User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
Last updated: Oct 17 2020 23:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Naturally-coloured cotton from India could help reduce the environmental pollution caused by dyes 17.10.2020 Scroll.in
After more than three decades of research, an Indian variety of coloured cotton may be commercially released in 2021.
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Recycling isn’t enough to tackle the world’s worsening plastic pollution crisis 22.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Health problems associated with plastics production disproportionately affect low-income racial minorities across the globe.
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How political change is pushing up the price of sand in Jammu and Kashmir 7.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
For the first time, non-locals have acquired riverbed mining rights. Many of them are yet to apply for clearances under a new environmental regime.
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Reader’s comments: Claims of Chennai’s Adyar river coming back to life are overstated 5.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Response to an article on Scroll.in by a member of a committee appointed by the Madras High Court to oversee the restoration of Adyar creek.
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In Mumbai, coronavirus-related waste is piling up 4.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city is exhausting its capacity to safely dispose of masks, gloves and personal protective equipment.
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Mountaineering is a modern invention – and it may be time to stop clamouring for the summit 30.8.2020 Scroll.in
The sport has left landscapes littered and degraded.
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Will Sterlite verdict put investors off Tamil Nadu? 27.8.2020 Rediff: Business
What will the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government do to answer the queries and fears of investors who will want to be doubly sure they would not be harassed at a later date, as has been happening to Sterlite, should be interesting to watch, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Years of collective effort pay off as Chennai’s Adyar river comes back to life 26.8.2020 Scroll.in
The river was being used as a dumping site for building debris and municipal as well as industrial waste for the past three decades.
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How racism and classism affect the existence of flora and fauna in cities 24.8.2020 Scroll.in
A new paper in ‘Science’ explores environmental injustice in urban areas.
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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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