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Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian CitiesBOOK
Ganga - The river, its pollution and what we can do to clean it
CSE's book on Ganga

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Good News & Bad News: Clearing the Air in Indian Cities
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Price: Rs 750.00 (US $ 50)
Climate Change in South Asia: A Book of Activities 2
Pages: 52
Price: Rs. 250.00 (US $ 15)
FIRST FOOD: A Taste of India's Biodiversity
Authors: Sunita Narain & Vibha Varshney
Price:Rs. 950.00 (US $60)
The Ganga is getting political attention. What does it take to clean the river? Soma Basu and Sushmita Sengupta travel with photographer Vikas Choudhary from Kanpur to Varanasi, the river's most polluted stretch, to understand why the pollution is so persistent, while Sunita Narain suggests ways to clean it
India's paper industry now sources more wood from farmers. Why does it still demand forestland?
Ten years after the Tamil Nadu government took over sand mining from private players, illegalities continue, harming agriculture and draining the state exchequer
Norman Uphoff, professor emeritus of government and international agriculture at Cornell University, US, likes to say that the system of rice intensification is a virus.


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UPA II should have had the courage to stand by its earlier decision to tax cars and SUVs higher to address the crisis of energy and pollution, says CSE

Supreme Court admits EPCA report on priority measures to control air pollution | Comments

Issues notices to Centre and governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

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This is India's first and most comprehensive survey presented in an attractive 2-volume set on the state of its water and its management. It is the 7th Report in our highly popular SOE Series. It would be of immense value to professionals and decision makers in the Central and State Governments besides academicians, researchers,
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Outlines the immense challenges facing the mining sector in India: how to ensure ecological security together with inclusive development. Includes detailed maps, data tables and in-depth case studies of mineral-rich states.

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July 18, 2014

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June 27, 2014
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June 23, 2014

CSE releases the assessment of road accidents and accident hotspots; presents findings of its safety audit; puts forth an action plan

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