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India's Dying Mother
Environment  (tags: destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, forests, healthconditions, nature, water, india, Sustainabililty, world )

Frank
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Cal
- 44 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Cal
- 45 days ago - sports.vice.com
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 )

Freya
- 200 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 367 days ago - theguardian.com
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 )

Cher
- 416 days ago - act.greenpeace.in
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 )

Naoko
- 421 days ago - ipsnews.net
"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 )

Cal
- 462 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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 )

Cal
- 585 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Cal
- 719 days ago - ipsnews.net
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 )

Cal
- 722 days ago - theecologist.org
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 )

Fiona
- 742 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
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 )

Cal
- 752 days ago - indiatvnews.com
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.
INDIA: Real 'Avatar' Tribe Deals Fatal Blow to Vedanta Mine
Environment  (tags: mining, native rights, India, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, green, politics )

Cal
- 1040 days ago - survivalinternational.org
India's Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by notorious British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills, in an unprecedented triumph for tribal rights.
POLLUTION IN INDIA: The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
Environment  (tags: water pollution, India, healthconditions, water, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, green, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 1139 days ago - ecowatch.com
What remains of the Yamuna's once mighty flow is a black, noxious stream that offers little comfort to the livestock, children and stray dogs that can be seen wading through it on a hot afternoon.
 

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