Environment

Sunderlal Bahuguna: Environmentalist With Political Acceptance Who Taught India To Hug Trees

Bahuguna's Gandhian background, deeply seated in the larger local cultural and traditional system, ensured that he was able to spread both the left and right sides of the environmental discourse and the ideological spectrum.

‘Here’s Your Refund’: Nature Dumps Back Man-Made Trash Onto Mumbai Beaches

After-effects of the cyclone, Tauktae, were clear to see in Mumbai as the famous beaches were filled with the garbage.

Dehing Patkai: Another Elephant Reserve In Claws Of Human Torture

A two-member division bench of the Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Centre, the Assam government, Coal India Limited and other parties to respond after taking up a suo motu case against illegal coal mining in portion of the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve, news agency PTI reported. The bench, comprising of Chief Justice Ajay Lamba and Justice Soumitra Saikia, was hearing two...

Amazon Rainforest Fires: “We’re Just Awaiting Earth’s Death With No Planet B”

Amazon rainforest, the lungs of our planet, has been on fire since three weeks and still we're ignorant enough to dig our own grave. We - "Homo sapiens, humans, people" - have been astonishingly greedy and dumb enough, so much so, that we're in self-destructing denial about the rapid rather than slow poison we've been injecting our only home, Earth, with. When Brazilian President Jair...

Beware Delhi! Yamuna’s Brother Is None Other Than ‘Yamraj’

What once used to be the ‘life’ line of Delhi NCR has now become the ‘sewage’ line. The ‘holy’ river Yamuna is dying courtesy to Delhi’s generosity and the usual failures of the ‘governments.’ Being the longest and the second largest tributary of river Ganga, Yamuna has always held a special ‘sacred’ place. And due to being ‘sacred,’ it is the receiving end of ‘eternal devotion’ in the...

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