CSE is happy to reannounce this fellowship for Indian journalists due to popular demand. The dates of receiving finished applications and fellowship period have been accordingly revised.
Venue: Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi Dates: November 16-17, 2015 Come winters, and the air pollution bug in our cities acquires gigantic proportions every year. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been at the forefront of a campaign to sensitise citizens and lawmakers about this (see our backgrounder at http://www.downtoearth.org.in/) and how it impacts our health.
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Power beyond the grid: Is renewable doable?
July - August, 2013 India’s sheer variety finds an echo in its diverse ecosystems from the barren cold deserts of Ladakh to the heat-swept dunes of the Thar, from the 7,000-odd kilometres of coastlines to the dense green cover of the Western Ghats. Most of these ecosystems are extremely fragile, buffeted as they are by direct human intervention as well as the vagaries wrought by a changing climate.
Good news: Celebrating success stories in managing lives, livelihoods and the environment This fellowship is supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust Environmental reportage has evolved from being disaster reportage to much more; but truly heart-warming stories – good news, literally – are still a rarity. Bring us tales of people, places, programmes and policies that have helped make a difference.
While we all agree that climate change is for real, there is actually limited reliable information available on how and where its impacts are being felt the most. Extreme weather events such as cloud burst, cyclones, floods etc are being reported as more intense and frequent world over, and the number of casualties and losses are ever on the rise. Though mitigation and adaptation is on the world's agenda, the local have to fend for themselves.
August - October, 2011 This fellowship was supported by Jamshedji Tata Trust After land, our water bodies are now facing tremendous stress: industries, urban 'development', increasing population, imperfect legislation... scores of wetlands, lakes, rivers and waterways are threatened by such projects and pressures.
This fellowship was supported by Jamshedji Tata Trust February 10, 2011 – April 10, 2011 Millions of people are linked to forests, some derive their livelihoods from them, others call them home. The forests, however, are subjected to continuous exploitation due to varied reasons beyond the realm of sustenance, rendering the forest dwellers most vulnerable.
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A retrospective analysis between 2001 and 2009 has shown that a little more than half of the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy suffer from abnormal lung function.