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PANJIM, SEPT 1 - Internationally renowned environmental activist and philosopher in the tradition of Mahatma Gandhi, who has been tirelessly fighting as a member of the Chipko movement for the preservation of forests in the Himalayas and other parts of country and for the protection of rivers, will arrive in Goa on September 3 on his way to Maharashtra from Karnataka.
He will be accompanied by Pandurang Hegde leader of Karnataka

Robert Tait

Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lambasted environmentalists as "idle,' saying they "prance around' doing nothing to protect nature.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

On June 13 when Dr GD Agrawal, the eminent 76-year-old environmental scientist started a fast unto death to protest indiscriminate dam building on the Bhagirathi Ganga river, many wondered whether his gesture would be in vain. The government, by and large, turns a deaf ear to such protests. Two groups, who could not be more unlike each other, took up the cause.

Shishir Prashant / New Delhi July 09, 2008, 0:18 IST The Uttarakhand government recently put off two major hydel projects, the 480 Mw Pala Maneri project and the 400 Mw Bhaironghati project, buckling under the man's arguments. Meet GD Agrawal, a Gandhian, who the locals initially thought was Sunder Lal Bahuguna. The environmental engineer is giving his all to preserve the environment. Shishir Prashant profiles this man of convictions who has trained some of the country's top environmentalists.

Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva, quit her post on April 13 in despair over the obstacles she faced in reining in destruction of the Amazon rainforest. In the resignation, Silva said she

On the occasion of World Environment Day, N. KALYANI engages Mike Pandey in a conversation Nature's advocate Mike Pandey On the occasion of World Environment Day, the first Eco Warrior awards will be given away this evening. Instituted by Earth Matters Foundation, its CEO, noted environmentalist Mike Pandey, talks about how the idea is different. Excerpts from an interview: What is the criterion for the awards?

The Supreme Court has ordered the union government to "explore the possibility' of an alternative alignment (a route) for the Sethusamudram project and asked the Archaeological Survey of India to

'Green Nobels' honor grass-roots activists SAN FRANCISCO

This article features Dusty Gedge an actor and circus performer, who had been an avid birdwatcher since the age of seven. In 1997, a conservation officer in Deptford, south-east London, recruited him to do a birdwatching survey for a creekside regeneration project.