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This article is more than 31 years old.

... These people's hearts are more humble than yours. In North India they thank the coconut palm goddess: for the gift of ... we eat,' cried Amrita Devi to the Emperor's soldiers in India. 'These trees are our brothers and sisters. Take us ... foundations were laid. Like forest ashrams of Aranya in India, these were the sites of Diana's green chapels - ...
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This article is almost five years old.

Plastic recycling in India. Cory Doctorow under a ... their rubbish. Yes, that’s right: someone pays us, in India, to give them our garbage. Now recycling is as old as ...
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This article is almost 23 years old.

... in the South places thousands of native breeds at risk. In India, just three decades after the advent of ‘modern’ ... knowledge held, from the Ethiopian Highlands to South India, is also becoming an endangered resource. The drive to ... accessible or affordable to customers in the South. In India – where 70 per cent of pesticides are used on cotton ...
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This article is more than 25 years old.

... Take the neem tree. It has been known for centuries in India for its remarkable number of uses – its twigs are ... An attempt to patent this extraction process in India in 1968 under the Indian Central Insecticide Board was ... Malaysia to Brazil. Coal mining has ruined landscapes in India; copper mining has destroyed water supplies on the ...
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This article is more than 19 years old.

... rushing down the valleys. For large parts of northern India, which depend upon water from the glaciers, the melt is ... emits a quarter of the world's greenhouse gases - visited India. Top of his environmental agenda was a plan to provide ... - where US industries could buy emissions credits from India and continue to pollute. Unfortunately for him, the ...
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This article is more than 18 years old.

... MAHESHWAR S Kumars is trying to build 'a temple of modern India' - a dam - at Maheshwar. But the people won't have it. ... moment 50 years ago, saluted as a ‘temple of modern India’: a dam. In 1993, S Kumars won the concession to ... here the first privately constructed hydroelectric dam in India. But the award was a poisoned chalice. Little did S ...
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This article is more than 31 years old.

... the domestic chicken derives from the red jungle fowl of India's forests. 1 Yet instead of cherishing trees, we are ... cleared two thirds of native forests. 1 5 Similarly in India local people conserved their trees over generations ... community-forest programmes, like the Chipko movement in India, regard trees as producers of food, shelter, fodder and ...
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This article is more than 21 years old.

... 20% of the population exceeds that of the poorest 20%, India, Indonesia (both 5 times) and Bangladesh (4 times) are ... In a poor country A caste system still operates in India.  Studies of rural households over a long period have ...
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This article is almost 24 years old.

... in the area where he was born and grew up in southern India. Hegde calls the project ‘disaster by stealth’. The ...

This article is more than eight years old.

INDIA In India, the Dongria Kondh people took on mining giant Vedanta ...
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This article is more than 19 years old.

... eco-labels the answer to sustainable fishing? Writing from India, John Kurien calls for quite a different approach. The ...

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