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Why environmentalists are worried about rubber plantations in Northeast

Why environmentalists are worried about rubber plantations in ...

These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also disturb the ground water reserve and soil quality, says Ankur Paliwal. Rubber plantations, which have been vigorously promoted in north-east India in the name of increasing forest cover and rehabilitation of tribespeople, have got environmentalists worried.   These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also ..., 4 days ago

New energy choices -The growing need of the hour

[India], Feb 20 (ANI): The balance between development and environment is the biggest challenge for humanity today; the demand of such models of development across the world is increasing, which can meet our current needs without harming the environment.
 Sify1 month ago

Glaciers melting in Gilgit-Baltistan due to CPEC project

[Pakistan occupied Kashmir], Mar 4 (ANI): Thirty-six glacial lakes in various valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan have been declared dangerous with seven of them posing a major threat to the people, said a survey by Focus Pakistan, an NGO. After conducting the ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

What happens during a US Govt shutdown

Washington: Hundreds of thousands of US government defence workers, park rangers and business regulators could be temporarily out of work as Congress fails to pass a budget before a midnight Friday deadline. But the government shutdown due to lack of funding ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

The risk of rust

Sunil Duggal India is the seventh-largest country in the world, with a total area of 3,287,263 square km. It has a land frontier of 15,200 km and importantly a coastline of 7,516.6 km. This is just an indication of how much India is exposed to global warming ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Bangladeshi forests stripped bare as Rohingya refugees battle to survive

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh – Look out from the high-ground in the middle of Kutupalong and two sights fill the eyes: Myanmar’s green hills silhouetted in the east and dehydrated, denuded mounds pocked by the blue-black tarpaulin sheets of makeshift ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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