Goa still ranks an undesirable ninth among states and union territories in the country with 20% of the state's households not having toilet facilities within its premises, according to statistics o

Areas surrounding Sikkim's three sanctuaries, which are home to carnivores, herbivores, birds and magnificent rhododendron forests, will soon be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones by the Centre.

Areas surrounding Sikkim’s three sanctuaries, which are home to carnivores, herbivores, birds and magnificent rhododendron forests, will soon be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones by the Centre.

New hybrid forms of climate change adaptation combining local and nonlocal/scientific knowledge are emerging across the Asian Highlands region. Yet, while local adaptive capacity can be based on place-based knowledge that governments often lack, communities still need assistance from states to better adjust to climate change and socioeconomic impacts. Using a regional literature review, we evaluate the role of evolving hybrid forms of adaptive knowledge for coping with environmental and social change.

Human activities including mining, quarrying or setting up new 'major' hydro-electric projects will not be allowed around areas up to 200 meters from the Khangchendzonga National Park and four wild

State faces a Goa-like situation, warns National Board of Wildlife

In order to bypass the need for a mandatory clearance from the National Board of Wildlife (NBW) for a slew of dams being developed in Sikkim, the Environment Ministry has slashed the protective zone around the hill State’s national parks and sanctuaries from the existing 10 km to an insignificant 25-200 metres.

Tiny state of Sikkim has been declared as best state in the country in implementation of Rural Tourism Projects by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

Sikkim has set for itself the goal of becoming an organic agricultural State by 2015 — but there are several challenges that it needs to overcome to see the shift, said an ecology expert from the H

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is undertaking multi-state mega mock exercises, covering the eight states of the NE region, on March 10 and 13 next to assess the gap in the earthq

New Delhi: Sikkim has become the only state in the country to achieve more than 100 per cent sanitation in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Aanganwadi centres.

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