New model agriculture law aims to increase farmers’ income
The draft law proposes to ensure profitable returns to farmers through features such as electronic registration, direct sale to buyers and …
Forest productivity - Lumber slumber
Forest Development Corporations are yet to keep pace with the rising demand for timber, though cultivable lands exist
Is green militarisation a right response to curb poaching?
Such a step to protect wildlife, which is in practice in Kaziranga, has been criticised for alienating indigenous poeple
Innovations in brick kiln: Baghpat raising the bar
Majority of the brick kilns that have been converted to zigzag in Baghpat district are using agricultural waste and coal as fuel and producing …
Study says large animals important for carbon storage in tropical forests
Global decline in the population of several wild animal species is among the most widespread drivers of Earth’s biodiversity crisis
Are monetary penalties effective enough to save forests?
The Union Environment Ministry has issued guidelines to deal with forest clearance violations by revising penalties. Will these guidelines …
MoEFCC deals death blow to Madhya Pradesh’s tourism promotion plan
Sources said the underlying objective behind the proposal was to “rejuvenate” degraded forest areas in order to take off …
74% brick kilns in Delhi-NCR have not shifted to cleaner technology
Two-thirds of brick kilns in Delhi-NCR are unlikely to meet the deadline to upgrade to a cleaner firing technology