Genetic wealth belongs to people 25 May 2012 The Government of India has been vocal at the CBD fora asking for a legally binding international regime on access and benefit-sharing. The doublespeak is that in its national law - the BD Act, it merely asks for consultation with 'benefit claimers'. The BD Act does not ask for the full prior informed consent (PIC) of India's people.
Kala Cola 02 Nov 2010 The latest Diwali special advertisement by Coca-Cola uses ancient Warli tribal art for commercial objectives.
Sustained pollution of major rivers; continuous decline in groundwater reserves; priority allocation to non-consumptive sectors; and, growing disparity in water distribution only indicates that the worst is still to come!..