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Neha Sinha

The writer is with the Bombay Natural History Society. Her views are personal.

A voice, under 35: Freedom isn’t enough
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Freeing caged birds is not justice. We need to phase out bird trade

Free water and pipe dreams
Wed, Jan 29, 2014

AAP’s 700 litres will create challenges in sewage treatment and groundwater replenishment

Stop patrolling by tourists in tiger reserves: MoEF to MP
Mon, Aug 09, 2010

The Union Environment and Forests Ministry has asked Madhya Pradesh to immediately withdraw its order,allowing tourists to patrol tiger reserves.

Not double or nothing
Sat, Aug 07, 2010

We can’t double our tigers. But there’s so much else to do

Court panel inspects statue complex,says plant more trees
Wed, Aug 04, 2010

The Noida ‘statue complex’ for which the Uttar Pradesh government cut nearly 8,000 trees is now all set to get a thick forest cover.

The reluctant cat
Sun, Aug 01, 2010

Sariska wants more tourists,and has pinned its hopes and plans on Ranthambhore tigers. But will the cats play along?

Plan to return cheetah to India okayed,three sites identified
Thu, Jul 29, 2010

The cheetah will run again in India. The Ministry of Environment and Forests today cleared a Rs 300-crore plan to raise 18 cheetahs at three sites.

‘Dirty roads behind Delhi’s dust haze’
Fri, Jul 23, 2010

Enkempt roads,covered with construction waste and dust,are harming us more than just being eyesores.

Another male tiger shifted to Sariska
Wed, Jul 21, 2010

In an operation that was personally monitored by Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh,a male tiger was on Tuesday translocated ...

‘Unlike India,the army protects the wildlife in our national parks. But we don’t have a lot of money for tiger conservation’
Fri, Jul 16, 2010

2010 is the year which will see,for the first time,a number of international summits on the tiger,culminating in the first ever summit of head of states from tiger countries in Russia....

With rains,slithery visitors keep city on toes
Fri, Jul 16, 2010

At the gates of Delhi Public School in Indirapuram on Tuesday,two men were on a mission. Before the bell rang to mark the end of school for the day and excited children started rushing out,the men had to catch an unlikely day-boarder — an adult king cobra — from below the school gates.

Rain clears air,Delhi hopes trick works for Games too
Thu, Jul 15, 2010

The rains over the past few days might have brought the city to a halt,but they have given Delhi a much-needed break from air pollution.

MoEF panel against mining in MP area
Tue, Jul 13, 2010

If Project Tiger has its way,there will be no more coal mining in Chhindwara — on a forest corridor nestling Pench and Satpura tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh....

Trucks to be kept out of Delhi during Games
Tue, Jul 13, 2010

The Delhi government may have shied away from banning private vehicles during the Commonwealth Games,but the Capital will be out of bounds for trucks not headed for the city.

Delhi colonies to have demarcated areas for feeding dogs
Tue, Jul 06, 2010

The dog-feeders and dog-haters of Delhi can breathe easy for now. The Animal Welfare Board of India,on the directions of the Delhi High Court,has demarcated spots in colonies where stray dogs can legally be fed.

Kerala govt runs into tiger panel
Mon, Jun 28, 2010

The Kerala government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court opposing a ban on night traffic on stretches of two National Highways...

War of words over glaciers: Jairam calls Gore ‘climate evangelist’
Sat, Jun 26, 2010

It is another international war of words on the Himalayan glaciers,with the same central theme: whose problem,and responsibility,are the Himalayan glaciers?....

Despite ban,plastic bags still clog airports,railway stations
Fri, Jun 25, 2010

There might be a ban on plastic bags in the city,but they form about a third of the huge mountains of plastic waste generated by the three main railway stations and two airports in the Capital every day.

‘No tribals in Delhi,so can’t implement Act’
Mon, Jun 21, 2010

The Delhi government finds itself in a piquant situation over the implementation of the Tribals and Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act.

Rub of green for hotels within airport
Sat, Jun 19, 2010

A Slew of accommodation options are set to hit the airport,but with some ‘green’ responsibility.

MoEF floats new rules for breeding,selling aquarium fish
Tue, Jun 15, 2010

Soon,a goldfish in a bowl may be a thing of the past. Goldfish,and indeed all fish,must only be kept in rectangular tanks...

Tracking Monsoon
Water bodies cleaned up and ready for the monsoon
Mon, Jun 14, 2010

It has taken eight long years,but if all goes well,Delhi will have nearly 300 replenished water bodies by this monsoon. As per papers accessed by Newsline...

Bhopal Tragedy
‘Agonised’ over verdict,Jairam says first green court will be in Bhopal
Wed, Jun 09, 2010

Saying he was “agonised” and anguished” by the verdict in the Bhopal gas tragedy case,Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh...

Ministry helps to bring bear back from Nepal
Sun, Jun 06, 2010

In 2what is possibly a first of sorts,a sloth bear illegally taken to Nepal by its ‘owner’,is set to be returned to India following the intervention of the Ministry of Environment....

Luxury hotel to water city’s parched forest
Sat, Jun 05, 2010

An underground pipeline on Sardar Patel Marg will carry an unusual substance: 60,000 litres of treated sewage water from a five-star hotel to a city forest.