Injecting the theoretical strength of the planned economy into a capitalist market economy, might make it possible to moderate the business …
Classroom: The history of future
The history of future
Farmers in Chhattisgarh's coal-rich Gare village have floated a company to assert their rights over natural resources and resist land acquisiton …
Big step for biocultural rights
The Nagoya Protocol promotes community stewardship of genetic resources. India needs to foster this
Timo Makela on E-Waste
Timo Makela, European Commission Director of International Affairs, explains how e-waste is not waste, but an important resource.
A Fair Deal?
DTE Senior Editor Latha Jishnu explains how the access and benefit sharing protocol on biodiversity is -- and isn't -- a fair deal for …
Roundtable on Minor Forest Produce: Introduction
Sunita Narain, Director of the Centre for Science and Environment, discusses the confusion surrounding the Forest Rights Act and forest management.
Humans exhaust this year’s quota of natural resources
International report shows our demand is way beyond what Earth can provide
'Clean environment has to be a fundamental right'
For more than four years now, Narayan Belbase, an environmental public interest lawyer, has been working towards facilitating and mainstreaming …
Mediation can resolve conflicts related to natural resources: UN
New guide for professionals draws on field experience in conflict resolution
Scientists discover shape-shifting frog in Ecuador cloud forest
Mutable rainfrog changes texture from smooth to shiny
Time for new environmentalism
Tuskers going tusk-less in Tanzania
The rising number of tusk-less elephants in Tanzania could be due to genetic reasons, not poaching, says the government
Green tribunal halts Mapithel dam in Manipur
MoEF asked to ascertain if project violates Forest Rights Act. State may now need people's consent to go ahead with the project
Cost of growth: Global natural resources depleting by 45% a year
Analysis of data by World Bank from 136 countries shows poor countries are losing natural resources fast without gaining much by way of human …
In a sweeping pronouncement, the Supreme Court has termed all the 218 coal blocks allocated since 1993 illegal. This has raised a fundamental …
Sustainable use of Africa’s natural capital can boost economic growth
Africa holds 30 per cent of the world’s mineral reserves, roughly 65 per cent of its arable land and 10 per cent of its freshwater resources
'We are marginalising those who depend on natural resources'
Down To Earth Editor Sunita Narain talks about how we are plundering our resources with our consumption patterns in her new book, Why I Should Be …
A tool to settle scores
Contests over water are set to increase, intensify
Climate change may destroy sources of income for rural Africa: Report
62 per cent of rural Africa depends on natural resources for its livelihood
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
A few villages set aside land for wildlife conservation in return for the majority of tourism revenues, allowing rural communities & private …
Americas has 13% of world population, but exploits quarter of global natural resources
As much as 65 per cent of Americas’ natural resources are not available to it anymore
India's third-tier of government has a few lessons for those seeking presidential form of government