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Ban on Establishment of Dolphinarium_MoEF

Dear All, The State Governments through its various departments especially tourism department were planning to develop Dolphinarium in the state with main aim to attract tourism for commercial purpose with the intention of organizing dolphin show etc. As you all are aware that  Gangetic Dolphin & snubfin dolphin are Scheduled 1 species under WLPA 1972, Ministry of Environment & Forest has decided not to allow establishment of dolphinarium in our country.Very well and thoughtful decision…

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Marine National Park and Marine Sanctuary Eco-sensitive Zone

Draft Notification by Govt. of India for Marine National Park and Marine Sanctuary Eco-sensitive Zone . You are welcome to provide comments. GOVERNMENT OF INDIAMINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTSNOTIFICATIONNew Delhi, the 29 February, 2012S.O. 353 (E).– The following draft of the notification, which the Central Government proposes to issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), read with clause (v) and clause (xiv) of sub – section (2) of section 3 of the Environment…

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Why India might save the planet?

Very interesting read about Jairam Ramesh in Newsweek.... http://www.newsweek.com/2011/03/13/why-india-might-save-the-planet.html   Given the complexities of Indian economy and politics, what innovative ideas can you contribute to his environmental arsenal so that he can do GOOD inspite of all the pressures...   ---------------------------- If you had to name a most valuable player of December’s climate summit in Cancún, hands down the award would go to Jairam Ramesh. His Mexican hosts, German…

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Biofuels have a limited Role in India

Biofuels have a limited role in India due to land limitation and food security issues, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said, a view which differs from the official line pushing for a 20 per cent blend of such fuel in gasoline and diesel by 2017. Pitching for hybrids and CNG-run vehicles, Ramesh said "biofuel does not has a relevance role in Indian context in view of land limitation and food security." http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Biofuel-role-limited-in-India--Ramesh/545130 Do you…

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