For long-lasting commitment, climate negotiations will have to keep all three goals in mind. Can they be tied together?
Vehicles in China
Our respective hells
Where public transport is in shambles and polluting vehicles and rogue industry dictate the quality of air we breathe
How effective is CITES?
A message for planners
Reorganise public transport. Work out a national air quality action plan
Pedalling to a new dawn
As India goes into economic overdrive, the urban explosion and its attendant traffic nightmares cry out for a radical alternative. DERK J VAN DER …
The logistics of conservation
Polluted and ignored
Talk about air pollution in India and everybody thinks of the four metropolitan cities. But the ambient air quality in even smaller cities and …
Conservation of fruits may be difficult, but that is no excuse. Preservation of national assets should be given top priority
Waiting in the wings
Attempts at conserving fruit germplasm as well as creating a market for lesser-known varieties have been far from satisfactory. Also, a whole lot …
From major fruits like the mango, banana and citrus to minor ones like karonda and sapthei, the story is the same: genetic erosion is leading …
We, the people
Industrialised countries uneasy at the prospect of a shift from traditional political rights for the individual to rights that link communities …
Can Cassini do it?
The technical wizardry that has gone into programming the probe will be put to the test in the most crucial post-launch event -- placing Cassini …