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India and Environment

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
Understanding the water security in peri-urban Hyderabad 2015-2017
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies 2016
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has seen unprecedented growth and is an emerging megacity. Some processes in its rapid urbanisation and development have had serious repercussions and are proving to be a threat to the city and it...
Prospects of Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The concept of Blue Economy is emerging as a new narrative on productive and sustainable engagement with the vast development opportunities that oceanic resources offer. The important sectors of Blue Economy are fisheries, sea-mineral...
Under sea pipedreams and India energy security
Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
Iran’s game-changing nuclear deal with the West and imminent ending of the US-led sanctions open a window of opportunity for deeper Indo-Iranian relations. On the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Ufa in July 2015, Iran’s P...
To cultivate or not? examining factors that influence jatropha agriculture in north east India
K. Goswami; H.K. Choudhury / South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics 2014
India’s biofuel policy seeks to increase demand for biodiesel to 16.72 million tons by 2017 and encourages 20% blending of biodiesel with other fuels (Planning Commission, 2003). The main source for biodiesel is the plant jatrop...
Locating human-wildlife interactions: Landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and Norway
S. Ghosal; K. Skogen; S. Krishnan / Conservation and Society 2015
People's reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link b...
Transitions to Renewable Energy in Industrializing Countries A comparative case study of the Indian states Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
S.S. Berger / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2015
A  key  challenge  for  future  climate  change  mitigation  efforts  will  be  to  ensure that  industrializing  countries  make  a  successful ...
Study examining climate change discourse and policy in the Indian cities of Mumbai and Delhi.
STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies 2015
This working paper, produced by the Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) centre, concerns a study of climate change discourse in urban India, with a focus on the mega-cities of Dehli and Mumbai. T...
‘Fixing’ the climate crisis: Capital, states and carbon offsetting in India
G. Bryant; S. Dabhi; S. Böhm / Environment and Planning A 2015
The paper analyses dynamics of accumulation and displacement in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). It combines the theoretical work with a case study of the Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited HFC-23 destruction project in Guja...
Improving the practice and policy of springshed management in India
H. Dhawan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2015
This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India. It highlights that In...
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