Mining in Baphlimali has caused destruction to the climate and environment, and has wrecked the lifestyle of thousands of adivasis.
It is an important time to focus on the unintended and unexpected consequences in the natural-human interactions in the food-energy- water nexus
“My support system now is almost entirely comprised of Noah. But as the argument goes, Noah is a dog, and Noah is not welcome in most places I would love to work in.”
Relentless deforestation, indiscriminate mining and construction activities have contributed to the rising death toll.
Tobacco cultivation and the curing process contributes towards deforestation, soil depletion, loss of soil nutrients and pollution due to the heavy use of agrochemicals.
International and local demand have brought Madagascar’s palm species to the brink of extinction.
As FARC abandons its jungle strongholds, farmers push deeper into forests, cutting down trees to make way for grazing land for cattle and agriculture.
In a surprise move, the environment ministry asked for bids to privatise federal deforestation satellite monitoring. Protests by experts stalled the measure for now.
As the powers that be in Sipasarubali, Odisha work to take over forest land to build a beach resort, villagers who are trying to fight them are under attack.
Climate change, deforestation, over-fishing and hydrocarbon exploitation threatens one of Africa’s oldest lakes, Lake Tanganyika.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting.
Studies show that a combination of factors has weakened the Indian monsoon. If deforestation continues at the current rate, matters will get much worse.