Biodiversity

The need for a Southasian perspective

We tend not to comprehend how ecologically inter-connected we are in the region.

| Oct 01, 2009

Oustee: Victimisation of the ecological refugee

Among the most disadvantaged communities of India are the forest-dwelling villagers, and yet they are asked to pay the highest price when the state decides to take a stand for the sake of biodiversity and …

| Jun 25, 2006

The Persuasive Indian

Scepticism and rationalism brought India/Southasia till here, and will take us into the future, says the Nobel laureate.

| Sep 01, 2005

CBD: The unmaking of a treaty

A convention whose formulation brought together developing countries as a unified bloc now faces the unfortunate proposition of disjointed Southern representation.

| May 09, 2004

Rice and sovereignty

The grain that sustains more than half of the world's population may soon be owned and controlled by a private company.

| Mar 13, 2004

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