On June 8, Yale University's Center for Environmental Law and Policy and Columbia University's Center for International Earth Science Information Network released a report of the Environmental Performance Index 2022. India ranked lowest among the 180 countries considered, lagging behind Myanmar at 179, Vietnam (178), Bangladesh (177) and Pakistan (176).
Despite concerns, Etalin hydropower project gets government nod, FAC yet to give clearance
On this World Environment Day, ITC reaffirmed its commitment towards a greener Earth through its bold Sustainability 2.0 agenda.
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification's (UNCCD) evidence-based flagship Global Land Outlook 2 (GLO2) report states that “as food prices soar amid rapid climate and other planetary changes, “crisis footing” needed to conserve, restore and use land sustainably.” The report is the most comprehensive consolidation of information on the topic ever assembled.
Droughts reduced India’s gross domestic product by 2-5 per cent over 20 years from 1998-2017: Report
Chhattisgarh government allows coal mining in Hasdeo forests
West Bengal's coastline suffers the worst erosion while Goa's remains stable
Among the countries of the global south, India is one of the most vulnerable nations and is exposed to an increasing trend of forest fires.
Jhabua, a tribal-dominated district with more than 85 percent population belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST), is an agrarian district. Water security is, thus, a crucial element for its agriculture-based livelihood economy.
Goa’s mangrove cover increases while Sunderbans’ shrank, reports India State of the Forest Report (ISFR) 2021