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Five books for the COP negotiator

Five books for the COP negotiator

George Orwell, author of dystopian classics Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, was a political animal par excellence. He understood how the language of politics could give “an appearance of solidity to pure wind”, as he put it in his 1946 essay Politics and the English Language. Those words should blast right through the miasmas forming over Paris as COP21 enters its second week.  Read more

Tyler Prize for Indian environment policy maker

Tyler Prize for Indian environment policy maker

Madhav Gadgil, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Goa University and Chair of India’s expert panel on Western Ghats ecology, shares this year’s prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement with Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University, USA. The 2015 Tyler Prize, announced today, recognises their leadership and engagement in the development of conservation and sustainability policies in India, the United States and internationally.  Read more

Nature India coverage gets South Asia Climate Change Media Excellence Award

Nature India coverage gets South Asia Climate Change Media Excellence Award

Nature India is humbled to be the recipient of the South Asia Climate Change Media Excellence Award 2012-13 for its coverage of climate change issues in the Sundarban delta of the Bay of Bengal. The analytical news piece “Will the climate ever change for Sundarbans” was chosen for the award by Panos South Asia, headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal and part of Panos Institutes worldwide that encourage and facilitate public discourse and debate on a wide range of issues including environmental issues. Nature India‘s reportage will be honoured at the awards night of the CMS Vatavaran Film Festival on January 30, 2014 in New Delhi.  Read more