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Supreme Court calls for finding middle path between ecology, development

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

Saving the environment should not come at the cost of economic development, the Supreme Court said on Friday, adding that a balance should be struck between the two. The observation by the top court came on a plea filed by a lawyer, Abir Phukan, seeking a ban on mining in the...

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SC: Can Uttarakhand hydel projects be shifted to non-eco fragile zones?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

The Supreme Court on Friday suggested exploring the feasibility of shifting hydro-electric power projects on Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers in Uttarakhand to non-eco fragile zones to facilitate resumption of the projects which have been stalled for the last seven years. “It...

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Not the change we want

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

The multiple crises that confront humanity today, whether these relate to climate change, environmental degradation, social and economic inequality, or declining water, food and energy security...

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