people from Uttar Karnataka's Dandeli town are opposing a move to draw water from the Kali river for a sugar mill proposed downstream. They say the factory will use up water meant for them. The

Economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services is possibly the most powerful tool for halting the loss of biodiversity while maintaining incomes and livelihoods. Yet rarely have such approaches been applied to tropical forest "hotspots", which house the vast majority of the planet's plant and animal species. This groundbreaking work is the most comprehensive and detailed examination of the economics of environmental valuation and biodiversity conservation to date.

a recent move of the Union ministry of environment and forests (moef) to

The hilly tract of Uttara Kannada district in the Western Ghats of India has been famous for its arecanut and spice orchards for several centuries. The cultivators have evolved complex horticultural practices to maintain productivity under conditions of high rainfall, hilly terrain and leached soils.

The Karnataka State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) has passed an order asking the government to regulate the movement of iron ore lories in Uttara Kannada district. A copy of the order was released to the press here on Tuesday by petitioner Kishore Desai.

''The State government has taken up measures to eliminate the power crisis thereby facilitating all the rural areas with uninterrupted power supply,'' said Energy Minister K S Eshwarappa.

Narendra Plastic, one of the largest manufacturer and exporter of plastic packaging products in India, plans to invest over Rs 90 crore for setting up two new manufacturing units in Daman and Uttarakh

The entire Opposition continues boycott of the Assembly session for the third day VAT on wheat flour, maida, pulses down to 1 p.c. Water tax and sewerage tax to be abolished

In its new agri-policy, which would be released shortly, the Uttarakhand government is planning to give interest-free loans for setting up self-employment agriculture industry (SAI) units under the sp

The biodiversity register of Heggarni panchayat in Karnataka is ready. Or, is it? The committee evaluating the register