India’s Economic Policies are Destroying Biodiversity and Livelihoods: CBD Commitments Not Being Met

India’s economic policies are destroying biodiversity and livelihoods on an
unprecedented scale. The blind pursuit of economic growth is coming at massive
costs, both to natural ecosystems and to hundreds of millions of ecosystem-dependent
people, who are being affected by mining, dams, power plants, ports, industries, and
other such projects. Such growth has also not solved the chronic problems of poverty, hunger and malnourishment, and social exclusion that affect more than half of India’s population. Read more 

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