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Twice Unlucky

In 1962, it was the Indo-Chinese war. Now it is the creation of the Nanda Devi Biosphere …

Another crawl for humankind

The Kyoto agenda shuffled along at the recent climate change meeting in Bonn, but climate …

Park in trouble

Proposal for an oil exploration site inside the Kirthar National Park outrages …

JAMMU

Return of the woods

Two decades of toil have given back to Seed village in Udaipur a forest that villagers felt …

Engineered chaos

The Kosi river -- 'Bihar's sorrow' -- floods every year. But embankments built to control …

Bonn and beyond

The climate change meeting at Bonn tentatively agreed to postpone resolution of issues

Global Heat

Climatologists say recent heat waves in India are early signs of global warming due to …

A deformed existence

In Jaduguda and Rawatbhata, physical deformities are a way of life. The reality behind the …

Melting into thin air

The 25-km long Gangotri glacier, fountainhead of the Ganga, is receding at an average 18 …

Spawning grounds

Environmental changes have led to the emergence of kala-azar in new areas

Trouble in Tripura

Restrictions on jhum cultivation, large-scale immigration and timber smuggling have made …

Glaciers beating retreat

Himalayan glaciers, source of water for the innumerable rivers that flow across the Indo-…

The black fever

While the nation's attention is focused on the caste killings in Jehanabad, a silent but …

Ship-breaking

Watershed

The Year 2000 bug

More than a cuppa

Joint forest management makes Darjeeling's Makaibari estate an environmental treasure

Green incentives

The German government's idea of ecological tax may seem impressive, but it hasn't got too …

'There should be consensus among G-77'

Developing countries have a reputation for lacking political strategy when it comes to …

No Headway

The just-concluded international conference on climate change in Buenos Aires saw the …

Climate Control

Politics gets the better of common sense on the issue of global warming. At the upcoming …