The continuing evolution of herding away from subsistence livelihoods, combined with the presence of mega-mines, is leading pastoralism into an uncharted future.
International campaign rallies allow Modi to be seen by viewers in India in as positive a light as possible.
Major hydroelectric projects in Mongolia continue to demonstrate a lack of transparency, accountability for transboundary environmental impacts, and a resistance toward meaningful consultation with impacted communities.
In the first few months of 2019, China bought about half of Iran’s crude oil exports.
In a sweeping victory, the far-right Bharatiya Janata Party government led by Narendra Modi has returned to power in India’s elections. It’s a profoundly disturbing development. The most pressing concern about the BJP government is its systematic persecution of India’s minorities, particularly Muslims. What’s even less known about the Modi government outside India is its abysmal environmental record.
In September 2000, a journalist from Mumbai began investigating an indigenous resistance movement against bauxite mining in India’s Orissa state. Darryl D’Monte’s commitment galvanized his position as one of India’s most prominent environmental reporters. D’Monte, a giant of India’s environmental movement, passed away after an illness on March 16.