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This article is more than four years old.

... Das and Miriam Rose . In 6 locations across Africa and India protestors held angry demonstrations over the last 2 ... to stop mining of the Niyamgiri mountain in Odisha in India. Local communities are now demanding that the refinery ... should pay compensation for loss to the people of Goa and India, and Anil Agarwal should personally be brought to trial ...
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New Internationalist 336 July 2001 Narmada / THE FACTS India suffers from widespread water scarcity. Rain comes in ... Maheshwar dam 4 • First privately constructed dam in India • Anticipated finance: US and Germany • Height: 36 ... 9 Bargi 17 Barna 18 Tawa 19 Kolar 22 Sukta Dam after dam India has over 4,000 large dams. Three-quarters of India’s ...

This article is almost four years old.

... total forest cover – is threatened by coal mining. In India, we found that 250,000 hectares of forest - the ... fields - is at risk in just 13 coal fields in central India. Coal is a cornerstone of Prime Minister Narendra ... mine opens in the country on average each month. Much of India’s coal lies beneath remote, dense forests , and so ...
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This article is more than 18 years old.

... Lucy Willis     On 18 October 2000 the Supreme Court of India handed down an historic judgement. The Narmada Bachao ... of numbers in her head, and under her relentless dialling India awakes. At this moment she is trying to meet the Chief ... analysts are asking why – after 50 years of it – are India’s water problems getting worse, its small farmers ...
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This article is more than 28 years old.

... it has serious negative implications when transferred to India or Africa. If the protection of national parks, ... central, not least in the environmental debate. And in India it is difficult to identify with the kind of ... equality of the species, for example. Let me explain. In India we have a fairly good system of around 400 national ...
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This article is more than 20 years old.

... gifts I had brought from the Netherlands for my family in India, and so, strictly speaking, not my rubbish, I ... country has a purchasing power that is two-thirds that of India, a land 93 times its size. So while Amsterdammers can ... things that becomes acutely apparent whenever I return to India, is this issue of cost. Even though I tend to have very ...
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This article is more than 16 years old.

... unlimited emissions growth from the South. China and India both have huge coal reserves, and Southern emissions ... times less than that of Europeans. 4 So wouldn’t forcing India, Bangladesh and Somalia to sign up to a global treaty ... 2004. Contact: [email protected] 1 Terry Friel, ‘India rejects pressure to do more on greenhouse gas’ ...
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This article is more than 22 years old.

... made Mumbai a dangerous city to live in. The experience of India is of enormously increased migration into the cities; ... to the number of slumdwellers. Crowded City Although India remains 70-80% rural, it now has the largest urban ... congestion. There are more than 23 million vehicles in India. Over 60,000 people are killed on India’s roads each ...
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This article is almost 17 years old.

... villages located in the worst droughtaffected regions of India had coped with yet another year of belowaverage ... droughts be called natural disasters? Not any more. Not in India. They are 'government-made' disasters. Over the past ... world, rainfall is variable and rainy days are few. In India, for instance, 50 per cent of the rain falls on about ...
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This article is more than 24 years old.

... and doused with pesticides. In some villages in India blindness increased severely because the so-called ... new seeds are not all they’re made out to be. ‘In India I’ve discovered that farmers can grow more grain and ... for Science, Technology and Natural Resource in Dehradun, India. Contents page NI Home Page ©Copyright: New ...
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This article is almost seven years old.

... sanctuary, close to my home in the Nilgiris, South India, has been declared drought stricken. As we drove back ... It’s unprecedented for it to be so hot mid-March in India. In the Nilgiris, no-one ever used fans. We didn’t ... luxury. They don’t even know the old frugal ways because India has changed so much in one decade. So will they respond ...
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This article is more than 24 years old.

... to a fundamental remaking of the geography of the country. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called his dams ‘the new temples of India’. For 50 years the World Bank has spent more money on ... to date has been against a string of dams on one of India’s largest and most holy rivers, the Narmada. The ...

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