Ecology & Development


The world is facing a global ecological crisis, and the global south / third world countries with vast natural resources and human population are burdened with carrying out measures to restrict the environmental devastation. International monetary and trade policies are playing with the development agenda of the countries, and India is following the same path.

The Bhopal Union Carbide disaster is an example of how corporations and industries need to be monitored for adherence to protective and pollution restriction mechanism. Across country we have critical environmental issues of pesticides, GMO crops, industrial waste polluting rivers, and energy crisis.

Mines, dams and power generation projects have taken vast acres of land, and people / communities are facing sustainable livelihood issues. Towards countering this situation we need to involve people in development planning and work on organic solutions.

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