Bridging Demand to Curb Illegal Sand Mining

Over a span of six months Durga Shakti Nagpal, sub-divisional magistrate of Greater Noida’s Gautam Budh Nagar took swift action against the rampant illegal sand mining mafia in Noida. As per the Gautam Budh Nagar Police Force records she registered 66 FIRs, arrested 104 people and seized 81 vehicles engaged in illegal sand mining in […]

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Science and the Antarctic: Resource Exploitation, Regulatory Lacunae and Environmental Security

Scientific activities in the Antarctic play an important role in both supporting and defining states’ political engagement with the Continent. The seven states which maintain territorial claims to Antarctic – Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom – all operate research stations within ‘their’ zones and, even today, fund more or […]

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