Sidestepping Science: India's 'Notional' Board for Wildlife

Velho, Nandini, Krishnadas, Meghna, Srinivasan, Umesh, and Sridhara, Sachin (2014) Sidestepping Science: India's 'Notional' Board for Wildlife. Economic and Political Weekly, XLIX (38). pp. 10-12.

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The Narendra Modi government's initial reconstitution of the National Board for Wildlife, which the Supreme Court questioned as contravening the provisions of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, is in line with the current ethos of development at all costs. The decision to keep out domain experts in ecology suggests a refusal to acknowledge the complexities underlying conservation.

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Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 0012-9976
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Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 23:24
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