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Renegotiating : Adivasis and Forest Department

“You adivasis now have a higher status than us in the forest!” said the forester to the Kattunyakans in Mudakunnu village. Coming from the Forest Department, a statement of this kind does not merely come across as a surprise but rather a shock. 1,068 more words

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Review of implementation biodiversity action plans went missing, definitions hijacked the agenda of CBD COP

Dispatches from Pyeong Chang, S. Korea

The weather in Pyeong Chang (S. Korea) is very cold. The participants of Conference of Parties (COP) – 12 with their multiple agendas and contestations, counter statements are keeping the negotiation rooms very warm. 1,020 more words

Global Warming

George Schaller Interview

An interview with legendary conservationist and field biologist extraordinaire, George Schaller. This interview I did of him appeared in the Indian Express in 2008

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