The sal forests of Madhya Pradesh are once again facing problems. With the monsoons, there is a renewed onslaught of the sal borer beetle, Hoplocerambix spinicornis, which created havoc in 1997 by

NEPAL'S Terai region seems hell-bent on courting environmental disaster. In the last 30-odd years wetlands and swamps have been reclaimed and massive rivers have been tied down by dams. The flood