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First Phase Of Tiger Census Completed

February 7, 2010: The first phase of the six-day exercise undertaken by the forest department to monitor tigers, co-predators, prey and their habitat concluded in protected and non-protected tiger-bearing areas of Nagpur on February 3. Read the article on the Times of India website

India To Have Its Own Panel on Climate Change

February 4, 2010: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has announced that India will have her own panel on climate change. The full story can be read on the Hindustan Times website here.

Rajendra Pachauri Strikes Back

February 2, 2010: Samar Halarnkar and Chetan Chauhan, writing for the Hindustan Times and Livement have put together a very tight, useful interview. The fact is that Dr. Pachauri is a thorn in the side of very powerful lobbies that have ruled global oil cartels for decades. No one expected them to lie down and heel, just because scientists said the…

US, EU Renew Push To Tackle Climate Change

January 31, 2010: US, EU renew push to tackle climate change – Issue : 871 (https://www.neurope.eu)

US President Barack Obama on 27 January renewed a push to tackle climate change, warning that the United States would fall behind other countries without investing in clean-energy industries. 

New Tiger Campaign – Aircel In Partnership With WWF-India

January 30, 2010: New Tiger Campaign – Aircel has partnered with WWF-India to help save our tigers. To know more about their campaign visit: www.saveourtigers.com

National Consultations On Bt Brinjal

January 30, 2010: BT Brinjal: National Consultations on Bt Brinjal to make a Common Consensus. Jairam Ramesh Meets the Experts of Different Fields in an Open Forum


Union Ministry of Environment and Forests in collaboration with the Centre for Environment Education organized an open interaction on National Consultations on Bt…

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.