Samir Kumar Sinha

A Gangetic pesticide soup

Synthetic pesticides are not only present in our rivers, agricultural fields and groundwater – they are also within our people. We can ban these chemicals, but what is out there is already out there.

Sep 01, 2006

Wild frontier: Valmiki-Chitwan-Parsa

Shouldn’t the tigers of a trans-boundary Nepal-Bihar forest area be given dual citizenship, so that they are protected on both sides?

Nov 01, 2005

Poisoned people

Even as South Asia's people remain victims of traditional illnesses, they fall prey to modern ailments caused by environmental stress.

Apr 01, 2003

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