NEWS

JANUARY 2017:

Newsletter – Focus: Neighbourhood — Highlights from the local media of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/02/newsletter-focus-neighbourhood.html

FTA: Israel to deepen ties with India and China

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/fte-israel-to-deepen-ties-with-india.html

Universal Basic INcome approach (UBI) AND Brazil’s Fome Zero/ Bolsa Familia

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/universal-basic-income-approach-ubi-and.html

what’s wrong with the global economy

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/whats-wrong-with-global-economy.html

Agricultural- News from January 2017

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/agricultural-news-from-january-2017.html

आर्थिक विकास की समीक्षा 30 Jan 2017

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/30-jan-2017.html

Alternatives India

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/alternatives-india.html

vidharbha- marathawada

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/vidharbha-marathawada.html

Implementation OF SECOND TARGET OF KYOTO PROTOCOL: INDIA

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Source: Dainik Jagaran Dated 25 Jan 2017  ;  Link: http://epaper.jagran.com/ePaperArticle/25-jan-2017-edition-Delhi-City-page_23-444-4125-4.html

Developing nations can lead global growth

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/developing-nations-can-lead-global.html

देश के 91 प्रमुख जलाशयों के जलस्तर में दो प्रतिशत की कमी आई

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/91.html

BIODIVERSITY & WILD LIFE

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/biodiversity-wild-life.html

CPCB E -TRACK ON NMAMI GANGA

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/cpcb-e-track-on-nmami-ganga.html

FTA: India, UAE sign Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and 13 other agreements

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/fta-india-uae-sign-comprehensive.html

REPRESENTATION OF PEOPLE ACT

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/representation-of-people-act.html

NEWS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND OTHERS

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/news-on-climate-chnage-and-others.html

KUKI TRIBE -MANIPUR

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/kuki-tribe-manipur.html

Still frowning upon intermarriages: THE HINDU

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/still-frowning-upon-intermarriages-hindu.html

Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA)

https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=536225285417120020#allposts/postNum=19

Trump Yug Ka Aagaj

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/trump-yug-ka-aagaj.html

FTA: UAE said to invest $75bn in India over next 10 years

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/fta-uae-said-to-invest-75bn-in-india.html

What Trump’s nominees said Tuesday about science and climate at their Senate hearings

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/what-trumps-nominees-said-tuesday-about.html

Over hyped SEZs, a huge failure

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/over-hyped-sezs-huge-failure.html

WEF : Davos meet JAN 2017

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/wef-davos-meet-jan-2017.html

NGT

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/ngt.html

Pollution:Ammonia levels rise

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/pollutionammonia-levels-rise.html

Chennai Poromboke Paadal ft. TM Krishna

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/chennai-poromboke-paadal-ft-tm-krishna.html

FTA: China offers India fresh proposals to mend ties

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/fta-china-offers-india-fresh-proposals.html

Environment panel against entertaining ‘anti- development’ representations

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/environment-panel-against-entertaining.html

India, UAE look to cement close ties further, eye FTA power

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/india-uae-look-to-cement-close-ties.html

Brazil’s plan to roll back environment laws draws fire: ‘The danger is real’

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/brazils-plan-to-roll-back-environment.html

Niti Aayog calls for review of RTE Act

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/niti-aayog-calls-for-review-of-rte-act.html

FTA : India opposed to inclusion of ‘new issues’ in WTO

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/fta-india-opposed-to-inclusion-of-new.html

500 crores to be paid to >5000 endosulfan victim families in kerala

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/500-crores-to-be-paid-to-5000.html

National Energy Policy being drafted by Niti Aayog

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/national-energy-policy-being-drafted-by.html

Strategy meeting with the Van Gujjar community :4th Jan 2017

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/strategy-meeting-with-van-gujjar.html

उत्तराखंड़ में उच्च न्यायालय द्वारा वनगुजरों एवं अन्य वनाश्रित समुदाय को कार्बेट व राजाजी नेशनल पार्क से बेदखली के सम्बन्ध में जनसंगठनों व् समुदाय की बैठक 

4 जनवरी 2017, देहरादून प्रेस क्लब, इंदिरा मार्किट के पास, देहरादून, उत्तराखंड. 

