The U.N. Climate Summit in New York could extract no binding promises, especially from the rich countries, regarding emission reduction. By LYLA BAVADAM
The key recommendations mentioned in the final statement of the conference on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Equity and...
Poaching, illegal trade in bears for their body parts, and human-bear conflicts pose a great threat to the sloth bear species, which is endemic to the Indian subcontinent. By G. SHAHEED
The Goa government decides to renew 27 mining leases on the basis of a High Court order, but this contradicts the Supreme Court directive in April to governments to garner maximum returns in the commercial use of natural or national resources. By PAMELA D'MELLO
If it is true that the sambar population in India is declining because of habitat degradation and increased poaching, it is bad news for the country’s conservation efforts in general. By A.J.T. JOHNSINGH
With development high on its agenda, the BJP government is pushing through environmental clearances in order to remove all perceived bottlenecks that hinder growth. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER
With the creation of two new sanctuaries, Maharashtra shows the way for a fresh approach to conservation. By LYLA BAVADAM