Minutes of the 8th meeting of the Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority held on 04/12/2006 under the chairmanship of Shri P. N. Roy Chowdhury, Principal Secretary, Forests and Environment Department, Government of Gujarat.


From atop the 13,600-ft high windswept crest of a steep, serrated ridge, the Samudra Tapu glacier is a giant blanket of ice and snow, covering the bowl-shaped valley between jagged Himalayan peaks

This study provides an account of the agriculture crop residue burning in Punjab during wheat and rice crop growing periods. Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-P6) Advanced Wide Field Sensor (AWiFS) data during May and October 2005 have been analysed for estimating the extent of burnt areas and thereby greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from crop residue burning.

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Coal mining destroys or significantly alters all the physical features that influence the capabilities of the land. Mining is the only land use for a long time without reclamation mining operations usually produce large qualities of wastes, overburden and under grade ore materials etc.

Amnesty International has released satellite images as evidence of the devastation caused by Zimbabwe's programme of demolishing houses, carried out last year. They used satellite images of Porta

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Winter haze caused by thermal plants, not biomass burning

Wasteland maps can help frame poverty alleviation programmes