Land

Today, about 30% of the Earth's land is estimated to be already degraded due to unsustainable use. This further leads to the risk of millions of people being displaced by desertification over the coming decades. We focus on policy and technology solutions that prevent land degradation, restore and further enrich the quality of land, thereby improving livelihoods of people.

Land

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    TERI Coastal Education Hub

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    Slick Solution: Get eco-friendly microbes to chew oil-spills

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    Oilzapper – Cleaning oil spills; healing earth

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  • greenhouse gases

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    Losing the benefits of forests to degradation?

    The study examines the value of Uttarakhand's forests to local communities and to tourists

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    Social Impact Assessment: from policy to practice

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Articles

Social Impact Assessment: can we do away with it?

Dr Preeti Jain Das

On 10th December 2018, the Supreme Court issued notices to the governments of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu to respond to public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a group of activists led by Medha Patekar challenging the wide-ranging amendments made to The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RFCTLARR) Act, 2013.

District Mineral Foundations: Sharing mining revenues with communities

Ms Joyita Ghose

Five key things you should know about District Mineral Foundations, the local institutions established in mineral producing states to share mining revenues with affected communities.

What is India losing by not conserving its land?

An assessment of the costs of land degradation in six different parts of India

News

Preserve natural resources, promote farming

March 1, 2018
| Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
| The Tribune

Tackling the agrarian crisis from its roots necessitates attention to the important aspect of the neglect and degradation of natural resources, the natural capital that underlies all agriculture production systems.

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