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- New Arrivals (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
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- We Have A Long Way To Go (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Recently appointed vice chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Prof K C Belliappa speaks to Deccan Heralds N Niranjan Nikam.
- New Species Of Bat Found In Philippines (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 18, 2007)
A new species of flying fox or fruit bat has been discovered on an island south of Manila, it was reported today.
- Plugging The Ozone Hole (Deccan Herald, PANDURANG HEGDE, Sep 17, 2007)
Scientists had identified the disappearing ozone layer in Antarctica, known as Ozone Hole.
- Channel To Disaster (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 17, 2007)
The Government is bent upon pushing ahead with the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel Project. But what about the Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve? What about exposing India's coastline to tsunami? Surajit Dasgupta questions the 'safeguard' . . . . .
- Environment And Development (Dawn, Editorial, Dailyexcelsior, Sep 11, 2007)
THE relationship between economic development and environmental sustainability is one of the most critical issues of our times.
- Barcodes Of Life (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 10, 2007)
Biologists everywhere are racing to classify all plants and animals on earth before key habitats are degraded or destroyed. With such comprehensive information, they hope to see an encyclopaedia of life hosted on the Internet, explaining and . . . .
- Spend Better, Not Less (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 05, 2007)
The British spend more each week on farm subsidies than on fruit and vegetables.
- Bucking The Trend (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 30, 2007)
Scientists at the Laboratory for Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) of the Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad have done the nation proud by producing a black buck through artificial insemination.
- Dryland Farmers And Climate Change (Hindu, William D. Dar, Aug 30, 2007)
A combined effort to deal with climate uncertainty, land degradation, and water scarcity is needed.
- Environment Pays Progress Price (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
India's growth towards economic prosperity has put its environment in stress, the State of Environment Reports from 32 states indicate.
- Global Climate Change Challenge-Needs Of The Poor (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 29, 2007)
There is a need to study links between climate change initiatives and vulnerability of the poor.
- Not This North-East Policy (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
As we celebrate 60 years of India’s independence, a section of youth from north-east India are challenging the vision of ‘development’ being sold to them by the central and state governments. Since June 21, 2007, the . . . .. .
- Poor Dear? No (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 25, 2007)
Salman’s prison sentence should raise the costs of destroying wildlife in a biodiversity rich country.
- Conservation Of Biodiversity (Hindu, G. ANANTHAKRISHNAN, Aug 21, 2007)
Study of the complexities involved in evolving integrated forest landscape management strategies
- Cs, Boards Take Over (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
As cabinet approved formation of Scheduled Castes Advisory Committee, the state government appointed P.P. Sharma the chief secretary and promoted two other aspirants — A.K. Basu and Mukhtiyar Singh — to CS scale today.
- Indian Agriculture At Crossroads (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Aug 16, 2007)
India has by now had the benefit of half a century of planning on the farm front. One important way of assessing a country’s true independence is to critically examine how independent it is in terms of food security.
- Rescuing Rainforests (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
Rainforests are acknowledged treasures of nature, harbouring remarkably diverse life forms.
- Advocate Of Conservation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
At a time when an average Indian’s interest in wildlife remained either commercial or gastronomical and when hunting was still a respectable pastime, M. Krishnan was pleading for conservation.
- Supplement Tradition With Technology For Green India (Deccan Herald, JANARDHAN ROYE, Aug 09, 2007)
The future of the urban areas requires vision and a will to tackle issues promptly and with imagination.
- Uttarakhand On High Alert Over Kanwarias Issue (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 09, 2007)
Clashes have taken place at Masoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar and other parts of Western Uttar Pradesh, where Kanwarias are either clashing with locals or having skirmishes with police.
- Payments For Ecosystem Services (Hindu, Rohini Nilekani, Aug 03, 2007)
Two symbols come to mind immediately when we look at India as it is instead of through the aspirational prism of an India shining or poised.
