The implementation of Rs 225.30 crore Swan River Integrated Watershed Management Project (SRIWMP) has been rated “very good” by an independent evaluation panel of experts from the Central Soil and

Recurrent landslides at Urni

Una sizzles at 45ºC after 25 years

The deluge of storage dams constructed by hydropower developers in the tribal Kinnaur district of Himachal, bordering Tibet, has not only caused damage to the ecosystem, but also threatened the rich culture of tribals.

The century-old traditions and distinct cultural identity of tribal people which sustained the ecology and environment in spite of slow pace of development are at risk and “innocent and honest” tribals are becoming vulnerable to the influence |of big companies having plenty of money and other resources.

The ecologically fragile tribal areas of Kinnaur are facing disaster with hydropower projects coming up in the area, posing a threat to the environment, rivers, security and ethnic identity and cul

Extended Great Himalayan National Park

A final agreement of the second development policy loan under the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) will be signed with the World Bank this week.

The Himachal Environment and Scientific Technology Department has taken note of alleged violation of the Environment Protection Act by promoters of Maharshi Markendeshwar University (MMU) near Kuma

Remote tribal areas facing low voltage and frequent power cuts can look forward to reliable power supply as HIMURJA has prepared plans for the phase-II of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Missio

While environmentalists the world over are seriously concerned over problems like climate change and global warming, the hill state of Himachal is said to have emerged as an “oasis of hope” in combating climate change by reducing Green House Gases (GHG) emission.

Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in the country to record reduction in GHGs emission from 10.083 million tonnes (m in 2009 to 9.197 million tonnes (m) in 2013. This has been inferred from two greenhouse inventories prepared following an exhaustive survey of key sectors responsible for emission of GHGs.