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THE poacher-turned-saridalwood smuggler Veerappan, operating in the forests of Karnataka, who has managed to evade all efforts to nab him seems to have gained an upper hand once again. The

The recently concluded third conference on the Basel Convention in Geneva pledge to rid the agreement's ambiguties

ECOLOGICAL central planning is what Denmark's ruling social democrats have hit upon by way of ideology. And its most ardent proponent is the minister for energy and the environment, Svend Auken,

MODERN tissue Culture technology has come to the aid of the environment. Scientists in Australia's culture laboratories have developed a wonder tree - nicknamed Paulownia - which can help ease

MOVED from Goa to Gurnmiclipoondi near Madras in Tamil Nadu, the proposed Thapar-Dupont nylon 6,6 project has come under fire once again. Goan environmental activist Claude Alvares, who had

The Clinton administration has suffered yet another setback in its crusade to protect the forests in the US northwest from marauding timber merchants. On September 14, district court judge

MUSHROOMING growth and burgeoning population is slowly eating up the natural Sonoran desert in Arizona; Phoenix, one of the fastest growing metropolitan regions in the US, especially faces the

On global issues Kamal Nath was prepared to take positions unpalatable to his bureaucrats and worked closely with CSE. But he was not willing to go far on national issues, especially on the crucial one of participatory natural resource management

Under the "Clean up the World" project -part of the UN environment programme -a clean-up campaign is being organised in Nepal's Kathmandu valley between September 15-17. The Nepal-Australia

The Commission on Global Governance calls for a democratic world governance to deal with increasing global interdependence