Anjana Dey is pursuing her Masters in Environmental Studies from the School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi. She takes a keen interest in all contemporary environmental issues and challenges being faced in the present day. She looks forward to living in a clean, green world with a more promising future. Poison on the Platter - Film Review "Right to choose safe food is a fundamental right of consumers in a democracy. However, the onslaught of GM crops has been robbing the people of their right to choose." This is the theme based on which Mahesh Bhatt (Filmmaker and Presenter of Poison on the Platter) and Ajay Kanchan (Director) have put together the film 'Poison on the Platter' - portraying the introduction of Genetically Modified (GM) crops in India as the end of choice.
Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series Hot as Hell Screening : Hot as Hell; Directed by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta Mining and industrial projects marginalise the poor and exasperate inequalities in the name of development allover the world. Although mining has been promoted as a livelihood option it employs less than 5.6% people in India today. Jharia in Jharkhand which is known for its massive store of primary coking coal and for raging underground coal fire has a different story to tell. The small township with billions of worth of coal is reeling under poverty. The prevailing lawless situation and thriving mining mafia apart from the coal fire literally turned life here a hell. Experts say it is the unscientific mining cause the inferno in Jharia. The life of mor