Galina Sdasyuk is a researcher at the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, and is formulating a sustainable model of development for her country. She spoke to Vineet Katariya

Environmentalists and developing

Protecting poor countries from becoming dumping grounds for the North s wastes

India s stand at the conference

Environmentalists beef up defences

How plugging a loophole may create a flaw in a convention

close on the heels of the nuclear waste deal between Taiwan and North Korea (nk) comes another disturbing bit of news for nk's southern neighbour. It was recently revealed that since 1994, at least

The Taiwanese government has earned the wrath of the Yami people residing in the Orchid Islands - 62 km east of the country's southern tip - for dumping of nuclear waste for 14 long years by the

Desperate North Korea is ready to accept atomic waste from Taiwan

The Supreme Court of India recently directed the Union ministry of environment and forests to enforce the laws prohibiting the use and dumping of banned hazardous substances. The court remarked that