Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 21, 2022)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
World’s leading financial institutions continue to bankroll deforestation
Most of them have failed to manage and mitigate environmental, social and governance risks
‘Compostable’ not ‘Recyclable’ is the only way out
We all compost at the end of life. Let us learn from what is all around us and adapt our choices so that we can continue to survive and thrive
India's biggest tomato district surrenders to cheap Chinese pulp
Farmers of Chittoor and nearby areas in Andhra Pradesh are struggling to get minimum returns from the crop
Bacteria from rotten pomegranade can help produce cellulose
Bacterial strain from rotten pomegranate promises to help produce bacterial cellulose not just on a large scale but 4 times cheaper than made …
This paper mill in Punjab is causing cancer, loss of vision
Residents allege that the Kuantum pulp and paper mill in Saila Khurd, the only industry in the block for 30 years, is responsible for their …
Why farmers are abandoning totapuri mango
The price of the totapuri mango has crashed due to low demand for its pulp, leaving farmers to dump produce on roads
Things fall apart: why do the ecosystems we depend on collapse?
From fisheries to forestry, there's a pattern to collapsing ecosystems and industries. If we can predict them, maybe we can avoid the damage.
Peatlands of Indonesia: in conversation with Myrna A Safitri
Indonesian peatlands are being burnt for palm oil and paper industries. Last year at the COP 21 in Paris though, Indonesian President Widodo …
Environmental governance in India pushes industries to face stricter pollution norms
The last one year of environmental regulation in India has shown many improvements. But a lot remains to be done
Forestry, the Mexican way
Betrayal via bamboo
Largest paper manufacturer is using most of the bamboo in Maharashtra, leaving little for residents
Indonesia gets angry
Battle over paper
Newsprint>> Politics • Argentina
A reprieve for the paper industry
Jute fibre, which could provide a solution to the increasing crisis in procuring wood pulp, could be science's gift to the paper industry.
New role for earthworms as sewage cleaners
A Pune-based research institute has developed a process that employs earthworms to remove impurities from waste water.
A PEOPLE'S VERDICT
Timber wastes land
Uruguay's pulp mill begins operation