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Unutilised forest wealth generates huge revenue for Rajasthan's tribals (Environment Feature)

Udaipur |Monday, 2017 11:45:06 AM IST

Farming has rarely been a viable proposition in Rajasthan's dry and hilly Udaipur region. A new way has now been found to provide sustainable sustenance for the area's tribals by enabling them to sell

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Delhi collects Rs 787cr environment cess, spends nil, puts onus on Centre (Roundup)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday blamed the Centre for blocking projects as an RTI query revealed that the Kejriwal government did not spend even a paisa out of the Rs 787 crore it collected as

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Environmental doomsday: Kashmir's vanishing fish, turtle doves, migratory birds (Feature)

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

Kashmir's fish are dying because of eutrophication (excess of nutrients leading to oxygen depletion), turtle doves have almost stopped visiting paddy fields to pick grain and, alarmingly, lesser numbe

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Kutch in the monsoon: A must-visit destination (Environmental Feature) (With Images)

Bhuj |Friday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST

White, fluffy clouds hanging low over green hills, little pools of still water teeming with migratory birds and an omnipresent cool breeze -- the semi-arid region of Kutch in Gujarat transforms into a

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On World Environment Day, activists want rivers declared as 'national asset'

Agra |Monday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Earlier this year, a court declared that Ganga and Yamuna rivers should be treated as "living entities". But is that enough to spread awareness about saving the rivers in the country? Eco-warriors don

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