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Dec 22 nd, 2015
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Why Madhav Gadgil Chose Wikipedia to Publish His Report

Gadgil Wikipedia

Issue:

Many of the state and central governments has dumped his report.

Now:

He is going to put main facts of his report on Wikipedia, which will open for contribution from crowd

Why Wikipedia:

Because it is out of government control and lack of ads on it

What Type of Data will be there:

Data related to illegal sand and stone mining, deforestation etc.; with information from other reliable sources as well

Inspiration:

Same kind of things is prevalent in western world as well

Example:

Haldi (Parite is the village) village information has been updated where sewage is flown into the rivers leading to gastric diseases.

Gadgil:

He has received Tyler Prize which is being awarded to individuals who had played a great role in preserving and enhancing the environment of the world

Report:

He assigned three levels of ESA in western ghats i.e. ESZ1, ESZ2 and ESZ3, with no new dams and mining (till 2016) is allowed in ESZ1.

Source:
The Hindu
www.wired.com
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