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2017/01/strategy-meeting-with-van-gujjar.html

                             2016

India’s wheat output may be hit if temperature rises: ICAR

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/12/wheat-output-may-be-hit-if-temperature.html

GREEN FEATURES December 2016

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/12/december-2016-green-localism-in-age-of.html

November 2016 (SPECIAL ISSUE ON POLLUTION )

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/11/november-2016-special-issue-on-pollution.html

GREEN FEATURES NOV. 2016 -2

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_11_01_archive.html

The World Social Forum: Is another world possible?

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/10/the-world-social-forum-is-another-world.html

हिमालय के बिगड़ते हालात – अनिल प्रकाश जोशी

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/10/blog-post.html

Bt brinjal Vs. HT mustard: It only gets worse!!

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/10/bt-brinjal-vs-ht-mustard-it-only-gets.html

October 2016:1-15 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/10/green-features-october-20161-15.html

October 2016:15-30 (FORTNIGHTLY) GM, BRICS and Climate Issues

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_10_01_archive.html

September 2016:1-15 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/10/green-features-september-20161-15.html

August 2016: 1-15 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/09/august-2016-1-15-fortnightly.html

August 2016:15-30 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_09_01_archive.html

JULY 2016: 15-31 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_08_01_archive.html

JULY 1-15 (FORTNIGHTLY) 2016

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/07/july-1-15-fortnightly-2016.html

GREEN FEATURES JUNE 2016: 1-15 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/06/green-features-june-2016-1-15.html

जलवायु संकट:

  • Bringing potable water to villagers of Dhar
  • Ensure Irrigation Water for 15,000 Villagers
  • Traditional methods to the rescue
  • Centre prepares to dilute wetland protection rules
  • India’s perfect storm: Environmental and demographic stresses building up
  • “Life in Syntropy” is a short film that was screened at the Paris climate talks.
  • केन-बेतवा परियोजना की मंजूरी मे देरी पर उमा भारती करेगी अनशन
  • अब हर 16 साल मे 3 बार पड़ता है सूखा |
  • ‘Gangotri glacier retreated by 3 km in two centuries’
  • Scientists say dwindling snowfall affects volume of water fed to the Bhagirathi, the main source of the Ganga
  • पेड़ लगाने से जंगल नहीं बनता, जंगल कई सौ सालों में प्रकृति बनाती है-हरितस्वराज संवाद
  • THIRSTY INDIA HEADING FOR CRISIS
  • SPECIAL STORY: GREEN WARRIORS
  • Standing by the river
  • Death of a river is the death of an ecosystem
  • Beyond starvation: How drought sickens insidiously
  • Nobody creates a narrative around climate change: Amitav Ghosh
  • No respite from heat wave in parts of North India

प्रदूषण:

  • The hidden connection between air pollution and heat spikes: India’s lethal double bind
  • Letters: Prevent farm waste
  • Letters: Insidious effect of plastic

कृषि और किसानी

  • Sustainable agriculture: A new Anand cooperative model – this time, in solar farming
  • A publication on agroecology , ‘How to leave industrial agriculture behind’
  • “The Food and Agriculture Organization’s new book, Pulses, nutritious seeds for a sustainable future takes us on a journey across varied cultures”

देशज ज्ञान और स्वास्थ्य:

  • Eating from the Farm: the social, environmental, and economic benefits of local food systems

विविध

  • The dark and dirty side of liberalisation
  • A dumb primate?
  • United Nation- INTERNATIONAL DAYS for 1-15 June
  • A HISTORY OF THEMES: World Environment Day

JUNE 2016: 16-30 (FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_06_01_archive.html

जलवायुसंकट:

  • Marathwada: Environmental disaster in the face of climate change
  • Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate change
  • Greenland Hits Record 75°F, Sets Melt Record As Globe Aims At Hottest Year
  • Odisha gets its 1st 100% solar-powered village
  • Centre’s draft forest policy moots green cess

प्रदूषण:

  • In the Pits: the Ganga River, dredged to death

कृषि और किसानी

  • दो करोड़ हेक्टेयर भूमि सिचाई के दायरे मे लाएगी केंद्र सरकार
  • खाद्य पदार्थो मे छिपे खतरे
  • Customs officers to replace experts to ensure imported food safety norms at airports
  • हक के इंतज़ार मे किसान

देशज ज्ञान और स्वास्थ्य:

  • BHOOMI STORIES: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU KEEP A PROMISE MADE TO THE LAND
  • Tackling water salinity in Mewat, Haryana

