09 June 2011

Have you met a plant today? - A die-hard nature lover and ecologist tells us why we should commune with plants around us every day - Article from The Alternative
In this corner, the unsettled lie waiting for help - Those displaced by projects and by force need help first - Article from Tehelka
Do cooperative forests have a future ? Article from Infochange
A tale of two dams - Jairam Ramesh's order of May 6 rescinding his earlier stop-work notice with regard to the Maheshwar dam surprises many - Article from The Frontline
I have always been transparent and clear, says Jairam Ramesh - Interview with Times of India
Waste to energy project not so green - How did Jindal s WtE project come up in the heart of Delhi without any public consultation or clearance from the pollution control board? - Article from Infochange
Just like a forest - Analog forestry mimics a forest to create an economically productive and ecologically diverse landscape - Article from Down To Earth
The case of vanishing lakes - Puttenahalli lake has survived ! - Article from Citizen Matters
Union minister of state for environment and forests maintains Wetlands under severe threat from the real estate and industry: As these wetlands are the most easily available areas to lease out for the so-called economic development
Residents of Samiyarpatti village in Tamil Nadu get more than required quantum of water through the implementation of water conservation programme: Aim to study water consumption, wastage and also study the entire supply system
Recent report on National wetland inventory and assessment reveals Gujarat ahead of other states in wetland wealth: Largest amount of Gujarat’s landmass identified as wetlands of different kinds

08 June 2011

Ratlam s toxic legacy - Hazardous waste kept in shut factories continues to contaminate groundwater - Article from Down To Earth
Lavasa near Pune exposed - Article from Down To Earth
India s planned destruction of the Brahmaputra valley - Are big dams leaving India high and dry ? Article from Sanctuary Asia
Addicted to groundwater - High Court order fails to wean Gurgaon off illegal wells - Article from Down To Earth
High water - A bracing climb to the high-altitude Putasar lakes, ahead of the Malana valley in Himachal Pradesh - Article from Outlook Traveller
Unrealistic approach killing rural sanitation programme - Article from Down to Earth
Don't stop the andolan - The SC indictment against the NBA is unwarranted and could hurt those displaced by the Omkareshwar dam - Article from Tehelka
Vellore Srinivasan s solid waste management project reaches Bangalore - Article from The Weekend Leader
Public transport, yes Public toilet, No - Bengaluru Metro will not have toilets at the stations - Article from Citizen Matters