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FIR against Sri Sri structure
The Telegraph

FIR against Sri Sri structure

The East Calcutta Wetlands Authority has filed an FIR against an organisation functioning under Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's The Art of Living Foundation for illegally constructing a building on a slice of the ecologically fragile East Calcutta Wetlands. On March ... The Telegraph, 1 month ago
... Not the wetlands off Bypass The Telegraph, 2 months ago

Shrinking wetlands - I

In recent years, the environmental and social crisis created by the frequency of floods, water scarcity, cyclone and pollution have exposed the failure of the government to face the challenge. These problems are rooted in the increasing neglect of ...
 The Statesman4 weeks ago
DNA India

MoEF brings out draft on new Wetlands Rules, seeks creation of state authorities

The Union environment and forest ministry has come out with a draft of the new Wetlands Rules, 2016, on the basis that the earlier version from 2010 saw uniformly poor implementation across states with the exception of Odisha. Last year on May 5, ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Breaking Down News: Caught in a SteelTrap

Atmospherically speaking, Kolkata feels rather like Delhi and Uttarakhand as it heads into an election which seems to be in Didi's bag, but could wriggle out and escape. There is the bracing tang of chicanery in the air as the battle sharpens into a ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Vanishing wetlands: Indiscriminate development & poor regulation are wrecking a critical piece of India's ecology

Vidhya Krishnan, a 30-year-old software engineer in Bengaluru, likes to take an early-morning walk around the city's Ulsoor Lake before an hour-long commute to work. However, in early March this year, she and other walkers got a rude shock: floating ...
 Economic Times2 months ago

Kolkata's blue and white dreams

A Calcutta boy who grew up in a city awash in shades of red watches as colour is once again used to exhibit power A little ahead of Durga Puja last year, a replica of London's Big Ben clock tower came up a short walk away from my home in east ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago

Giving artistic look to water hyacinth

Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), a weed which grows extensively on the floodplains of the northeast is neglected for several reasons. It chokes wetlands and degrades water quality and is a problem to pisciculture. However, a joint initiative ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
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