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Don't Cop Out On Chance To Save Nature

January 29, 2010: Don't cop out on chance to save nature by Nirmal Ghosh.

 

It sounds simple, and the world should have been able to do it by now: reduce the destruction of nature and conserve large enough areas to serve as gene pools for the millions of species that make up the true infrastructure of life on Earth.

Extended Interview with Dr. Pachauri

Janaury 29, 2010: The entire text of Dr. Pachauri's interview with Science can be read here.

Tiger Found Dead In Bhopal’s Pench National Park

January 27, 2010: Yet another tiger has died in the Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh. This tragic news comes on the heels of the news that two tiger cubs had died in the park on December 24, 2009.After a series of tiger deaths in such supposedly well-protected parks as Kaziranga and Corbett, the final curtain seems to be coming down on Panthera tigris.

Bt Brinjal and Food Security

January 27, 2010: The Center for Social Medicine & Community Health of JNU and Hazard Center organised a Colloquium on "Bt. Brinjal and Food Security" today at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Speakers underlined the internkage between food safety and security.

IPCC Statement On Trends In Disaster Losses

January 25, 2010: IPCC Statement on Trends in Disaster Losses – The Sunday Times, U.K. Gets it wrong.  Click here to read more.

Tiger Killed, Eaten By Villagers In Arunachal Pradesh

January 25, 2010: Villagers in Arunachal Pradesh have killed and then eaten a tiger. Read the original article on the NDTV website here.

Jairam, Kamal Nath Clash Over Pench Tiger Reserve Highway

January 23, 2010: Times News Network: It was a virtually a clash between two of UPA government's high-profile ministers Kamal Nath and Jairam Ramesh in the Supreme Court over a road – whether there should be an elevated corridor of national highway through the Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh or the existing road should be widened.

(IPS), Bangkok – World Bank Aims To Earn Stripes Through Tiger Summit, Marwaan Macan-Marker

January 22, 2010: An international campaign to save the tiger is proving to be fertile ground for the World Bank to earn its stripes as an institution keen on joining the ranks of conservationists. Continue reading the original article

Note Sounding Tigers' Death Knell Withdrawn Says Bahar Dutt, CNN-IBN

January 22, 2010: The tiger got a reprieve two days after a CNN-IBN report which revealed that a proposed road project cutting through wildlife parks could endanger animals. Amicus Curiae to the Supreme court of India Harish Salve has now withdrawn his note in the Supreme Court. Read the original article

Bangalore – Tiger Count In Sanctuaries From Today

January 22, 2010: Can Karnataka still retain its tag of the ‘World Leader in Tiger Conservation’? This will soon be known as the Forest Department kickstarts its six-day countrywide tiger census. Check out the Express Buzz story here