As per the elephant census 2017, the number of wild elephants in India is 27,312. Status of elephants is a direct indicator of the status of the forests.
It's environment versus development: What do we want?
It is only the privileged people who can choose to use the costly alternatives — metal or bamboo.
Government does not seem keen on pursuing the goals of aviral and nirmal together.
The India State of Forests Report 2017 should set the alarm bells ringing.
Those in the plains, too, can't be complacent as these mountains are the origins of the rivers that sustain more than half of India’s population.
The capital gets all the focus while other cities and towns sit smug because there is no data to show their state of ruin.
The green body could have made other changes, including restoring the previous duration of the pilgrimage.