- ‘Birds Don’T Have A Voice In Indian Politics’ (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Stating that socially insensitive policies were having a bearing on our country’s bio-diversity, environmental activist Ashish Kothari has stressed the need to evolve a partnership between the Government and civil society to save the declining . . .
- Case For And Against Mega Dams (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 24, 2007)
The Polavaram dam (renamed as Indira Sagar) is one of the fast track projects taken up by the Government of Andhra Pradesh with a view to improving the irrigation facilities in the State.
- Road To Success (Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Jul 10, 2007)
The State has been making rapid progress in all fields under the Shivraj Singh Chauhan government.
- A Forest And Its People (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
As conservation efforts are set in motion, a look at how people living around the Arabuko Sokoke Forest in Kenya cope. VENKAT RAMANUJAM RAMANI.
- Greenpeace At Centre Of Port Row (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 07, 2007)
The international environmental group, Greenpeace, is facing allegations that it disseminated wrong information about a port project in eastern India.
- The Green Agenda (Hindu, N. R. Krishnan , Jul 04, 2007)
How to save the planet from self-inflicted ecological disaster? Have an international treaty that ticks. And how to work out such a treaty? Just mix two ingredients:
- Promote Gram Swaraj (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jul 02, 2007)
By now the night halts in Karnatakas villages by the State Chief Minister Kumaraswamy has received lot of media attention.
- Taking The Tiger By The Tail (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 30, 2007)
India should oppose tiger farms and create natural habitats with ample biodiversity for the animal.
- Water Woes (Frontline, PALLAVI AIYAR, Jun 21, 2007)
Pollution aggravates China's natural water scarcity, and climate change threatens to aggravate it.
- Early Springs A Problem For Arctic Creatures (Hindu, Ian Sample , Jun 20, 2007)
Long-term survey reveals extended summers. Fragile ecosystem being dramatically disrupted.
- To Save The Tiger, Revamp The System (Hindu, Shekar Dattatri, Jun 20, 2007)
Set up by the British Raj to exploit vast timber resources, India’s Forest Service needs to reinvent itself if the tiger is to be saved.
- Struggle Against Dams To Continue (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 18, 2007)
"It is high time that the struggling people from all the northeastern states came to a single platform to save the regions bio-diversity," said Medha patkar.
- Climate Change:a Rethink (Deccan Herald, TIRTHO BANERJEE, Jun 13, 2007)
A WB study claims that climate change and farmer suicides in India are correlated.
- Heeding Nature’S Call (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 12, 2007)
After two searing hot summer months when mercury levels soar and there is an oppressive air of stillness that makes one most uncomfortable, I was all set for my well deserved visit to Dooars.
- Conservation Of The Big Cat (Hindu, G. ANANTHAKRISHNAN, Jun 12, 2007)
An anthology compiled from non-fiction sources on the big cat by an eminent tiger scientist and conservationist
- Delayed Response To Climate Change Will Be Costly (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jun 09, 2007)
So, the lines are drawn. As the industrialised nations of the Group of Eight gather in Heiligendamm, the forces mustered to fight global warming have divided into competing camps.
- Legal Challenge To Dams In India (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 09, 2007)
A court in India has agreed to consider a challenge by an environment group to the commissioning of large dams in the country's north-east.
- India Is Committed To Clean Environment, Says Pranab (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
"Government alone is not responsible for conservation of environment"
Energy Conservation Act 2001 had set energy consumption norms
Climate change could force plants, animals to migrate: Reghupati
- Taking The Tiger By The Tail (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
India should oppose tiger farms and create natural habitats with ample biodiversity for the animal.
- 25 Pesticides Banned In India (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 04, 2007)
Some 25 pesticides are banned for manufacture, import and use in India. Two other pesticides and formulations are banned for use in the country but their manufacture is allowed for export, it has been revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
- Plan The Indian Family (Pioneer, Shailaja Chandra, Jun 04, 2007)
If Iran has been able to bring down its fertility rate from 5.6 births per woman in 1985 to 2 by 2000, India can definitely do the same, if not better. What is needed is political will, apart from better planning and coordination
- Silent Valley Needs A Buffer (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jun 02, 2007)
The Silent Valley National Park is a biodiverse region of the Western Ghats, a famed symbol of India's concern for the environment. The rich flora and fauna in this hotspot have been protected continuously despite severe developmental pressures.
