A background to this problem Grazing is an activity that has been part of the environment long before humans came into the picture. Many of the grazers today; horses, cows, buffaloes, bisons, have ancestors who were also grazers. They survived in the grasslands that were extensive in the […]
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, […]
Considering the amazing potential these species have to spread (see here), and the fact that the globalized world has easily allowed the spread of this ecological menace (see here for some examples), chances are pretty good that there is an invasive species (alien species) in your surroundings. Take a […]
Surfers have always had a close relationship with marine lifeforms and oceanographic processes. They are probably best suited to understand the changes occuring here, having spent their entire lives next to the ocean. Recognizing that, we now have the emergence of Surfing Ecology! The Surfing Ecologist logo. Thanks […]
Originally posted on The MUSE Within:
For a while now, scientists have been professing a switch to a vegetarian diet to counter the impacts of climate change. On March 26, 2016, there was an article on TIME magazine as well, about this. According to that article, livestock contributes…
I had originally posted this on The Martian Poet, as part of a campaign I am a part of. But I think this applies to every single one of us today, which is why I’m also posting it on Eco-Intelligent (an edited version) Environmentalism and sustainable development are the […]
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 committee, […]
EIA is a huge process, and naturally, it involves a whole lot of people. Each have a role to play in the entire EIA process, and here, we’ll take a look at the major stakeholders and how they contribute.
As I mentioned in my previous blog, time is a major hurdle for EIA. Considering the number of steps the process has, and the complexity of the ecological, cultural, economical and social integration in a particular site, we cannot expect to complete the entire process in two weeks. […]
EIA has been with us since the 1990s, but there are still some major issues associated with it’s functioning. And these are the issues I’d like to highlight in this post.