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Supreme Court asks Centre to submit endosulfan disposal plan

Sets deadline of July 23

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to submit a disposal plan for the raw material used to manufacture endosulfan, Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCP), an organochlorine compound. It is used in several pesticides.

India's building sector must stop resource guzzling if it wants to be called green

  • 70 per cent of the building stock that will be there in 2030 is yet to be built in India. Without resource efficiency measures this will severely affect liveability of cities 

  • The environment impact of this construction boom will be severe as less than 3 per cent of the built-up area today is certified green. 

CSE 13th media fellowships on Backs to the wall: tigers, tiger habitats and conservation

April - June, 2012

This fellowship is supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust

In 2009-10, 51 tigers were killed in India, in spite of all the conservation programmes, awareness drives and public campaigns to save them. India hosts the majority of the world’s tiger population -- about 1,700 tigers, according to the May 2011 census.

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THE HIMALYAS
DEHRADUN JAMMU MUSSOORIENAINITAL SRINAGAR UTTARKASHI
INDO GANGETIC PLAINS
AGRA ALLAHABAD AMRITSAR BATHINDA DELHI
FARIDABAD GURGAON KANPUR LUCKNOW MATHURA
MEERUT PATNA YAMUNA NAGAR PUNJAB'S
EASTERN HIGHLANDS
DHANBAD HAZARIBAGH RANCHI
THE NORTH EAST
AIZAWL GUWAHATI SILIGURI
THE DESERT
ALWAR BHILWARA JAIPUR JODHPUR
UDAIPUR
CENTRAL HIGLAND
BHOPAL DEWAS GWALIOR INDORE
JABALPUR JHANSI NAGPUR RAJKOT
UJJAIN VADODARA
THE DECCAN
AURANGABAD BENGALURU BARAMATHI
HUBLI-DHARWAD HYDERABAD PUNE
SOLAPUR TUMKUR
COASTAL CITES
BHUBANESWAR CHENNAI
CUTTACK KOLKATA KOZHIKODE MUMBAI
SRIKAKULAM SURAT THANE
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

 

 

Excreta Matters

Volume 1 dwells on how urban India is soaking up water, polluting rivers and drowning in its own waste (296 pages).
Volume 2 contains a very detailed survey of 71 cities, and presents an assimilation of the survey's results (496 pages).
 
EXCRETA MATTERS: 7th State of India's Environment report
 
To get involved contact:
Nitya Jacob (Programme Director – Water Programme) Email: nitya@cseindia.org
Vice President Hamid Ansari expresses concern over scarce water resources as well as the stark inequity in access to water: March 4, 2013, New Delhi
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