Relevance of history
History provides important lessons in the management of the environment for administrators, conservationists and their ideologues. But have we …
A part of the whole
ECO-IMPACTS AND THE GREENING OF POSTMODERNITY: NEW MAPS FOR COMMUNICATION STUDIES, CULTURAL STUDIES AND SOCIOLOGY·Tom Jagtenberg, David …
"History does not repeat itself"
A pioneer in the field of environmental history, Donald Worster of the University of Kansas in the US highlights the importance of the subject …
The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age
A travelogue with that good human epoch in mind, a trip around the world to meet people working out new ways for humanity to live as well as …
Frontiers of Environment: Issues in Medieval and Early Modern India
The complex nature of environmental history and debates on environmental issues have related primarily to contemporary times.
The Matter of History: How Things Create the Past
The Matter of History argues that three powerful things - cattle, silkworms, and copper - helped to drive these previously diverse nations …
Relevance of Gandhian environmentalism
Mahatma Gandhi never used the words environment protection, but his writings are replete with remarks on the excesses of industrial society
`Ancient Indian literature displays exact knowledge of environmental phenomena'
Retired diplomat and well-known translator of ancient Sanskrit texts, Aditya Narayan Dhairyasheel Haksar recently released the reprint of his …
The peasant rebels of the Satnami Rebellion
'Fear of Lions' is a fictional retelling of the Satnami revolt against Aurangzeb, and underlines the importance of rebellion in times of oppression
Book review: Environmental issues in India
Book>> Environmental Issues in India: a Reader edited by Mahesh Rangarajan Pearson-Longman 2007
What's going on?
History or just story
THE ECOLOGICAL INDIAN, MYTH AND HISTORY· Shepard Krech III· W W Norton Company, USA·pp318·US $27.95
The next invasion of insect pests will be discovered via social media
The proliferation of smart phones means many people have an encyclopedia of knowledge, a high-resolution digital camera and GPS in their pockets
From the blurbs
Coal mining threatens Meghalaya caves
Where did the Earth’s oxygen come from? New study hints at an unexpected source
Some of Earth’s early oxygen came from tectonic sources via movement & destruction of crust
Is an environmental apocalypse approaching India?
The Union government scarcely conceals its contempt for the environment working assiduously to dismantle environment protection.
When exactly did the tiger colonise the Indian subcontinent?
Down To Earth popped the question to geneticists, historians and experts on the cat superstar. Here is what we were able to deduce