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India’s unyielding quest for uranium

India’s unyielding quest for uranium

Sonali Huria | The Ecologist The Indian Prime Minister is no stranger to the art of doublespeak. Modi lauded conservation efforts in India as he launched the Status of Tigers in India Report in July this year, describing the country among the ‘biggest and safest habitats for tigers in the world’. More recentlyRead More

Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve

Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve

Nuclear and Animals, Uranium Mining August 4, 2019 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

Speaking to the locals Mr. Agasthya also discussed about the consequences of how the mining affects the environment in that region and the lives of the locals habituated there from generations if the governments greedy quest for the Uranium deposits continues.

Stop Uranium Mining in Nallamala Forest!

Stop Uranium Mining in Nallamala Forest!

Campaigns, Uranium Mining August 4, 2019 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

Campaign | We request you to sign and circulate widely the ongoing e-petition campaign against opening of urnaium mining in Nallamala Forst in India’s Telengana state.

Widespread Uranium Contamination in India’s Groundwater: New Study

A new study has found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater aquifers — a chief source for drinking water and irrigation — in 16 Indian states. The primary source of the contamination is natural, but human factors such as groundwater-table depletion and nitrate pollution may exacerbate the problem. Studies have linked exposure to uranium in drinking water to chronic kidney disease.