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There Are Ecological Limits to Growth – Just Look at Himachal Pradesh

As the state’s situation worsens, the only two choices in front of the Himachali people will

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Press release: Himachal Groups join forest rights groups; reject draft national forest policy

17/4/2018 
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Himachal Van Adhikar Manch is one of the 150 signatories of the submission made to the Ministry of Environment

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What Lies Behind the Resistance to India’s Highest Dam?

Not only has the government failed to do a cost-benefit analysis of building the Pancheshwar Dam or assess its environmental impact

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Common Effluent “ill-treatment” in World’s third largest pharma hub

A report by Manshi Asher and Sumit Mahar

Last month, on October 14th, around noon, there was a massive

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Press Note 24th October 2017: “Pancheshwar Dam should not be considered for environment clearance”, Affected People, Environmentalists tell Expert Appraisal Committee, MoEF

As the Expert Appraisal Committee of the Ministry

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‘Pot-Pilgrims’ and Gods of Himalayan Things

With tourism to Parvati Valley on the rise, local communities struggle to cope with the pressures of the new consumerist society.

The village square is bustling with activity. Women are seated along the stone wall boundary of the

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Is There No Place for the Poor in Dharamshala “Smart” City?

The migration of poor, homeless people in distress from faraway rural areas to upcoming urban and sub-urban

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