Tag: climate change

Fishing for Green Solutions to Climate Change in Goa

 
/ June 2, 2017

Goa's locally rooted composting initiative is fighting climate change with composting.

Mindless deforestation in name of development

 
/ January 4, 2017

Thousands of trees all over Jharkhand, many of them century-old, have been cut for road widening and infrastructure development projects of the State’s administration. Many more trees face the same fate. The citizens, including some organisations, have objected on the mindless destruction of trees, to pave way for roads in...

Storm-hit village awaits compensation since five months

 
/ October 5, 2016

On a sunny Saturday, Harilal Yadav was idling around in the verandah of his mud hosue when he and his fellow villagers faced the wrath of nature. A strong rain-storm hit his village, Sarhuwa in Jharkhand and within 30 minutes left a trail of destruction behind. The village wore an...

Bihar Government is yet to pay compensation to Fire-affected households

 
/ August 30, 2016

A fire broke out at midnight in a hamlet in West Champaran district of Bihar unknown to its resident, burning three houses down to the ground, leaving its poor residents homeless and without any belongings. “We’ve lost everything in the fire; Rs. 10,000 worth cash and jewellery, 50 kgs of wheat, 1.5 quintals...

Live Wire burns 250 houses in Bihar

 
/ August 24, 2016

A fire broke out in a sleepy hamlet of Dumari, Bihar in the middle of an April afternoon when a live electrical wire snapped, burning 250 makeshift houses down to the ground, leaving its poor residents homeless. “I’ve lost everything in the fire; there is no place to live and nothing to...