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India's Coal Conundrum
Environment  (tags: coal, development, India, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, healthconditions, world )

- 38 days ago -
India is growing. It needs energy, and coal is cheap and plentiful. Now the country is grappling with the environmental and social consequences.
India: A Plea to Protect Our Forests PETITION
Environment  (tags: policy, development, India, habitatdestruction, deforestation, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, world )

- 79 days ago -
The hub of the problem lies in lack of proper environmental management and short sighted developmental agenda
India's Dying Mother
Environment  (tags: destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, forests, healthconditions, nature, water, india, Sustainabililty, world )

- 157 days ago -
The Ganges is one of the greatest rivers on Earth, but it is dying.
Battling IndiaâEUR(TM)s Sand Barons
Environment  (tags: activism, India, mining interests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world, politics )

- 160 days ago -
Environmental activist S. Mugilan confronts the sand-mining mafia in IndiaâEUR(TM)s Tamil Nadu state, even as other activists lose their lives attempting to save the stateâEUR(TM)s natural resources
Eat, Pray, Pollute: The Unintended Consequences of Yoga Tourism in Its Sacred Hometown
Environment  (tags: pollution, protection, healthconditions, Ganges, yoga activies, tourism, India, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, world )

- 161 days ago -
As more tourists than ever make their way to Rishikesh in search of physical and spiritual cleanliness, pollution in and along the Ganges has never been worse. Locals complain that the ashrams are dumping sewage and litter into the Ganges, the same river
Thousands of Planned Coal Plants, If Built, Could Doom Efforts to Contain Global Warming
Environment  (tags: climate change, carbon emissions, coal, fossil fuels, India )

- 316 days ago -
If all the 2,440 coal plants in the pipeline were to be built, by 2030, emissions from coal power would be 400 percent higher than what is consistent with a 2°C pathway, says the "Coal Gap" report, which was released in Paris on Tuesday.
Decade Of Drought A Global Tour Of Seven Recent Water Crises
Environment  (tags: drought, global water crisis, Mesopotamian, California, Brazil, China, Spain, Australia, India, climate change, climate disruption, water managers, governments, businesses )

- 483 days ago -
Larger populations and growing economies demand more water and in some places climate change will likely reduce available water supply. Drought risk is high and growing worldwide. Businesses, govts and all water managers must make intelligent decisions.
Greenpeace India May Shut Down By June 2015 ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, India, freedom of speech )

- 532 days ago -
Its NOW or NEVER. You can ensure that this fight for a greener India continues.
Watch What Happens When Tribal Women Manage India's Forests
Environment  (tags: forests, destruction, conservation, India, tribal peoples, trees )

- 537 days ago -
"No one can cheat us of even one metre of our mother, the forest. She has given us life and we have given our lives for her." -- Kama Pradhan, a tribal woman from the Gunduribadi village
TAKE ACTION NOW! India's Farmers Are at Risk From Monsanto.
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Monsanto, India, agriculture, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution )

- 578 days ago -
Monsanto wants to introduce its genetically engineered food crops, starting with its pesticide-resistant corn, despite facing local opposition.
Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

- 701 days ago -
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

- 835 days ago -
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

- 838 days ago -
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

- 858 days ago -
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
World Environment Day (June 5): India's Green Mission Caught in Funds' Crunch
Environment  (tags: World Environment DAy, forests, budget, India, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

- 868 days ago -
India's ambitious plans to fight climate change by enhancing the forest cover at a cost of Rs. 46,000 crore by 2020 have been stuck with no funds available since it was cleared by the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change in 2011.

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