- Kerala's Demolition Man (Pioneer, Rajeev Srinivasan, May 31, 2007)
Kerala's Communist Chief Minister has taken on crooks of all shades, which no other politician has done. Yet, the CPI(M) is unhappy with him. Is it because those who fund the Marxists are victims of his crusade against corruption?
- Conserve Kakkayam Forests As Wildlife Sanctuary, Say Greens (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 30, 2007)
Two power projects coming up will affect the ecosystem'
- Silent Valley Buffer Zone Fails To Get Cabinet Nod (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 28, 2007)
The Forest Department's proposals for formation of a buffer zone for the Silent Valley National Park and declaration of a small conservation reserve in Vembanad Lake have failed to get Cabinet nod.
- No Talk, We’Re Indians (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, May 25, 2007)
India's decision not to allow a Pugwash Conference on Kashmir is more an indictment of Indian democracy than it is a defence of our national interest.
- Genetically Modified Foods Get The Go Ahead (The Financial Express, Gurumurti Natarajan, May 25, 2007)
The Supreme Court lifted an eight-month ban on field trials of genetically-modified (GM) food crops on May 8 subject to certain well-meaning provisos.
- Think Local, Go Green (Deccan Herald, Animesh Bannerjee, May 24, 2007)
A recently published report of the Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is cause for concern, as are other reports on impending threats to world ecosystems published from time to time.
- Some Cbm This: Govt Denies Visas, Kills International Meet On Kashmir (Indian Express, Pranab Dhal Samanta, May 24, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may have highlighted the progress in Indo-Pak relations as one of his government’s key achievements when he released the UPA’s three-year report yesterday but, it seems, some things don’t change.
- Extreme Genealogy (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, May 24, 2007)
On January 10, 1969, Life magazine published striking colour photos of the earth taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft as it was orbiting the moon.
- Protect The Earth (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, May 23, 2007)
Every day 150 species disappear. Every hour three species bid goodbye to the planet. While species have been appearing and disappearing on earth since it was formed, this is the first time that the evidence has clearly pointed the hand at human . . .
- Patent Exploitation (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, May 22, 2007)
As has happened in the past with several plant products like turmeric and neem used in traditional Indian medicines, yet another application has been filed in the US for patenting a form of indigenous knowledge from India.
- Antarctic Treasure Trove Found (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, May 19, 2007)
By comparing the species found in the deep-sea and in the shallower waters surrounding Antarctica, scientists will be able to better understand how climate and the environment these animals live in drove past evolutionary changes.
- Punished For No Fault (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, May 15, 2007)
Global warming isn't just a matter of melting icebergs and polar bears chasing after them.
- E-Book Of Life (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, May 12, 2007)
After weeks of bad news about global warming and climate change, an exciting new project to map the world's bio-diversity provides some cheer.
- Food Shortage Likely In Global Rush For Biofuel: U.N. (Hindu, John Vidal, May 10, 2007)
Winners and losers in multi-billion dollar industry — small farmers at risk.
- Worthwhile Lessons (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, May 05, 2007)
With 17,000 islands and a biodiversity second only to Brazil, Indonesia stands to lose a great deal from rising sea levels and changing climate.
- Tuskers Do The Task (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, May 03, 2007)
When a herd of elephants at the Dalma sanctuary in Jharkhand chased away 400 tribals hunting wild animals on the occasion of a traditional local festival, they did wildlife conservation a service.
- Save Plant Wealth For Country's Health (Business Line, Sudhansu R. Das, Apr 30, 2007)
The farm sector's slow growth gives economists and planners alike the jitters.
- Dance Of The Peacocks (Hindu, K. JESHI , Apr 28, 2007)
A trek in the Anaikatty forest is a great way to get up close and personal with Nature.
