Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Green panel clears Central Vista projects
Bengaluru, September 24 (India Science Wire): The Indian coastline is home to an ancient and diverse coral reef system that provides natural habitat for diverse marine underwater ecosystem.
New Delhi, June 25 (India Science Wire): A new study by Wildlife Conservation Society-India has emphasised the need for awareness campaigns, involvement of local stakeholders in decision-making and empowerment of authorities to help promote protection of marine species.
"The world has enough for everyone's needs, but not enough for everyone's greed”--Mahatma Gandhi
Pankaj Sekhsaria’s recent book Islands in flux--The Andaman and Nicobar Story is a collection of around 20 years of his writings on the environmental and conservation concerns faced by the indigenous tribal communities of the region.
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Why don't Jarawas of the Andaman Islands have a say in development ? An article from Charkha Development NetworkPosted on 01 Aug, 2012 05:14 PM
Five months after the infamous Jarawa Video incident featuring scantily clad Jarawa tribal women allegedly dancing for tourists in return for food and money, the Central Government finally acted on the matter by approving the proposed amendments in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Protection of Aboriginal Tribes) Regulation, 1956.
The historic tsunami of 2004 in the northern Indian Ocean severely affected the eastern coastal areas of peninsular India and Andaman-Nicobar Islands.