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Meet the Majid Squad, a Group that Voluntarily Cleans Filth on Amarnath Yatra Routes 
January 29, 2018
Notwithstanding the National Green Tribunal directions, Governor N N Vohra recently decided that a 60-day-long..
December 22, 2017

The Government of India’s recent “in principle” clearance to the international airport at Jewar, off Delhi, 16 years after the idea was first floated, is one of the sever

Sustainability is a choice – if we have the courage to make it 
September 27, 2017

Declaring 2017 as the year of Sustainable Tourism has once again served to highlight how unsustainable mainstream tourism..

India Is Weaponizing its Spiritual Tourists 
August 09, 2017

Every July, thousands of buses, trucks, cars, mules, and palanquin bearers crawl up 12, 768  treacherous feet of mountainous terrain to reach the Amarnath cav..

Caught In The Legal Mesh 
July 05, 2017
The Access to justice study was conducted in 2or6 to assess the ability of sexually exploited children to access the criminal judicial process in India...
Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry: Coastal Area Assessment
This gallery contains photographs taken while conducting the study ‘Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry: Coastal Area Assessment - A Post Tsunami Study on Coastal Conservation and Regulation’, February 2006.

Wayside amenities constructed by Tourism Department on ECR - Kancheepuram Shrimp hatchery along the coast in Anumanthai Sea wall along the road, north of Chennai Sand mining right on the coast in Kallar river- Nagapattinam district, Photo by Mr. Mathivanan-TNEC Sand dunes leveled for tourism Sothavilai, Kanyakumari Sand dunes in Valmikimedu Sand dunes and vegetations conserved by coastal community- South Poiganallur, Nagapattinam Salt pans in Tanjavur district Rubble dumped on the coastal areas in Kanyakumari Mining for rare earth in Tirunelveli coast Mangrove forest have been steadily cleared to establish salt pans. A degraded mangrove forest that will eventually give way to salt pans Landscaping on the beach by use of granite slabs and Mexican grass- Mamallapuram Industry located adjacent to Upannar estuary in SIPCOT area of Cuddalore. Estuaries where salinity is 5ppt is included as a CRZ area. Industrial expansion along the Thootukudi coast Extention of dormitory of the bungalow, Tarangambadi Devaneri housing complex beyond Elanthopu; along the ECR on the seaward side of the road; less than 50m from the sea 'Bungalow on the Beach' hotel in Tarangambadi Boulder wall opposite to the Coromandel Cement factory at Ennore. The boulder wall on an average is 3.3m in height and 2.3m in width Auroville beach, Pondicherry- numerous tourism structures can be seen here Auroville beach in Pondicherry- many temporary structures can be seen here Aquafarms in Pudukottai district Agriculture lands in Thiruvarur district affected due to aquaculture A view of Deejay Hatcheries at Kovalam within 100m of the High Tide Line (HTL) A high rise building with hatchery in Sulerikadu along the ECR located closed to coastline