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By Ajith Lawrence*, MM Paniyil*, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Pre-monsoon showers are already on and the monsoon is expected to hit Kerala two days ahead of schedule this time. Kerala is mainland India'...
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This goes against the worldwide trend, where rural areas are cooler.
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The Uttarakhand government has decided to double the number of personnel engaged in dousing wild fires in different parts of the state from 3000 to 6000. Governor KK Paul took the decision late on Thu...
Trees make us feel better, but they have a cost, sometimes an enormous cost, in terms of road safety and management. Dispassionate analysis should guide policy decisions, which suggests some trees should be cut down.
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This episode of The Intersection brings the story of Sejal Worah, World Wildlife Foundation India's programme director, a woman who single-handedly revived the ecosystem of Mussoorie's Flag Hill. There's a lot of determination and some of childhood nostalgia (she grew up in the vicinity of Flag Hill) in her story of how she saved an entire hill. But the key takeaway is how nature can often heal itself.
Each one of us is knowingly contributing to air pollution. We take air and air quality for granted like we do many other aspects of our natural environment. We are all forthcoming in identifying the problem and its effects, but there is no acknowledgement of our personal contribution to it. There's a complete absence of a proactive stance in working towards addressing it. We are all seeking greener pastures elsewhere; we do not take responsibility of where we are.