To cull or not to cull: protests over animal killing orders
The Centre has declared nilgais (blue bulls), wild boars and Rhesus macaques vermins after receiving requests from Bihar, Uttarakhand and …
The lull sets in
Scientists warn that conditions are favourable for another sal borer epidemic. State forest departments are unprepared
Pickle, tea and a spice
Char Dham project to miss deadline, Centre blames court cases
Parliamentary answer reveals Rs 1,800 crore has already been spent on the project
Uttarakhand flood of 2013 not an 'act of God', says NGT
The green court has asked Alaknanda Hydro Power Company to pay Rs 9.26 crore as compensation
How much is the crop loss in flood-hit states?
In Uttar Pradesh, over 30,000 hectares of sown crops have been affected by the floods in 12 districts
Lack of energy access affecting women’s prosperity in India
A recent report shows how energy requirement of women differ in various states and in different occupations and how limiting the current scenarios are
The Uttarakhand forest fires that lasted for over 100 days should come as a warning to the rest of India since half of its forests are vulnerable …
'37% of natural springs, which contribute directly to the Ganga, are drying up'
Increasing instances of extreme rainfall are slowly leading to the crumbling of the Ganga's catchment area, says P C Tiwari, professor of …
Insensitive to sensitive zone
Centre declared a stretch from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi eco-sensitive. Why is Uttarakhand dragging its feet over implementing it?
A swami and sand mafia
Uttarakhand banned mining along Ganga over and again. Will it obey court order this time?
Who moved my science?
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (June 8, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Embrace of an unforgettable conservation crusade lingers on
Impacts of Chipko are still visible in the state after four decades.
चिपको की छांव में
उत्तराखंड में बहुत कुछ बदल चुका है, लेकिन चार दशक बाद भी कई इलाकों में चिपको आंदोलन का असर साफ नजर आता है।
Will Dehradun riverfront development project really help the city?
It focuses more on beautification aspects rather than rejuvenating the rivulets that flow through the city
Taste of sting
Shalini Dhyani shares the many virtues of Himalayan giant nettle, called bichhu ghas
Ganga basin authority notified
Protests resume at Loharinag Pala
As government decides to restart Bhagirathi project
राजाजी नेशनल पार्क में वन गुर्जरों पर कार्रवाई के पीछे क्या राज छिपा है?
उत्तराखंड वन विभाग के कर्मचारी राजाजी नेशनल पार्क में रह रहे वन गुर्जरों के डेरे तोड़ दिए। आरोप है कि वन गुर्जर परिवारों के ...
गांव लौटे प्रवासियों को रोक पाएगा मनरेगा?
कोरोनावायरस संक्रमण के बाद लगाए गए लॉकडाउन के चलते उत्तराखंड में लगभग 60 हजार प्रवासी लौट आए हैं
Good news: Trees that bind families
An Uttarkhand teacher gives reasons to take care of plants after plantation drives
Payment for Ecosystem Services: Himalayan states should demand more
Their demand for “green bonus” triggers the payment for ecosystems debate
Why should we not stay green nod for Char Dham highway? SC asks Centre
Neglecting environmental concerns can be disastrous for mountain state, NGO petitioner cautions
Of 'man-eating tigers' and ‘tiger-eating men'
While reigniting debate on human-wildlife conflicts, Uttarakhand High Court’s order on man-eating big cats leaves many questions unanswered …