Divide and dump waste
Draft EIA 2020 notification: Moving beyond technical jargon
It is crucial to envision the EIA as anticipatory, participatory and systematic in nature and a process that relies on multidisciplinary input, …
Whose EIA draft is it anyway — people or project proponents?
The draft Environmental Impact Assessment reflects technocratic language, as it makes public consultation a tertiary issue and focuses on …
Can faith heal?
Billed as the largest gathering of humanity in recorded history, Maha Kumbh has commenced in Allahabad. Over the next few weeks, pilgrims will …
Radioactive waste in Congolese river
Gentle on critical pollution
After declaring 43 industrial areas in India as critically polluted and imposing a moratorium on their expansion, the Union Ministry of …
Pollution threatens Taj Mahal
Despite crores being spent on its upkeep, air and water pollution continue to threaten the Taj Mahal
EIA notification 2020 in violation of FRA: Activists write to MoEF&CC
The provisions would adversely affect rights of forest dwellers and their right to minor forest produce
Draft EIA 2020: How it may impact North East
The region, with eight per cent of India’s total geographical area, has 25 per cent of India’s forest cover
Environmental Impact Assessment: Why the govt needs to re-think its latest draft
The current EIA draft has severely diluted environmental protection, adding to the degradation of the environment; it can become an …
Science and Technology - Briefs
The past and present of rivers
Author(s): Karuna Futane
We are a generation that has turned flowing fresh water rivers to rivers of sewage and garbage. We have lost rivers.
Tensions that continue
While launching this newsmagazine, our founder-editor Anil Agarwal had said that in the years ahead, India will have to seize every possible …