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The report of a US human rights organisation cites the example of nine countries to prove its theory that governments that violate human rights will almost always abuse environment as well

BRAZIL: Trade union leader and environmentalist Chico Mendes was one of 1,681 rural workers and activists killed in the struggle over land in Brazil between January 1, 1964, and January 31, 1992.

In Pakistan, they are controlling population growth by raising the living standards of local communities through Pasbaan, the social development wing of the country's family planning association

There are no new insights in the Morse committee's recommendations

THIS BOOK, a collection of articles by six authors, is meant to be a sequel to Blueprint for a Green Economy (Earthscan), which was published in September 1989. The theme of the earlier book was

The need of the hour is to reconcile apparently irreconcilable interests

THE COMMITTEE appointed by Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao to examine the viability of the Tehri hydroelectric project will not submit its report before mid-August. It was supposed to have the

A short term economic policy has meant more unemployment and poverty as well as a slower growth rate and environmental degradation

A severe tug of war between the North and the South preceded the unanimous acceptance of the Rio declaration

Our position is that USA is the biggest culprit in the world. ---Environment minister Kamal Nath on the eve of his departure to Rio We cannot permit the extreme in the environmental