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How NOT to celebrate Environment Day
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How NOT to celebrate Environment Day

Growing and harvesting trees for productive and economic uses are once again dead in the water, says Sunita Narain. On this World Environment Day, let’s understand how we are not going green. I happened to visit areas around Bilaspur in Uttar Pradesh last fortnight. In the horizon, I could see fields of poplar trees, all waiting to be harvested. Farmers explained to me that the market for their tree crop had crashed. They did not know what to do. Some years ago, the price of poplar wood ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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Time has come to correct what's wrong in meat production market

We need to clarify the rules for legal slaughterhouses and make sure that these can be enforced, notes Sunita Narain. When I wrote about vegetarianism, or, more precisely, why I as an Indian environmentalist would not advocate it, I had expected an emotional response. My article was meant to provoke a discussion. I believe it is time we understood the issues more clearly, with some space to agree to disagree. So, I will put aside the personal, abusive and intolerant comments I received. I will ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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How to make the people use toilets

How does a country make its people use toilets? Blaming and shaming is not the way. Lack of sanitation is leading to avoidable deaths of infants, and underweight and stunted children. IMAGE: Report after report has shown that toilets are built, but not used. The 2015 report of the Comptroller and Auditor General had found that 20 per cent of the toilets built under government programmes remained locked or were being used as storerooms. But this toilet is being used as a bride holds the wedding ...
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CSE hails SC order on no insurance without PUC

Hailing the Supreme Court's order that vehicle insurance should be renewed unless the owner provides pollution under control (PUC) certificate, a green body said "it is an important step forward". "In Delhi, only 23 per cent of vehicles come for the PUC ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Amarnathji Shrine Board condoles deaths of yatris

STATE TIMES NEWS SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra chaired the 33rd meeting of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board here on Monday. The meeting was attended by Dr. (Prof.) Ved Kumari Ghai, Pt. Bhajan Sopori, Sunita Narain, Dr. Chander Mouli Raina and D.C. Raina, all ...
 State Times3 weeks ago

'Climate change led to warmest years in India over last one-

India has witnessed the warmest years in the last fifteen years due to climate change, according to a data released by the Centre for Science and Environment. An analysis which looks at temperature trends in the country, both annual and seasonal, from 1901 ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

President Donald Trumps decision to withdraw from the Paris deal was a "death knell" for the climate agreement, Indian environmentalists said today with some asserting that the US move was an opportunity for India to provide global leadership on the issue.
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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