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Environment & Ecology

How A Grassroots Conservationist Turned A Naga Village Into A Biodiversity Peace Corridor

May 29, 2021 Priyadarshini Sen

Former church worker taps into the spiritual core of indigenous practices to combat climate change.

Food Hubs To Tackle Malnutrition

May 25, 2021 Kalyani Prasher

Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition


Do We Have The Right To Mourn The Demise Of Sunderlal Bahuguna?

The trees which Sunderlal Bahuguna planted in Uttarakhand are now being uprooted to make way for the Char Dham highway project and instead of acting to preserve his legacy we are making do with false condolences

One Among Nature: Protecting Our Ecosystems

May 22, 2021 Shoko Noda

As we mark World Biodiversity Day, let us pledge to preserve and protect our planet’s resourceful and nurturing ecosystems before it is too late.


Chipko Movement Pioneer Sunderlal Bahuguna Succumbs To Covid-19 In Rishikesh

Bahuguna, 94, was undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh

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03 May, 2021

Environmentalist Satendra Singh Has Proved His Leadership Abilities All Over The World

Satendra Singh is also a founding editor and visionary heading many sustainability movements.


24 April, 2021

HC Tells 16 Forest Officials To Pay Rs 34 Lakh, Cost Of 412 Felled Trees In Himachal

Ashwani Sharma

The bench said the officials, who were responsible for this loss of 100-year-old trees, have to be put to task and be made accountable.


16 April, 2021

Companies Must Disclose More Information On Climate Risks Faced

Sumali Moitra

Authorities, including the stock market regulator, should start asking businesses probing questions on how they are gearing up for the climate challenge.


14 April, 2021

India Will Raise Its Climate Concerns But Not Under Pressure: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

Outlook Web Bureau

Prakash Javadekar said India is the only G-20 country to walk the talk on the Paris climate agreement and 'we have done more than we promised'.



14 February, 2021

‘A Disaster Is Just Waiting To Happen In Himachal’

Ashwani Sharma

Avay Shukla, whose report warning against rampant hydel projects in the state was ignored, says ‘the die has already been cast, and there’s nothing we can do to stop it’.


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04 February, 2021

Agriculture Must Be Part Of Climate Change Negotiations: American Farm Bureau Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Farm Bureau is local, county, state, national and international in its scope and influence and is non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character.


28 January, 2021

Due to Global Warming, Earth Lost 28 Trillion Tonnes Of Ice From 1994 To 2017

Outlook Web Bureau

The researchers discovered that the annual rate of ice loss has spiked over 65 per cent in the aforementioned 23-year period.


11 January, 2021

In A Battle Of Unequals, How Mankind Is Hurtling Towards Complete Isolation And Destruction

Balvinder Kumar

A materialistic mind-set, the evils of social media and the shortcut to wealth and prosperity is harming the modern generation


08 January, 2021

Another Environment Crisis? Wildlife Board Gives Approval To Rail Tracks Through Western Ghats

Outlook Web Bureau

The controversial project is expected to involve diversion of 10.45 ha of forest land in Dandeli wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka’s Western Ghats


22 December, 2020

Industries In Delhi To Switch Over To PNG By January 31

PTI

The commission, headed by former chief secretary of Delhi M M Kutty, directed IGL to ensure supply of piped natural gas to all identified industries in Delhi by January 31, 2021.


06 December, 2020

The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

Ritu Rao

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.


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29 November, 2020

Environment-Friendly 'Kulhad' Will Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations

PTI

Railway minister Piyush Goyal said the initiative will be the contribution of the Railways towards a plastic-free India.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz