forest dwellers?
Missing the woods for wood
Is it worthwhile to clear forests to annually earn Rs 4,500 per hectare?
Of 'man-eating tigers' and ‘tiger-eating men'
While reigniting debate on human-wildlife conflicts, Uttarakhand High Court’s order on man-eating big cats leaves many questions unanswered …
A war for wildlife that is CITES: important battle begins in Johannesburg
CITES - CoP17 is going to be a milestone in conserving last remaining populations of threatened wildlife species and preventing their imminent …
Rajya Sabha paves way for Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill to become an Act
The bill was passed unanimously by the house after much discussion and withdrawal of amendments by opposition members on assurance by the …
Norway and the US agree to collaborate on forests and climate change
The statement recognises the importance of forests and land use in mitigating climate change
Recreational hunting—should India allow trade of wildlife trophies?
A multi-million dollar industry, recreational hunting can fund conservation efforts. But it can also promote illegal trade
Does the monsoon this year means forests for India?
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill 2015 has crossed the doors of the Lok Sabha, but is set to face the Rajya Sabha test during the monsoon …
The recommendations of the Parliamentary Standing Committee Report can further dilute the already weak Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015
What India can learn from failure of European forests to mitigate climate change
Replacing native species of natural forests with exotic ones reduces their effectiveness as carbon sinks
Environment ministry's new advisory seeks to protect wildlife
The advisory seeks to make industries responsible for activities taking place in and around protected areas
World’s forests continue shrinking, but at a slower pace: FAO report
Countries now have more knowledge of their forest resources and indicators reveal positive progress in forest management