The Great Nicobar Betrayal

Naturalist Yuvan Aves and environmentalist and author Pankaj Sekhsaria discuss ‘The Great Nicobar Betrayal’, a book published by Frontline Magazine.

Published : Jun 20, 2024 17:17 IST

The book is a compilation of articles by different authors published in Frontline and other news publications. The massive project envisioned by NITI Aayog, includes construction of a transhipment port at Galathea Bay—a significant hotspot for leatherback turtle nesting—an international airport, a power plant, and a greenfield township on more than 160 square kilometres of land, of which 130 is primary forests.

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