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Tribal trouble in wetland over shelter shadow on school

Tribals residing in the East Kolkata Wetlands have threatened to launch a wildcat agitation against the government, an embarrassing prospect for the ruling Trinamool Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Times of India, 1 month ago


Earth Day 2014 serves as an important reminder to the people of this city that they possess a remarkable treasure trove of agricultural practice using waste to grow vegetables for over 100 years, writes dhrubajyoti ghosh THE US state department's ...
 The Statesman13 hours ago

If Kolkata is cheap, thank its water bodies

KOLKATA: The cost of living in Kolkata is lower than any other metropolitan city in the country because the abundance of water aided by the city's unique topography subsidizes the cost of drinking water, drainage, sewage treatment and food. Minus ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

A matter of shame for the city

The average Kolkatan chooses to ignore this rather magical natural resource and few discuss the fate of the Dhapa jheels that host farming families, some for more than three generations. aditi roy ghatak talks to Dr Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, a UN Global ...
 The Statesman4 weeks ago

Endangered biodiversity

Reclamation of wetlands and the resultant lack of food for birds and fish and the use of chemicals in agriculture and pisciculture have contributed to the environmental degradation. The eastward expansion of Kolkata by filling up the wetlands has ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Sea bird wanders to Sukhna for first time

CHANDIGARH: What would be a marine bird, usually seen along the coasts of Gujarat, be doing at Sukhna Lake as winter wanes? Bird lovers of the city and ornithologists across the country have been delighted to get the first and "exceptional" record ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Vuda preparing blueprint for managing coastal zone

The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (Vuda) has initiated measures to prepare a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) as per the new Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification issued by the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) on ...
 Geospatial Today Journal2 months ago
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