- Dance Of The Peacock (Hindu, K. JESHI , Apr 23, 2007)
A trek in the Anaikatty forest is a great way to get up close and personal with Nature
- Army Indifferent To Ecology? (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Apr 19, 2007)
When an eminent journalist like Kuldip Nayar states that the ecology of the Delhi Ridge is seriously imperiled (April 6), his concerns cannot be brushed aside. He also pointedly faults the Army for certain acts which have “endangered the flora and . . . .
- Commerce For Conservation (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Apr 18, 2007)
The international gathering of tiger conservationists in Kathmandu this week will be in a sombre mood. The number of wild tigers is at an all time low — between 2,000 and 3,000 — probably half of what was believed a few years ago.
- No Sign Of Green (Frontline, Ashish Kothari, Apr 14, 2007)
AT the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, India along with other member-countries of the United Nations, committed itself to a path of sustainable development. In 2002, at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in . . .
- Moderation In Use Of Natural Resources (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Apr 13, 2007)
Religious principles and guidelines in terms of conservation of natural resources / natural world play a pivotal role for one and all.
- Lack Of Reliable Data Affects Climate Study (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2007)
An assessment of the summer and winter monsoon scenario is absolutely necessary to gauge the impact of climate change in the three key southern basins.
- India To Face Brunt Of Global Warming (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2007)
India is one of the most vulnerable parts of Asia that will face the brunt of the havoc caused by global warming. Not just water scarcity, floods, drought and loss of species, India and other vulnerable countries will face malnutrition, spurt in . . .
- Realising The Uniqueness Of Saarc (Hindu, A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM , Apr 07, 2007)
The various member states have core competencies that can be pooled together for mutual benefit.
- Making Imf, Bank Work For The Poor (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Apr 07, 2007)
The World Bank has long proclaimed its dream of “a world free from poverty.” Likewise, the IMF may arguably desire “a world free from financial crisis.”
- Kalam Unveils Vision For Saarc 2017 (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 04, 2007)
Presenting his "Vision for SAARC 2017", President APJ Abdul Kalam on Tuesday urged South Asian leaders to free the region from poverty and illiteracy by increasing connectivity.
- Palm Oil Threat To Rain Forests (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 01, 2007)
In a global village, the consequences of a nation's consumption spread beyond its borders.
- Rivers In Danger (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Mar 24, 2007)
It may become impossible to preserve rivers as life-giving watercourses that have nurtured communities for millennia if governments fail to address, with a sense of urgency, the factors that threaten their health.
- Fort, Flora And Fauna (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 24, 2007)
A place with a 400-year-old history, says soma basu
- Who Will Benefit From "Green" Courts? (Hindu, Kalpana Sharma , Mar 23, 2007)
What is worrying is not just the precise nature of the proposed Environment Tribunal Bill but the motive behind it.
- The Marginalised Have A Right To Be Listened To: Wangari Maathai (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Mar 22, 2007)
Nobel Peace Prize winnerWangari Maathaion the equitable distribution of resources and the importance of civil society groups in good governance.
- Forestry's Future Lies In Regeneration (Deccan Herald, PANDURANG HEGDE, Mar 21, 2007)
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has evolved the National Forestry Action Programme to spread forests from the present 64 million hectares to 109 million hectares.
- Fort, Flora And Fauna (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 20, 2007)
Think forts and what comes to mind are imposing boundary walls, ramparts, moats, cannons and hidden passages. Here is one where even the ruins cry for attention.
- Transmitters To Track Olive Ridley Turtles (Deccan Herald, S T BEURIA, Mar 17, 2007)
The Dehra Dun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in collaboration with wildlife wing of the Orissa forest department and SIRTRACK, an organisation from New Zealand have begun an exercise to deploy ‘Platform Terminal Transmitters (PTTs)’ on . . .
- Chandaka Wildlife Sanctuary (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 17, 2007)
Nestled in the Khurdha uplands of the northeastern ghats' biotic region, the Chandaka forest is a relic of wild land that once extended all over Bhubaneswar.
