Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 20, 2012
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 20 (starting May 14, 2012) 2012.
The decade-old deadlock between Archaeological Survey of India and Northern Railway over construction of a new bridge near 16th-century world heritage site Salimgarh Fort is finally on the way to being resolved.
With the existing BRT corridor under the court’s scanner, the Delhi government has put its plan to build 15 more corridors on hold, at least for the time being.
Deer Park, a popular destination for several south Delhi residents since the 1960s, may lose its deer if the Delhi Development Authority does not take timely action.
From the pristine landscapes of Tibet to a Kolkata morning on the Hooghly river, from the nature-inspired contours of Gaudi’s architecture to a golden dusk over the Arno river in Florence — the photographs and art works of Bharat and Mrida Joshi is somewhat surreal and representative.
The dust storms may have cooled down the climes, bringing respite from the torrid heat, but they are also taking a toll on children, elderly and those prone to respiratory tract infections.
If you are buying a house that will cost you anything between Rs. 2.5 and Rs. 6 crore, it is understandable you’d expect the developer to answer all your questions and doubts. But expect no such luck if you are coveting a flat at the Commonwealth Games Village, 110 of which are being auctioned by the Delhi Development Authority.
Have you ever thought that the ones who ensure your safety on the roads are the most vulnerable to several diseases?
A scientific study published on Wednesday revealed that the Himalayas, one of world’s richest biodiversity zones, is warming faster than other parts of the globe.
Nearly 200 young people from 11 countries, including India, recently laid the foundation stone for a worldwide youth climate network within the ‘YouThinkGreen’ programme at Wolfsburg in Germany.
India has sought assistance of $30 million under the Global Tiger Initiative, Keshav Varma, programme manager for the World Bank-led scheme, said here on Tuesday.
State-run Oil India and ONGC are among the 34 companies that have flouted environmental norms during last three years in the north-eastern region, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.