The National Green Corps program has been launched by the Ministry of Environment and Forests to bring about a change in the attitudes in the society through children. The program focuses on educating children about their immediate environment and impart knowledge about the eco-systems, their inter-dependence and their need for survival, through visits and demonstrations as well as mobilising youngsters by instilling in them the spirit of scientific inquiry into environmental problems and involving them in the efforts of environmental preservation.

Finding space in our city for nature

This is a unique year for India s environmental movement. It marks the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy. It is also the 30th anniversary of the Chipko movement: women of the Himalaya hugged

The Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment, Maneka Gandhi, has been selected for the Prani Mitra award for her services to the cause of animals. Many NGOs in Assam have

The world has sufficient resources to accelerate progress to accelerate progress in human development for all and to eradicate poverty. According to the United Nations Development Programme's Human

Even as symptoms of global warming are emerging around the world, a treaty to check emissions of greenhouse gases is facing stiff opposition from industries and employment agencies in the US,

FROM now on, training and education would be imparted in preserving biodiversity, say experts. In a recently-concluded workshop on taxonomy in Jaipur, Rajasthan, participants said that knowledge

The beautiful resort is fast greying under the onslaught of modernity