- Incentivise Private Sector To Help Poor (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Mar 15, 2007)
As the executive director, UN-HABITAT, and UN undersecretary-general, Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka is busy spearheading issues related to rapid urbanisation, like urban poverty, lack of adequate water and sanitation. The year 2007, she tells . . .
- Nine American Scholars Declined Indian Visas (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Mar 15, 2007)
India has declined visas to nine American researchers due to sensitivity of their research proposal.
- Eco-Tourism Circuit Drawn Up For Malabar Region (Hindu, S. Anil Radhakrishnan, Mar 08, 2007)
Focus on conservation of 14 mangroves in the region
- At What Cost Consumption? (Hindu, G. ANANTHAKRISHNAN, Mar 06, 2007)
A comparative history of environmentalism in two large democracies, India and the U.S.
- Impact Of Widening Panama Canal (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Mar 05, 2007)
BUILDING THE Panama Canal, completed in 1914, was described at the time as the "greatest liberty ever taken with nature." Now, work is under way on a massive expansion of the canal, with giant new locks being built at either end of . . .
- On Indian Response (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 28, 2007)
India, projected by a recent study as the worst victim of climate change, needs to chart multiple strategies to cope with threats.
- Himalayan Concerns (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Feb 28, 2007)
Rainfall extremes such as the Mumbai deluge of 2005 can become more frequent in India under the impact of climate change.
- Rs.20-Crore Project For Developing Periyar River Basin (Hindu, G. Krishnakumar, Feb 27, 2007)
Proposal is part of 26 projects submitted to State Planning Board
- Antarctic's Secrets Revealed By Melting Ice (Hindu, Alok Jha, Feb 27, 2007)
Scientists research a world sealed off under the ice shelves for 12,000 years.
- Missing The Wood For The Trees (Business Line, K. P. Prabhakaran Nair, Feb 26, 2007)
In the backdrop of the double-digit growth in industry, the country must introspect how it plans to pull agrisulture out of the quagmire it has sunk into, given that the bulk of the country's population depends on the farm sector.
- We Lost The Genome Opportunity: Kalam (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 25, 2007)
President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on Saturday regretted India had missed the genome bus as it lost an opportunity in partnering human genome project. He, however, suggested the Indian biomedical community must make up for it by being a partner in . . .
- Rs. 90-Lakh Development Works To Be Taken Up (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 16, 2007)
Several works at a cost of Rs. 90.90 lakh under the Western Ghats Development Programme will be taken up in Rajapalayam, Srivilliputtur and Watrap blocks.
- Make India Inc The Main Instrument Of Growth (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Feb 16, 2007)
The Government should create a stable plan which enables India Inc to prepare a strategy to get better, improve trade, and secure a higher share in the global economy.
- Public Hearing On Port Project Ends Abruptly (Hindu, Rajesh Nair, Feb 15, 2007)
Fishermen, activists, NGOs disallow conduct of proceedings
- Kalam Honours Grass Roots Innovators (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 14, 2007)
Calls for a national mission to nurture innovations
Need to organise exhibitions stressed
`Create knowledge map of best practices in villages'
- University Departments Plumb For Sap (Hindu, G. Mahadevan, Feb 07, 2007)
Proposals submitted for UGC sanction
Nine departments submit proposal to the UGC
Research and extension activities to get a boost
- Climate Concerns (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Feb 07, 2007)
Hot days, long summers, heavy downpours, hurricanes and storms will be more the rule than the exception in the coming months and years. During this century, the temperature rise could be between 1.8 to 4 deg C.
- Nagaland's Annual Plan Fixed At Rs. 900 Crore (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 07, 2007)
The Planning Commission on Tuesday fixed Nagaland's annual Plan for 2007-08 at Rs. 900 crore at a meeting between its Deputy Chairman, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, and State Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.
- To Set Things Right (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Feb 06, 2007)
It was sheer delight to be away in Kenya, away from the inconsequential news that we are bombarded with each morning.
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