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Nationwide farmers’ movement is need of the hour

Jardhari along with several other activists from Jardhargaon and nearby areas in Tehri district of Uttarakhand formed Beej Bachao Andolan (Save the Seeds Movement) in eighties. The drive not only revived traditional farming methods and rejuvenated agricultural diversity but also created awareness about sustainable indigenous seeds.

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Haunting Beauty of the Ghats

By: Suresh Nautiyal

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Climate Change: Melting Glaciers and Drying Rivers in Himalaya

Before talking about the melting glaciers and drying rivers due to climate change in the Pan-Himalayan Region, it is important to take note of the view that the process of global warming is not new. According to this view, the process of climate change actually began some 18 thousand years back. I believe, if such a process was already in place, the industrial revolution and introduction of the combustion engine must have accelerated the process.

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Civil Society Organisations' Participation in Climate Change: a national dialogue

CLIMATE CHANGE: MELTING GLACIERS AND DRYING RIVERS IN HIMALAYA

India Peace Centre, Nagpur, 15-16 November 2009

By Suresh Nautiyal, Member, National Steering Committee of Citizens Global Platform, India


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A tragedy foretold

The hapless people of the Kosi flood plain in northern Bihar were told that the Kosi embankment project would usher in a new era of prosperity and hope for them. These areas are submerged under water for many months each year. Suresh Nautiyal reviews DK Mishra's book, which traces the history of this engineered tragedy

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No equity, if sustainability threatened

By Suresh Nautiyal

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Reckless consumption making the world filthy

ACCORDING to a recent report by the US and European environmental groups, the rapidly industrialising India and China have claimed four of the top ten most polluted places on the planet.

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Scars of development

By: Suresh Nautiyal

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Promoting Ecological Democracy in South-North Cooperation

Re-thinking the relationship between Southern and Northern civil societies in enhancing ecological democracy: A case of South Asian Dialogues on Ecological Democracy


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Water Crisis in India: Agenda for the 21st Century

Part One: Some Facts

 

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