Desperate measures are the call of the day. Common people need to have a greater say

One of the main reasons given for nationalising the coalmines of India was to protect workers from accidents. What followed was large scale destruction of the environment. Now, the danger is not just from accidents that kill. For the residents of coal tow

almost four million litres of used engine oil seeped into the soil and conta

The human population in the world has crossed the six billion mark. With this the environmental cost of

National Report on the Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (CCD)

When nothing seemed to stop the desertification of the Banni grasslands, a government institution stepped in and showed the people how they can regenerate their land

The biological method of hospital waste management, which helps reclaim degraded land and cultivate medicinal plants, may be the best alternative to incineration

The stories of conquest and depredation of alang alang grass and gypsy moth show how serious

WALTER FERNANDES, director of programme for tribal studies in the New Delhi based Indian Social Institute, is a vocal critic of Development projects that dislodge people and degrade the environment. His study on displacement is the most comprehensive

The once fertile state of Gujarat now faces a future plagued by extreme soil salinity and large scale land degradation