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Short on Water? Don’t Blame it on the Rain

Short on Water? Don’t Blame it on the Rain | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
The common refrain in media stories about water shortages is that they are caused by droughts.  Don’t believe them. Droughts don’t cause water shortages.  People do. The water shortages appearing with increasing frequency and intensity around the globe are, regretfully, poignant signs of our society’s woeful inability to govern itself within limits, or to plan…
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CRZ violations rampant in Nellore | Deccan Chronicle

CRZ violations rampant in Nellore | Deccan Chronicle | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
The report attributes violations to jurisdictional gaps and lack of coordinated efforts.
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Western black rhino declared extinct

Western black rhino declared extinct | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
Africa's western black rhino is now officially extinct according the latest review of animals and plants by the world's largest conservation network.

Via Marcus Clarke
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Climate change: Melting glaciers bring energy uncertainty

Climate change: Melting glaciers bring energy uncertainty | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
Countries should work together to understand how the Himalayan thaw will affect hydroelectric energy, says Javaid R. Laghari.
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Not to mention the fact that often hydropower contracts are awarded to companies whose expertise is textile or tobacco.

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So, who will take the onus of cleaning up the tar balls from Gujarat Nargol beach? - Ahmedabad - dna

So, who will take the onus of cleaning up the tar balls from Gujarat Nargol beach? - Ahmedabad -  dna | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
MoEF, GPCB, Gujarat Maritime Board, Coast Guard or polluter – who will clean this up? - Ahmedabad dna
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Maharashtra’s largest thermal power plant spewing poison over Chandrapur

Maharashtra’s largest thermal power plant spewing poison over Chandrapur | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
Pollution control board does nothing except take bank guarantees from plant management
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Here's the problem. India Inc and economists scoff when an environmental clearance is not given. But they cast a blind eye towards these problems -- of gross negligience and deliberate pollution. 

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You Are Made of Waste - Issue 7: Waste - Nautilus

You Are Made of Waste - Issue 7: Waste - Nautilus | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
You may think of yourself as a highly refined and sophisticated creature—and you are. But you are also full of discarded, rejected,…
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Hundreds of North Dakota oil spills hidden from public

Hundreds of North Dakota oil spills hidden from public | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
Nearly 300 oil spills in North Dakota have been hidden from the public according to a new report by the Associate Press.
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Niger delta oil spills: the real cost of crude - video

A series of oil spills have devastated the Niger delta. John Vidal visits the region to find out what can be done to improve the situation
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A la Goa mining scam, upcoming Sikkim hydel projects flout wildlife board clearance

A la Goa mining scam, upcoming Sikkim hydel projects flout wildlife board clearance | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
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Any bets on whether their recommendations will be heeded?

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Afforestation interrupted

Afforestation interrupted | Environmental violations | Scoop.it
Environment ministry fails to use funds for afforestation, monitor forest diversions: Comptroller and Auditor General
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