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My selection should not be viewed from a ghettoisation perspective: Sonajharia Minz -Satyasundar Barik

-The Hindu The new vice-chancellor of Sido Kanhu Murmu University in Jharkhand on climbing the academic ladder as a tribal woman and what her appointment means for social justice It’s rare that the appointment of a university vice-chancellor stirs up much discussion, outside of high-profile, highly politicised Environments such as Jawaharlal Nehru University. But it is rarer still to see a woman from a tribal background appointed to such a post. So...

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Cruel legacy of Green Revolution? Covid-19 underscores 'risky, fragile' food system -Moin Qazi The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of an unhealthy diet and the extreme fragility of food systems. The economic reconstruction that will follow the pandemic is the perfect opportunity to provide better nutrition and health to all. The pandemic should spur us to redefine how we feed ourselves, and agricultural research can play a vital role in making our food systems more sustainable and resilient. Family-owned farms still produce some...

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Dreams and doubts of a green revival -Jaideep Hardikar * The pandemic-induced global pause resulted in several visible Environmental gains. Will they last? * A controversy is brewing over the government’s efforts to push through radical changes to the country’s Environmental laws, which seek to further dilute Environmental protections NAGPUR: Teeming wildlife; cities breathing fresh air; and clearer rivers. Those were all small signs of hope amid a dire, once-in-a-century pandemic. Nature was supposedly healing. At one point in April, an...

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‘Sure, pure and secure’: PM Modi inaugurates Asia’s largest solar plant in MP’s Rewa -Meenakshi Ray

-Hindustan Times The Prime Minister dedicated the 750-megawatt ultra mega solar power plant, which the government has said will reduce emission equivalent to approximately 15 lakh tonne of carbon dioxide every year, to the nation through video conferencing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday Asia’s largest Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa will not only help the state but the entire world as a secure foundation for...

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The book ‘Eastern ghats —Environment Outlook’ focuses on the need to give the region its due -SB Vijaya Mary

-The Hindu The Eastern Ghats, despite its rich bio-diversity, is often overlooked. Here’s a movement that aims to conserve it Despite being older than the Himalayas and the Western Ghats, the Eastern Ghats, an ancient discontinuous low mountain range that spreads along the East coast of the Indian Peninsula, never got its due. The geographical extent of the Eastern Ghats is about 75,000 kilometres, spread over the states of Odisha (25 %),...

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