Simple systems available to treat sewage
Planners should be made aware of easy techniques that can recycle waste water using little electricity.
Living with nature
Urban living ought to aim towards the sustainable symbiosis of nature and architecture
House sparrows want old homes
Digging their own grave
Extracting minerals and ornamental stone in the Aravallis - despit its environmental costs - is such a flourishing economic activity that …
Bickering scuttles power-saving project
Two non-resident Indians blame inter-organisational rivalry for the rejection of their proposal to use compact fluorescent lamps, which will …
Every cow-pat counts
Even the lowly cow-pat has ownership rules in rural India. But rights over dung, an important source of energy and soil fertilisation, vary from …
Villagers one up on government in greening project
The balding hills of Jadhera panchayat in Himachal Pradesh are regaining their vegetation, thanks to an unusual village chief
Efficient use of a scarce resource
Many organisations promote the use of fuel-efficient stoves for cooking, which is the biggest consumer of energy in India.
Biometric identification attracts major opposition
Demand grows for scrapping the biometric identification system
New rules for coasts
Environment ministry notifies CRZ 2011. It has pro-builder bias, say fishers and activists
Confidential audit exposes financial, planning lapses in Andhra’s urban renewal mission
Kerala's capital wants a solid waste treatment plant in a nearby village. This has created a rural-urban conflict
World Snake Day 2020: Dozens of snake species facing peril, say herpetologists
Habitat loss is the gravest threat facing snakes, says Romulus Whitaker
सड़कों का निर्माण बढ़ा तो लुप्त हो जाएंगे बाघ: अध्ययन
अध्ययन में दुनिया भर के 13-देशों में लगभग 450,000 वर्ग-मील नियोजित सड़क नेटवर्क से बाघों पर पड़ने वाले प्रभावों को जानने का प्रयास किया ...
ओखला बर्ड सेंचुरी में इस बार क्यों नहीं आए आधे से ज्यादा प्रवासी पक्षी?
2018 के मुकाबले 2019 के ठंड के मौसम में ओखला बर्ड सेंचुरी में लगभग 57 फीसदी कम प्रवासी पक्षी पहुंचे, जो शुभ संकेत नहीं ...
Tribals voice protest against power project in West Bengal’s Ayodhya Hills
Villagers claim that the power project will destroy their forests and elephant habitats
New agenda for Africa’s sustainable urbanisation to be adopted at UN meet in Quito
Weak planning of urbanisation is resulting in lost opportunities for growth and transformation for Africa
World Environment Day 2016: Sustaining our wildlife
We must depart from narrow solutions and find opportunities in our mountain landscapes to secure larger habitats, writes ICIMOD's Rajan Kotru
Journey to save a river
Rural priorities must be set by villagers
Indian science must stop merely aping West
Cynicism is perhaps the natural fallout of a long career within the government machinery. But when Yash Pal, one of the country's leading …
Food benefits are not for the poor
DELIVERANCE FROM HUNGER -- THE PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IN INDIA K R Venugopal Publisher: Sage Publications, New Delhi Price: Rs 225