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Honey Trade Gets Stickier

Indictment that all is not well with Indian honey

After an European Union ban on Indian honey and United States raising concerns on India's role in circumvention of Chinese honey, Indian honey industry could use some good news.

Pesticide Management Bill pushed for Winter Session

Re-look Reckoned

The Pesticide Management Bill, 2008 was scheduled to be tabled in the parliament during the monsoon session. But the Lokpal Bill, impeachment of a judge and debate on the validity of the appointment of a Lokayukta in Gujarat, the bill scheduled to be tabled on the first day of the parliament was given a miss. The Bill has now been pushed to the winter session.

Endosulfan Ban Continues

Supreme Court allows exports; sets out to chalk out disposal plans for the rest of the unused stock

No Facilities for Toxic Waste

Incinerator out of service

CSE releases assessment of environmental clearances

In the five years of the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-August 2011), there has been an unprecedented scale of environmental clearances issued by the Union ministry of environment and forests. 

The Complete Report on Kasaragod by Calicut Medical College

The complete report of the Calicut Medical College is now on our website. This has replaced the earlier brief version of the report. CSE received several mails in this regard and we were also accused of misleading the public. But here are the facts. The brief version of the report that was, on our website for a long time, was actually distributed during a press conference in Delhi by the then ex Kerala health minister. This study was released before the Indian contingent went for the Stockholm Convention to decide the fate of endosulfan.

Joint Committee in favour of Endosulfan Exports

'The industry has no experience of disposing pesticides and the Ministry of Environment and Forest have not provided any definite procedure for the purpose'- This was the reply of the Supreme Court appointed joint committee on endosulfan.

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Photo Gallery - Reclaim The Power March in Copenhagen 16/12

Sublimating climate change

Author: Sunita Narain
Dec 31, 2003

Surreal. This is how a newspaper described the just concluded meeting on climate change in Milan. Ministers and several hundred government officials gathered to fuss over the final details of a treaty they know may never come into force.

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