India: Green Activists Gain Ground with Successive Victories

IPS: Green activists in India have chalked up a series of successes recently and feel heartened that the central government is heeding their call. A number of mega projects which would have displaced vulnerable communities or caused damage to the environment were recently scrapped by the government. The latest victory was in preventing the multinational group Vedanta from opening up bauxite mines in the eastern state of Orissa and trampling on the rights of the local tribal ......

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