Monthly Archives: June 2014

Environment Day: Humans have become too clever by half

This year World Environment Day has completed its 41 years of existence. During this time the awareness about environment has increased at least on papers. Academics have written reams and reams of research reports and media has been quick in … Continue reading

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Can Ganga be saved?

On June 8, this year, according to Hindu calendar (lunar calendar) the devotees will celebrate Ganga Dussehra – a festival that marks the descent of Ganga from Heaven to the Earth. Ancient Hindu texts and beliefs that they spawn, suggest … Continue reading

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Sustainable development: Debate over development versus conservation

In almost all the developing countries the society is torn between the twin challenges of eradicating poverty while maintaining environmental integrity. While the academics as well as the environmentalists insist that development should not be pursued at the cost of … Continue reading

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