The Rio+20 challenge
Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication are the two themes of the summit, but consensus eludes on both …
क्या प्रवासी मजदूरों के सैलाब को रोक सकते थे सस्ते किराए के मकान?
सोशल रेंटल हाउसिंग को लेकर भारत में बात तो कई सालों से चल रही है, लेकिन लॉकडाउन के दौरान यह स्पष्ट हो गया कि ...
पृथ्वी और खुद की सेहत के लिए भोजन की थाली में करें बदलाव
रेड मीट जैसे उत्पादों के सेवन में 50 प्रतिशत तक कमी लानी होगी, जबकि फलियां, मेवे, फल और सब्जियों की खपत में 100 फीसदी ...
Norwegian Embassy: A case of treading lighter on nature’s resources
A combination of low-capital initiatives by the management, maintenance policies and a clear vision that have made the Norwegian Embassy into a …
World Bank launches plan to invest in Africa’s future human capital
Since the continent has highest young population in the world, this plan aims to equip the youngsters with skills appropriate for the future economy
Moving towards a planet-friendly diet
New study recommends more fruits and veggies, less red meat for a healthy, planet-friendly diet
No way of knowing progress of 74% gender-related SDGs
Data is available on only 26 per cent of 85 gender indicators, says the first review of the status of women and girls in the Asia Pacific
Fashion industry may use quarter of world’s carbon budget by 2050
Emissions from this sector are to rise by more than 60 per cent by 2030
World Health Assembly: Political will needed to curb non-communicable diseases
Non-communicable diseases kill 41 million people each year, low and middle-class countries account for 80 per cent of these deaths
More miles to go for Chipko women
The Chipko movement halted commercial tree felling in UP's Chamoli district, but the women who led it are still fighting corrupt and indifferent …
India even behind Somalia when it comes to safely managing sanitation services
The JMP report also shows significant inequalities in basic drinking water and sanitation services within regions
Can mining be sustainable?
Two main pre-conditions for achieving sustainability are good governance and self-regulating mining enterprises
Brazilian climate scientist wins Volvo Environment Prize for work on Amazon
Nobre has raised concern over possible "savannisation" of the largest tropical forest in the world
Jharkhand’s own Amul model
A model where small producers engage in a large-scale economic activity is important in the development laboratory of India
Religious leaders pledge to alleviate poverty
They also declared they would do all they could to support the new SDGs, aimed at lifting millions of people out of poverty and creating a …
Well-researched essays on sustainability
Policies for a Small Planet Edited by Johan Holmberg Publisher: Earthscan Publications, London Price: £14.95
Timber producers seek equity in trade accord
At a recently held conference on tropical timber, producer nations demanded temperate forests be included in any agreement on international …
Compendium on natural history hooks reader
1000 Indian Wildlife Quiz & 1000 World Wildlife Quiz Deep Narayan Pandey Publisher: Rupa & Co, Delhi Price: Rs 30 each
Recession makes north renege on aid
Against a background of worldwide recession, the Rio conference came and went with many promises of aid by the Northern countries. But by the end …
Tears, no funds, for the poor
The chapter on poverty was adopted, but the US voiced its objections loud and clear
Sustainable paths versus sustainable freeways in an overgrazed globe
State of the World 1992 Lester Brown et al Publisher: Worldwatch Institute Price: $10.95
Delegates from 130 countries debate linkages between trade and environment
Who rules your world?
The Union minister for external affairs says ecology should not be an elitist issue
Will Pakistan's Kirthar National Park survive multinationals' gas exploration efforts?