The invitation was innocuous. The Confederation of Indian Industry cii the grouping of the large and most powerful industries was convening a meet on forests. The purpose, said the invitation which reached us by chance ,

Wanted: a fresh approach to forest conservation

Major tenets of the bill

Community forest groups in Nepal are protesting the takeover of their land in Tulasipur area of Dang district by the Royal Nepalese Army (RNA): it is occupying the Gadibarah, Ganesh, Khujuwarani,

My initiation into environmental advocacy began in the mid 1980s. My colleague Anil Agarwal was involved in a fight against the Karnataka government s proposal to give forest land to Harihar

When 80,000 people talk it makes noise. So it wasn t unusual for the fourth World Social Forum WSF in Mumbai to be snidely called a huge talking fair . There was also talk about WSF s need to introspect on its ability to impact globally. A good point.

The US congress has reportedly approved a $5 million waiver, thereby quantifying the debt for nature swap offer made to Sri Lanka more than two years ago. It is widely believed that this sum is peanuts, considering that Sri Lanka owes the us close to $1 b

Kashmir’s dying lakes are choking their dependants

Militancy s most distressing casualties

Arouse people s interest in governance