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Battling climate change

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

Rice: the real cost

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

Trouble in Dewas

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

Gandhamardan revisited

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

Manukhbhai Suvagia

Shapar, Rajkot, Gujarat

No cap on mechanisms

India Organics Inc

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

Warming warnings

The debate whether climatic changes trigger calamities continues. But there is no doubt …

Chain effect

Environmental degradation causes a plethora of problems. Mismanagement and destruction of …


Calamities, environmental degradation and bad governance invest to make Orissa India's …

"There is no fish"

The poisoning of India's rivers has left nothing for traditional fisherfolk

A case of myopia?

For manufacturers of ozone destorying substances in the South its time to make a tough call.…


The refrigerant and air conditioning industry in India remains quiet about its moves post …

Food first

Wealthy and impoverished nations cannot share common environment regulation mechanisms

A natural secret

Policymakers don't need to go too far to eradicate poverty. The solution is as close as is …

Bat Tracks

On the tracks of two Indian bat species: one found in abundance, the other most elusive

Local lessons

Taking climate change negotiations out of international discussion boards to the villages

Ground reality

As the water crisis surfaces yet again, illegal borewells spring up in and around Delhi. …

Widespread web

The threats from aerosols are all pervading

Picture imperfect

Aerosol research is still in its infancy. Further studies will reveal the definitive long-…

Liquid asset

What exactly is this US patent on the cow urine-antibiotic combination?

Whither freedom?

Post independence, governments expanded squeezing village republics out of existence