Category Archives: Environment

NCHRO asks ONGC to publish white paper on its operations in Cauvery Delta.

National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO) today urged ONGC to publish a white paper on its ongoing oil exploration operations and future plans in Cauvery delta areas in the district. A team of NCHRO, the umbrella body of various

Rainforests should be forever

The montane forests of the western ghats are among the last remaining global biodiversity hot spots. These forests sustain a vast population through material ecosystem services such as water security and fish diversity. The flora and the fauna of the

Vilappilsala Strike Enters 100th Day

The strike will continue till the plant goes | By Trivandrum: Vilappilsala’s residents’ Satyagraha to shut down the waste treatment plant reached the 100th day today. C R Neelakandan noted environmental activist inaugurated the 100th day milestone meeting. Rene

NAAM Press Release on Fukushima

Press Release For Immediate Release March 13, 2011 National Alliance of Anti-nuclear Movements (NAAM) 42/27 Esankai Mani Veethy Parakkai Road Junction Nagercoil 629 002 Tamil Nadu, India Contact: S. P. Udayakumar, Coordinator Mob: 9865683735; Email: We would like to

INDIA/SOUTH KOREA: People’s statement against the clearance granted to the POSCO project

A Statement from the civil groups in India forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission   We the undersigned condemn the brazenly illegal and unjust clearance granted by the Environment Ministry to the POSCO project in Orissa. The actions of

US Toxic Ship Lands in Gujarat

US Government Accused of Failing to Enforce Toxic Export Ban SEATTLE – October 23 –  The worst fears of environmentalists and human rights acitvists have been confirmed as it has been discovered this month that an aging American ocean liner,

Endosulfan victims in Kerala

New Delhi’s shameless stand at the Stockholm Convention angers enraged victims who seek court help. The Anti-Endosulfan Committee in Kerala’s Kasargod district is all set to take on the Indian government over its stand at the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam

Mobile towers threatening honey bees in Kerala: Study

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (PTI) Mobile towers are posing a threat to honey bees in Kerala withe electromagnetic radiation from mobile towers and cell phones having the potential to kill worker bees that go out to collect nectar from flowers, says

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak honoured with Stockholm water prize

New Delhi based “Action Sociologist”, Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak received the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize at a Royal Award Ceremony and Banquet during the World Water Week in Stockholm on August 20. As the founder of the Sulabh International Social Service

India top Green index; US consumers rank last

WASHINGTON—In their second annual survey to measure and monitor consumer behaviors that have an impact on the environment, the National Geographic Society and the international polling firm GlobeScan have found an increase in environmentally friendly consumer behavior in 13 of