The NAC suggests steps to ensure food security, but its recommendation for

Effluents from an industrial estate destroy the coastal ecology and deprive local people of their livelihood at Tadgam in Gujarat.

FAR from urban influences and pollutants, the beach at Tadgam in Valsad district in south Gujarat should be bustling with life.

Civil society must prevent any attempt to clean up Bhopal without establishing Dow's remediation liability and analysing the contamination fully.

THE endgame has begun.

The UPA government's policies on infrastructure have not translated into any substantial benefits for the poor.

Nearly 8,000 of the Dongria Kondh Adivasis, who revere the Niyamgiri mountain as their king and god, fear displacement and disruption of their centuries-old culture once the company gets the cleara

Villagers marching to the site of the public hearing at Madban on May 16.

Interview with C.B. Jain, Project Director, JNPP.

The Sasthamkotta lake, the source of drinking water for seven lakh people in Kerala's Kollam district, is shrinking fast.

JULIA lives in a working-class housing colony at Rajagiri, on the edge of a laterite mound, one among the three dozen such hillocks overlooking the Sasthamkotta lake, about 30 kilometres from Kollam in south Kerala.

ON April 20, a drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. The rig was called Deepwater Horizon, well named for British Petroleum's (B.P.) remarkable effort to draw oil from a deep-sea rig that has to go through 22,000 to 25,000 feet (6,600-7,500 metres) of water before it strikes the seabed.

Eleven oil workers are presumed dead although their bodies have not been found.

THIN morning mist shrouded the Thunakadavu valley in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, which is nestled between the Anamalai hills of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliyampathy hills of Kerala.