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Ajmer Court directs Forest Department to house the elephant in a state facility

The Chief Judicial Magistrate court in Ajmer has directed the Chief Wildlife Warden of Rajasthan to take the custody of  young elephant Suman, who is around 10 year old elephant, and was found in Ajmer without the required documents under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and shift her to a

CSE condemns killing of innocent people protesting at Sterlite Industries in Tuticorin

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has strongly condemned the killing of innocent protesters in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. The residents of the area were protesting against the proposed doubling of capacity of the Vedanta group’s Sterlite copper plant. Further, citing long-festering pollution concerns, they were demanding permanent closure of the

Can Bharat be ‘Swacch’ without Sanitation Plans?

Ensuring a clean India goes way beyond just wielding broomsticks and sweeping visible garbage off the streets of our cities. It is imperative to also address the issue of the sewage and sludge that is invisible and that flows beneath the ground we walk upon, in our drains and into

US Green Building Council Launches LEED Lab in India

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today the launch of LEED Lab in India, a multidisciplinary immersion course that utilizes the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability-focused citizens. LEED Lab, which is already being offered at international universities in Latin America, the