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India Organics Inc

The Indian farmer is 'naturally' organic. But without support and premium for 'green' crops,…

No cap on mechanisms

Rescued or doomed

Nations adopt a diluted agreement at Bonn on implementing the Kyoto Protocol. 180 countries …

A system in shambles

Weak, corrupt and ineffective implementing institutions make compliance and enforcement of …

Manukhbhai Suvagia

Shapar, Rajkot, Gujarat

Gandhamardan revisited

Fifteen years ago, BALCO made an abortive attempt to mine bauxite in one of India's richest …

Trouble in Dewas

Deforestation, corruption or politics? The killing of four tribals in Madhya Pradesh's …

Rice: the real cost

It is said the future wars would be fought over the issue of water, not land. Yet Indian …

Battling climate change

Technologies exist to arrest global warming. But the political will to implement them is missing

The CNG imperative

More than 50,000 additional deaths will occur over the next ten years, from 2001 to 2010, …

What next?

More and more people are waking up to the need for an international climate regime based on …

"Crunch" issues

Hold Up!

The stage seemed set for another climate meeting to serve the economic interests of the US …

What it takes to clean a river

It is the tale of two European rivers. The Rhine and the Danube. No river system in the …

changing climes

Climate change is a very slow process, notoriously difficult to understand. Is it …

A Renewable Crisis

The last time there was a major push for renewable energy alternatives to polluting fossil …

Fighting it out

Groups of tribal women in Orissa are fighting against authorities to improve their lot …

Forestmaker

A man who has done commendable work in afforestation remains hidden from the limelight

Industry at any cost

Industrial estates of Gujarat are cesspools of filth and environmental health hazards. Yet …

The beacon

Several social groups are trying to restore the link between Hinduism and the environment

Micro is big. Talk nano

Researchers studying the health effects of tiny particles from vehicular emissions are …

A Heap Of A Problem

The problem of solid waste management is not just limited to the cities