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The Dakshina Kannada district will become Karnataka's showpiece of industrial development, the state government has been saying. However, a study begun in 1993 has projected a rather depressing

Western institutions and the United Nations are keen protagonists of natural resource accounting but it may still not be a useful policy tool for planners to promote sustainable development. Experience in the Philippines has shown that only an elaborate c

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Ranganath Mishra has asserted that environmental violations such as pollution and fouling up the atmosphere are tantamount to denial of the

BY THE time this editorial is out, the Akatsuki Maru, the Japanese ship due to elbow through 11 tonnes of reprocessed plutonium waste from the French port of Cherbourg to Japan, will probably be

ENVIRONMENTAL issues seem to be fetching considerable mileage for television programmers who flood us from abroad. Even Baywatch last week featured an environmental issue: when one of the shapely

...that"s what New Bombay residents seem to be consuming daily, with thousands of chemical industries and lakhs of vehicles burping out pollutants and snuffing out a dream

The fate of the only Indian product to be accorded environmental clearance hangs in the balance

Union minister of environment and forests Kamal Nath has asserted the first users' right over natural wealth during his recent tour to Madhya Pradesh. Nath followed the statement with a letter to

COMMITMENT to the environment is visible in every page of this small book. Gitanjali Singhal doesn't merely take note of the fact that Delhi's green areas are in for trouble from human acts of

Local ecological issues figured prominently in the November assembly elections