विविध

MAY 2016

Drought Special Issue MAY 2016: 1-15 fortnightly

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016_05_01_archive.html

जलवायुसंकट: (सूखे पर विशेष)

  • Two German states hit 100% renewable electricity
  • Four critical voices on India’s perennial drought problem
  • Drought migration forces aged to toil as farm hands
  • Bundelkhand’s cycle of droughts: is it man-made?
  • Unseasonal rain: 601 farmer suicides in Maharashra in just 3 months
  • Kharif crops hit by drought, pulses take a Maha pounding
  • Water will continue to be scarce
  • In Fact: Why sugarcane can’t be blamed for Marathwada drought woes
  • Lessons from semi-arid regions on how to adapt to climate change
  • Resort to heritage

कृषिऔरकिसानी:

  • Maharashtra govt says mulling farmer insurance as opposition cites TOI’s suicide reports
  • Study: Agri-corporates, not farmers, hog loans
  • Maharashtra crosses 60,000 farm suicides
  • State government’s logic for its low farmer suicide count: Only 3 blamed rains
  • Parched earth, broken promises -Ground reports from Marathwada give the lie to the    government’s claims that it is doing    everything it can to address the drought situation ‘Progressive’ farmer shows the way to success in parched Bundelkhand
  • New water purification system could help slake the world’s thirst
  • Co-operative farming
  • Farmers reap a bountiful supply of tank-bed soil
  • Farming for a Small Planet: Agro ecology Now
  • Commentary on Farming for a Small Planet: Agro ecology Now

जल दर्शन:

  • Conservation: Lessons from ancient India

देशज ज्ञान और स्वस्थ:

  • भारत में गोमूत्र से विकसित कीटनाशक को अमेरिकी पेटेंट

विविध

  • Revised Solid Waste Management Rules Mandate Inclusion of Wastepickers!
  • When communalists turns on environmentalists
  • वजीराबाद जलाशय मे पानी 25 फीसदी घटा
  • सियासत के चलते लूपलाइन मे पानी एक्स्प्रेस
  • सूखा प्रभावित प्रदेशो के मुख्यमंत्रियों की बुलाई बैठक –प्रभावित राज्यो के लिए चलेगी पशुचारे की विशेष रेल गड़िया |
  • खाकपति से लखपति बने किसान की कहानी
  • Drinking water; sipping poison-Fluoride contamination has severely affected residents  in  drought hit areas
  • Remote sensing and ‘divining’ in a desperate quest for water
  • Scarcity in Mettur’s vicinity
  • Water level in dams dips to a new low
  • Politics over an empty water-train in Bundelkhand
  • A new plan to clean up Yamuna
  • Food in India untested for diabetes-linked chemical
  • Water shortage likely in the Capital

GREEN FEATURES (APRIL 2016 : 1-15 FORTNIGHTLY)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/05/green-features-april-2016-1-15.html

जलवायु :

  • Treating Soil A Little Differently Could Help It Store A Huge Amount Of Carbon

आदिवासीविमर्श:

  • Return to Niyamgiri
  •  Project in Odisha is over, says Posco

(Says current extension of environmental clearance too short for completion and  it wishes to end the entire idea)

कृषिऔरकिसानी:

  • Lessons on ecology from the Apatani tribe in Ziro Valley
  • Gujarat to set up first organic farming university
  • September could be the wettest during this monsoon
  •   Insects aren’t the enemy, pesticides are! – Manu Moudgil, India Water
  • ताकि खेती की विविधता बनी रहे
  • Make public biosafety info on GM mustard’

(CIC Orders Regulator To Clear The Air)

जल दर्शन:

  • Why we must have water budgets
  • दम तोड़ती नदिया

देशज ज्ञान और स्वस्थ:

  •   Indian Rotavirus Vaccine Trial Data Not Forthcoming
  •    Lokavidya Bazar and Lokavidya Dharma

विविध

  • Over 90% of foothills out of NCZ?
  • Showcasing India’s dirty laundry

(It is predicted that India will become the fastest producer of waste by 2050)

GREEN FEATURES (APRIL: 15-30 FORTNIGHTLY):

WATER SPECIAL ISSUE

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/05/green-features-april-15-30-fortnightly.html

जलवायु :

