Human beings are not the most dominant species by intelligence alone, we are also the most dominant in terms of presence. There is no other large species (in terms of size and resource requirements) in the world that comes close to the 7 billion that we number. That, […]
Forests have been a natural resource that humans have depended on for millions of years. Today, forests are also one of the most “endangered” natural resource. We are cutting down about 13 million hectares of forest per year all over the world. Asia has the lowest forest cover […]
One of the major countries in the world now gets 25% of it’s energy needs from renewable sources. It could grow to by 10% if the current trend continues. Let’s hope it’s more than that! The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) has released it’s […]
Habitats are the physical parts of an ecosystem, where organisms reside. Ecological niches are the functional roles each organism takes up in an ecosystem. An organism’s habitat and niches together dictate its position in the ecosystem’s food chain.
Due to the complex geo-political situation between virtually every country in the world, it’s not surprising that the environment is dragged into it. One such hot-topic in the recent days has been the reemergence of the Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan. Features of the Treaty This […]
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Human beings, like every other living organism, has a relationship with its surrounding environment. This relationship began the moment our species evolved and has been a dynamic relationship ever since. We have interacted with the environment in several ways spread over centuries,…
TOR or Terms of Reference is a document produced by the authority conducting the EIA study. It is formed during Scoping, the second stage in the EIA process. All the stakeholders are invited to submit their concerns regarding the project during a public hearing organized by the EIA […]