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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 …

Former Finnish minister on environment concerns

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

"Inputs of social scientists are critical"

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

"Brown clouds are a transcontinental issue"

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

"Ayurveda has no lobby"

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

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

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

"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. …

"The UK has to live by its wits"

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

"The name of the game is resource productivity"

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

'Farmers will have no choice'

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

'Give communities a say in tourism'

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

'Slow, creeping catastrophe'

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

Profiting from disaster

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

Detergents threaten India's waterbodies

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

"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 …

"Urban management in India is poor"

Every year during monsoons, many towns in India experience heavy flooding. These floods - …

Prevention is the only cure

Diseases due to change in the environment are on the rise, especially in India. Olavi Elo ,…

Droughts in India were caused by El Nio

Richard Grove , a noted environmental historian from the Australian National University, …