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EIA 2020 may spell ecological disaster in Meghalaya

EIA 2020 may spell ecological disaster in Meghalaya

August 25, 2021 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

Kenny L. Khongsdier | Syllad.com In a time when the citizens of Meghalaya are plagued with the repercussions of climate change such as floods, landslides, loss of life and a pandemic while still trying to make ends meet for their family – the central government has decided to release theRead More

What the new green clearance regime will mean for India’s Northeast

What the new green clearance regime will mean for India’s Northeast

August 11, 2020 at 5:17 am 0 comments

Sayan Banerjee | Down to Earth India’s northeastern region — comprising Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura — is a unique biodiversity hotspot. The region, however, faces many environmental problems. Successive Indian forest surveys in 2015, 2017 and 2019 reported net deforestation of 628, 630 andRead More

EIA 2020 a pretext for Uranium mining in Meghalaya: Khasi Students’ Union

EIA 2020 a pretext for Uranium mining in Meghalaya: Khasi Students’ Union

July 25, 2020 at 1:51 am 0 comments

It is an attempt to mine uranium in Meghalaya: KSU