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Beyond Corporate Driven Industrial Agriculture to Climate Resilient Agroecology: For a Hunger Free, Suicide Free, Poison Free Republic

Navdanya, Environment Support Group, Centre for Financial Accountability, Focus on the Global South, Delhi Solidarity Group, Peoples Resource Centre in collaboration

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Appeal To State Governments Not To Support Environmental “reforms” Proposed By Indian Ministry Of Environment, Forests & Climate Change Based On The Controversial TSR Subramanian Committee Report

Several States have opposed the proposed Reforms, echoing concerns raised in the Appeal 3 April 2015 Downloads: Endorsed Appeal to

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Environment & Forest PolicyPress Releases

Access The Complete Report Of The High Level Committee Of Ministry Of Environment And Forests And Climate Change To Fundamentally Review Various Environmental Laws Of India

Leaked report yet to be released by the Government of India 1 December 2014 Downloads: Complete Report of the HLC

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Highlights of 2023!  

As another year comes to an end, it is only appropriate to look back and reflect on all that has happened this past eventful year. 2023 has been a special year for ESG as it marks 25 years of the organisation’s efforts in securing environmental and social justice for all! ESG has worked with a range of marginalised and vulnerable groups across India in the past 25 years, and has been in the forefront of struggles to secure voiceless ecosystems from ruin. 

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ESG Opinion

Modi government’s new environmental laws a threat to India’s biodiversity and forests

The seamless passage of the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021, and the Forest Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023, in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, effectively emasculating regulatory powers contained in the parent laws, namely, the Biological Diversity Act (BDA) 2002 and the Forest Conservation Act (FCA) 1980, was guaranteed by the absence of the entire opposition, which was boycotting Parliament demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi speak on the Manipur crisis.

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Indian Environment Ministry statement in Parliament confirms Forest Conservation Act (Amendment) Bill 2023 proposed against Constitutional norms

The contents of Forest Conservation Bill 2023 leave no room for doubt that its core purpose is to advance interests of extractive industries, to commercialise forests, and favour Indian and foreign corporates interested in exploiting forests, biodiversity, bioresources and associated traditional knowledge.

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Karnataka’s Weavers Thank Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for Unprecedented Budgetary Boost Accorded to the Handloom Sector

In an unprecedented step, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri. Siddaramaiah has  recognised the potential of the handloom sector to create green livelihood opportunities for thousands, and made exemplary provisions in the Karnataka Budget 2023-24 that he presented on 7th July 2023.

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