  • Greenland’s Ice Melt Breaks Record, Starting Nearly Two Months Early
  • Largest Coral Atoll in the World Lost 80 Percent of Its Coral to Bleaching
  •  पेरिस समझौता
  •  हरित ऊर्जा को सस्ता बनाना ही समाधान
  • पानी को मोहताज सारस ने बदला आशियाना

पारिस्थितिकी:

  • Shifting tigers to Cambodia from India impractical: experts
  • Rare primate sighted in Arunachal Pradesh

आदिवासी विमर्श:

  •  Royal repast

जल दर्शन:

  • Undisposed toxic waste still haunts Bhopal’s groundwater
  • अकाल मे मिसाल रामगढ़
  • कुदरत नही, मनुष्य की देन है सूखा

देशज ज्ञान और स्वस्थ:

  • Local entrepreneurship : Seeds of hope in the times of corporate chaos

विविध: पानी पर विशेषांक

  • अब चूके तो हाथ धो बैठेंगे पानी से
  •  Hoarders loving a good drought?
  •   पानी को तरसते आईपीएल के कई मेजबान शहर
  •   जल-सांखयकी
  • तपिस से बचने के लिए हमे लगाने होंगे ओर 3 लाख पौधे
  • 19 districts in Rajasthan drought-hit
  • It is now Congress’ turn to visit drought-hit Marathwada
  •  सूखे तालाब से पानी लेकर जाता एक व्यक्ति (चित्र: जनसत्ता से)
  • Action, not symbolism, will save Planet Earth
  • Optimizing our forests
  • Ghaziabad wrestles with groundwater depletion
  •  सूखे इलाके पानीदार बनाने की मुहिम
  • Across the border, Bhutan too is struggling with water shortages

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GREEN FEATURES : MARCH 2016 

https://wordpress.com/post/greenfeaturescom.wordpress.com/75

जलवायु संकट:

  • Climate change to force deadly diet shift

आदिवासी विमर्श:

  •  Maharashtra Govt. takes back control over tribal forests and trade in forest goods
  • Bewildering Biodiversity – A Success Story of Food Security for Indigenous Peoples in India

कृषि और किसानी:

  •  Government mulls fresh study on post-harvest loss of farm produce
  • Budget allows 100 per cent FDI in marketing of locally produced, manufactured foods
  • Philippines signs new GMO rules, food industry relieved
  • Budget allows 100 per cent FDI in marketing of locally produced,   manufactured  foods
  • Watch a Punjabi farmer tell us about the agricultural philosophy around good food!

जल दर्शन:

Women “Water Friends” Script a Success Story

Water: Dr. Sirshendu De

देशज ज्ञान और स्वस्थ:

विविध

·         Is Budget 2016 all about ‘Swachh Bharat’ and a rustic touch?

  • आवास योजना की दूरी किश्त के लिए भटक रहे वृद्ध दंपति
  •  Civil Society to Build Bridges With Private Sector
  • How tech transfer initiative can deliver the SDGs

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GREEN FEATURES :  FEB 2016 (Monthly)

http://greenfeatures.blogspot.in/2016/05/v-behaviorurldefaultvmlo.html

जलवायु संकट:

Budget 2016 brings 2 new cesses, hikes environment levy: Times of India

Pollution in India higher than China: Greenpeace

Environment In-Parliament: Loksabha winter session

आदिवासी विमर्श:

Community conservation of forests is successful when women participate

Development plans should not displace forest dwellers, says Prakash Amte

कृषि और किसानी:

“Coffee Farmers Sue Monsanto for Hiding Cancer-Causing Impact of Glyphosate”

Anupam Verma Committee that reviewed 66 pesticides banned elsewhere in the world…

Eye on safety, Govt defers GM mustard decision

Govt gives Rs. 36,000 cr to farm sector; agri-credit at Rs. 9 lakh crore

Farmers oppose land acquisition

जल दर्शन:

Bundelkhand women forge friendships for water

‘स्वामी सानंद गंगा संकल्प संवाद’ श्रृंखला का शुभारंभ

देशज ज्ञान और स्वस्थ:

INDIA: Ad-hoc action will perpetuate child malnutrition

As in the case of Swachh Bharat, India needs concerted action to beat malnutrition

विशेष

Is Budget 2016 all about ‘Swachh Bharat’ and a rustic touch?

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