Environmentalism could learn from the history of labour unions THE past few weeks turned out to be embarrassing for state and corporate powers in France and UK. First the french nuclear energy giant edf got caught hiring private investigators who hacked into Greenpeace

B.S. Satish Kumar

Yettinahole (Hassan district): The foundation stone for the first unit (200 MW) of the greenfield Gundia Hydel Power Project was laid by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa at Yettinahole in the Western Ghats, about 18 km from Sakleshpur, on Saturday amidst tight security owing to threat of protests by environmentalists.

The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to make its stand clear on the land allotted to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) for Metro project.

Jakarta, May 15: A species of birds able to fly immediately after hatching from eggs buried beneath the tropical sand has just been given its own private beach in eastern Indonesia, a conservation group said on Friday.

The fragile mountain systems of Sikkim and the state

Pandurang Hegde is convener of the Appiko movement that protected many forests from the axe in the Western Ghats region. Bharat Dogra spoke to Hegde about efforts to bring environment issues to the forefront of elections:

What is the Appiko movement?


Despite the complaints made by the public about the lack of good public transport services in Bangalore, the newly introduced buses are still plying empty.

NEW DELHI: While constructing the Yamuna Bank station on the river bed, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation had taken into account all environmental concerns.

Tromso (Norway), May 3: Russia is planning to build a fleet of floating and submersible nuclear power stations to exploit Arctic oil and gas reserves.

This is causing widespread alarm among environmentalists, reports the Guardian.