Once liquour sodden, the fisherfolk of a Kerala village are replacing destroyed natural reefs with artificial ones
"Europeans Against Superphenix", a 888-based group which has been organising protests against the Superphenix fast breeder reactor near France's border with Switzerland, has now launched a campaign,
A campaign to save the last surviving primary forest in Europe launched last September in Warsaw still continues. Biolowieza Forest, spread over an area of 1,500 sq km and lying in Poland and
Colombia's workers in the flower industry -- the 2nd largest in the world -- are organising themselves to fight against the excessive use of pesticides, 20 per cent of which are banned in the US and
The Women's Environmental Network had launched a campaign in spring 1993 against miserable working conditions and the use of pesticides in cocoa production. The campaign, aimed at ameliorating the
In Australia's Queensland state, school children are fighting to save the bilbies. The bilby, a marsupial that lives in the rivers, is threatened by continuing hunts and attacks by cattle. Now, the
The residents of an unauthorised colony in Delhi battle all odds for a cleaner life
A recent Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) report on female circumcision in state hospitals has incensed Egyptian human rights groups, who have launched a vociferous "No!"
The laying out of a golf course on Japan's Amami-Oshama island - the 2nd one there - may push the Amami black hare, the oldest species of hare in the world, to the brink of extinction.
The Vankars of Gujarat have reclaimed saline wastelands in Gujarat after 9 years of bloody struggle
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio