Mine or yours?
Dust haze: Elephants struggle to coexist with steel animals in Saranda
Year-long tenancies deter soil conservation
The present land tenure laws do not encourage the conservation of agricultural land and lead to fallow patches, as is evident from the condition …
To achieve economic growth and poverty alleviation, it is imperative to constantly replenish environmental resources
Decline of the Aravallis
The pressure on land threatens the vivid and spectacular biodiversity of these hills
Who's to blame?
Management of protected forests is a hotly debated issue. In the absence of a sound policy based on a scientific approach, there are as many …
Cities of joy
Better late than never. Germany has initiated the Agenda 21 process across the country. Already nine per cent of all municipalities have plans …
Farming fish and mussels
When bad management and increasing demand for inland fish led to plummeting stocks, fishing villages around the Ashtamudi estuary in Kollam …
Wilidlife photography ain't that simple
Photographs of wildlife in controlled situations have fostered an exotic image of the wild
Problem of plenty
Pobitora wildlife sanctuary in Assam has far more rhinos than it can sustain
Baba Amte: The inspiring gardener
Paradise in peril
Galpagos, an archipelago straddling the equator 1,000 km west of Ecuador, is probably the world's best-known biodiversity zone. But alien species …
Reviving proven ways of resource management
The state's attempts to stop environmental degradation in Bariadi district failed because they ignored the traditional knowledge of the people.
Imbalances need to be improved
Egbert Pelinck , director general, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, spoke to Prakash Khanal on …
A question of survival
Restrictions on the manufacture and sale of Shahtoosh shawls threaten the livelihood of thousands of people in Kashmir
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Shahtoosh trade banned
Who needs the greens?
Certainly not Russian President Vladimir Putin, who recently abolished the country's only environmental agency
Biodiversity in jeopardy
Tribals in Kerala are being forced to give away medicinal plants in repayment of their loans. In the process, biodiversity is being depleted