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"We are not afraid to lay down more lives for our rights"

Chilika, Asia's largest brackish water lake in Orissa, is in the midst of a controversy …

Detergents threaten India's waterbodies

Narinder K Kaushik, professor emeritus at the University of Guleph, Ontario, Canada, speaks …

Profiting from disaster

Zoramthanga , the chief minister of Mizoram, has many reasons to reminisce the birth of his …

'Slow, creeping catastrophe'

Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (…

'Give communities a say in tourism'

RAJIV BHARTARI, a LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development)fellow, is building a …

'Farmers will have no choice'

DAVID HATHAWAY is a social scientist who has worked in Brazil on issues such as …

"The name of the game is resource productivity"

Currently chairperson of the Bundestag committee on environment, nature conservation and …

"The UK has to live by its wits"

DAVID ANTHONY KING has been chief scientific advisor to the United Kingdom government for 3 …

"We need to think about all of us as being citizens of the same world"

Joseph E Stiglitz helped create a new branch of economics - the Economics of Information. …

"Psychosocial care should be a component of overall health care"

K SEKAR, assistant professor, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)…

"Ayurveda has no lobby"

David Frawley, director, American Institute of Vedic Studies, New Mexico, USA spoke to …

"Brown clouds are a transcontinental issue"

Asian Brown Clouds created a lot of heat in South Asia, a few years ago (see: 'Aerial Raid,'…

"Inputs of social scientists are critical"

John R Seager, research director, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) of South Africa, …

Former Finnish minister on environment concerns

Satu Hassi, the former environment minister of Finland and now a member of the European …

Nobel winner Paul J Crutzen on the neglect of nitrogen cycle

Paul J Crutzen received the 1995 Chemistry Nobel prize for showing that nitrogen oxides …

European Commission's research commissioner on India's coaction with EU

The first India-European Union ministerial-level science conference took place on February …

U R Rao on measures to save the Antarctic

The two-week long 30th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting concluded on May 11 in New …

Nicholas Stern on politics of climate change

In 2006, Nicholas Stern former chief economist, World Bank and advisor to the UK government,…

David Sands on bacteria's role in rainfall

David Sands, professor at the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Montana …

Anthony McMichael on health risks from climate change

ANTHONY MCMICHAEL heads the International Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at …

Anders Levermann on geopolitics of climate change

Professor at Germanys Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Anders Levermanns …

Renewables are a complement

Fergus Auld, first secretary, Climate Change and Energy, in the British High Commission, …