A Message to the concerned authorities: Stop the mindless ‘developmental’ activities in the city. Stop destroying the city and its ambience. Stop – to pause and think before carrying out such activities and ensure that whatever is done is environmentally sound and sustainable. AS A MARK OF PROTEST AGAINST THE UNMINDFUL AND […]
This is what mindless construction on the Mithi river of Mumbai led to back in 2005. The land-deprived city of Mumbai – a city lying adjascent to a sea! – now faces the flood crisis every year. ___________ Coming back to Delhi – we have been ‘planning’ a similar fate for […]
Apple Snail (Pila sp.) at the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Office in Lodhi Estate! The same small water body also houses some turtles!!
JAGORI – a women’s training, documentation, communication and resource centre invites concerned citizens to attend a presentation of their research findings titled: “Swept off the Map: Surviving Eviction and Resettlement in Bawana JJ Colony” The study is an intensive two-year long exercise of collecting quantitative and qualitative data from around 3000 […]
Agri-Vision Coalition, a Civil Society and Farmer’s Representation on Agriculture has, in an online petition, asked the Prime Minister and the Chief Ministers of India for a paradigm shift in the XI plan, in order to secure livelihood for Small and Marginal Farmers and Regeneration of Natural Resources through Holistic Agriculture. […]
After the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 came into place, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India has now put the DRAFT Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers(Recognition of Forest Rights) RULES, 2007 in public domain; inviting objections and/or suggestions particularly […]