The fifth conference on biological diversity held recently in Nairobi ended on a flat note

An estimated 8,000 babies are born with neural defects every year in Rajasthan. Most of them die within a few months of birth. They are lucky. Because those who survive suffer from grave deformities. S G Kabra, physician at the Indian Institute of Health

Forty thousand dams have rendered 60 million people homeless the worldover

In the last 50 years, India s population has registered a three fold increase

Issues on sustainable development were discussed at a recently concluded CSD meet

The new challenges before Japan require leadership from not just the government and the corporate sector but also the civil society

Better late than never. Germany has initiated the Agenda 21 process across the country. Already nine per cent of all municipalities have plans chalked out for a sustainable future. The process is bringing about a change, worthy of note, but hard issues li

As megacities across the world boom, simple pleasures of life like fresh air and clean water have been lost. Initially, governments tried to check the damage without public interference. They failed. Today, the people are exercising their clout to

"THE first most important thing in life is people. The second most important thing is people and the third most important thing is also people," - this aptly sums up the focus of this

the environmental protection movement as we know and see it today was launched by sensible, rational people who had begun to discover early in the 1960s that the present pace of development,