Will the real land sharks please stand up?

Land use in China is in for irretrievable change. At the Third Plenum of the 16th Party Congress, held October 11 14, 2003, the world s biggest communist country promised to protect private property and allow farmers to amass large land holdings. Accordin

The long awaited wildlife board meeting chalks out a strategy but grey areas remain

Bad cropping practices and ill planned water management leads to salted Australian farmland

Half the watershed area of the world's freshwater systems is estimated to have been lost in the twentieth century, as land was converted to agriculture and urban use, or levelled to combat diseases

Bad land management practices have led to the creation of radical groups in Bihar

Are the new industrial siting rules a boon or a bane?

An NGO in Karnataka is endeavouring to make poor farmers self reliant in managing and sustaining land development projects in Kolar district

The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) organised the Third Agricultural Science Congress in collaboration with the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, Punjab, on March 12. The

The number of institutions trying to integrate environmental concerns with economics is still small in India, especially given the size of the country and the diversity of its environmental problems and challenges, but a small beginning has already been made. This volume presents the proceedings of the national environment and economics meeting held in January 1994, in New Delhi.

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