User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
Last updated: Jul 08 2020 11:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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An ‘Assamese PSU’: The Baghjan blowout exposes long suppressed resentments against Oil India 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
For decades, the company has done business by reaching out to local interest groups. But it often forgot local communities.
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Watch: A famous Mexico beach turns black as ‘sewage’ flows into the sea 1.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Acapulco Bay went from sea-green to black for reportedly 25 minutes as a substance, believed to be wastewater, streamed into it.
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Do India’s rivers have a Constitutional right to flow? 28.6.2020 Scroll.in
Several Indian courts have ruled that rivers have rights equivalent to that of a person.
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Ethnic bodies flay OIL for failure to cap Baghjan gas well 23.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Ethnic bodies flay OIL for failure to cap Baghjan gas well
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Delhi’s urban planners must stop ignoring the shoddy infrastructure in its 135 urban villages 20.6.2020 Scroll.in
These ‘lal dora’ lands are run by influential families with little civic oversight.
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There is no global treaty to govern the high seas. Here’s why we need one 11.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The UN’s attempt to frame such an agreement has been delayed due to Covid-19.
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SpaceX Starlink: Do the costs of Elon Musk’s ambitious plan outweigh its benefits? 30.5.2020 Scroll.in
In addition to environmental concerns, it reopens the debate on privatisation of space.
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Nambul River, Kongba River get murkier rather than recuperate 24.5.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nambul River, Kongba River get murkier rather than recuperate
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6 prominent Indian-Americans named to Biden-Sanders unity task forces 23.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
6 prominent Indian-Americans named to Biden-Sanders unity task forces
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Namaste is the new Hello! 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
The bear hug in which the Prime Minister loves to smother Western VIPs might strike as theatrical, boastful and, above all, unhygienic, in these stricken times, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray.
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E-bicycling tours launched in the Nilgiris 8.3.2020 Hindu: News
Electric bicycling trips were launched for the first time in the Nilgiris on Saturday. Backed by the tourism department, ‘BLive’, India’s first electr
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Black carbon levels spike at Himalayan glaciers 3.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Being a pristine zone far from sources of pollution, the measurements are critical to establishing a baseline for pollution loads
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Biren sees red over uprooted, dying trees 1.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Biren sees red over uprooted, dying trees
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‘In the Field’: A podcast that takes you inside the social sector in loving detail 28.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The episodes traverse a range of vexing questions, from malnutrition to environmental justice to primary education to protest movements
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How 15 citizens are building about 8000 sq m of forests in Bengaluru 28.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Within just a year, 15 residents near Manyata tech park have built five mini forests using the Miyawaki method. These forests, expected to mature in the next five years, is a now major lung space in this traffic-choked area.
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Indian Oil invests Rs 400 cr for major fuel transition in NE 26.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Indian Oil invests Rs 400 cr for major fuel transition in NE
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21 Indian cities among world’s 30 most polluted; Delhi world’s most polluted capital city: Report 25.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
According to the World Air Quality Report 2019 compiled by IQAir Air Visual, Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in the world
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The burden of raising children on organic diets falls disproportionately on mothers 24.2.2020 Scroll.in
We need to focus more on the role of the state in ensuring food security and access to nutrition.
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City Buzz: Shaheen Bagh updates | Underwater Metro in Kolkata | Hope for Delhi pollution hotspots…and more 23.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Been busy during the week? Catch a recap of the most important news from our cities in our weekly round-up.
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‘Aquaculture land can be used for agriculture crops’ 22.2.2020 Hindu: National
MPEDA staff raise vegetables, fruits and pulses on fish ponds in Krishna district
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