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  • At least 12.2 % of India’s reptiles threatened by extinction

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 20, 2013 at 12:23

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    In a recent study the Zoological Society of London and the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) species survival commission found that upto 19 % of the world's crocodiles, turtles, ... Read more >

  • Jaitapur farmers resist monetary offers

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 15, 2013 at 19:37

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    Farmers in Jaitapur, Maharashtra are standing firm in their resolve to protest against the nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), the promoter of the plant, has offered... Read more >

  • Kerala launches ambitious solar project

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 13, 2013 at 11:02

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    Kerala has become the first Indian state to create a very ambitious project to generate over 10 MW of solar power through over 10,000 roof-top solar power systems of one kw each. Anybody living in K... Read more >

  • GEAC set for review

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 8, 2013 at 19:12

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    The Genetic Engineering Appraisal committee (GEAC), which is the government entity to approve genetically modified crops for field trials and commercial release, is set to be reconstituted by the Mi... Read more >

  • PM creates climate change panel

    Blogpost by Ignatius Thekaekara - February 5, 2013 at 18:11

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    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has established a panel of secretaries from several different ministries along with the cabinet secretary to support the PM’s Council on Climate Change. The panel will ... Read more >

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