|Map India 2003 is the sixth annual
international conference cum
exhibition on mapping technologies. (www.mapindia.org) Jointly
organised by GIS development, Survey of India and others, from January 28 - 31, it aims at
enhancing public awareness about the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) through
seminars, technical sessions and trainings. To promote young enterprising mappers, five
awards will be given. The four day meet at Inter Continental, New Delhi, plans to direct
foreign investment in Indian GIS industry.
|CSEs Pollution Monitoring Laboratory is an
independent analytical research facility. Individuals and institutions are encouraged to
get their food, water and air tested, at a nominal cost. Lab also shares the result of the
scientific analysis to raise public awareness. (For details: Rashmi at firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Indian soils are in bad shape. And, its story has
never been a part of the Grand Fictions that comprise the nations 56 year existence.
Shocking, yet completely unsurprising.It touches us everyday, but we remain distant from
it. A basic unit of human - nature interaction, it generates complex equations of survival
and wealth, equity and polity. Why not call it the Last Action Hero? How nuked would we be
if our Hero loses its strength? FInd out in detail in January 31 issue of Down to Earth,
as CSEreporter TVJayan investigates.
We would like to
introduce our Catch Water readers to Down to Earth (DTE). It is a unique
multi-disciplinary newsmagazine, which focuses on scientific and technological
developments with emphasis on matters relating to environment.
DTE is now available online at www.downtoearth.org The subscribers
are also extended a unique opportunity to access its archives - all the issues since May
1992. Free of cost. So, what are you waiting for? Fill the attached subscription
form and send in your request.
Be a part of CSEs eco conscious group.