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Global tuberculosis report 2012
India, China, the Russian Federation and South Africa have almost 60% of the world’s cases of MDR-TB.


Delhi BRT to stay: Delhi High Court
Read text of the Delhi High Court judgement dated 18 Oct 2012 in favour of the controversial 5.8 km Ambedkar Nagar-Moolchand BRT corridor in south Delhi.


Study by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) reveals mercury poisoning in Sonbhadra district
CSE says a Minamata-style disaster waiting to happen in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh’s second largest district.


Web Specials
Health ministry fumes over ads terming gutkha ban unfair


Web Specials
Scientists’ panel calls for 10-year moratorium on GM field trials


Special Report
The paddy compulsion
War continues between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu farmers over Cauvery water for cultivation.


Web Specials
India Biodiversity Awards 2012 go to six pioneers in biodiversity governance
These include three village panchayats, two tiger reserves and informal network of forest protection committees.


The reservoir of corruption
How Maharashtra's irrigation projects harnessed money, not water.


Press Release
CSE and HSBC announce partnership to give an impetus to environmental governance in India
CSE will set up a state-of-the-art Environmental Training Institute with HSBC’s support.


Press Conference
Singrauli shocker
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) to release its new study on massive mercury poisoning in Uttar Pradesh.


How global food demand is changing our lives
As countries observe World Food Day, food prices around the globe again threaten to rise to the levels of 2007-2008, which triggered riots in several countries.


Fact Sheet
Environmental and Forest Clearance accorded from 13.07.2011 to 12.07.2012 by Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of Environment and Forests (MoEF)
MoEF accorded environmental clearance to 209 development projects from 13.07.2011 to 12.07.2012

Jayanti Natarajan's letter to Prime Minister, opposing the proposed National Investment Board (NIB) for fast-tracking environmental and other clearances for large infrastructure projects.

Mercury in the veins
Mercury, a highly toxic heavy metal, has contaminated the environment of Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh

  Press Release
‘Junk the junk food’: Rahul Bose, Sandeep Dikshit run to support CSE’s campaign to shun junk food in schools
Over 400 school and college students participate in Quarterathon for a cause of public health


Irongate opened
Shah Commission report shows how authorities, mine owners stripped Goa of iron

  Photo Gallery
Welcome to Goa, state of mines
Rivona: What meets the eye

PPP stands for public investment and private profit : Sunita Narain
Growth is back on the agenda, says the government

World risk report 2012
Environmental degradation and disasters

The carbon footprint of Indian aviation 2011
Comprehensive and detailed analysis of the first-ever carbon footprint of Indian aviation sector

Jaipur’s air pollution has reached a ‘critical’ level: CSE
Growing vehicle numbers and resultant congestion to blame

Cabinet Committee approves plan to free state power distribution companies of debt
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a bailout package for the state power distribution companies

Tribals of central India vouch for the taste and health benefits of neglected wild vegetables
Monsoon could be an irritating time for gardeners, with wild vegetables (or weeds) taking over flower beds and sidewalks

Biodiversity meet: Parties disagree on resource mobilisation
Contact group to now fix individual financial targets for countries

The state of food insecurity in the world 2012
This 2012 edition of the state of food insecurity presents new estimates

The beauty & beast of malnutrition
Lack of governance, not figure-conscious girls, behind undernourished Gujarat


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