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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...Read more..
Subject Tags: development , ecology , environmental , Indian Supreme Court
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: ecology , environment , hydel project , Supreme Court
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: ecology , environmenta degradation , Sustainable Development