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By Sakshi Jain:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. The United Nations (UN) estimates that A recent UN report also says that Francois Pelletier, Chief, population ...
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By Oishimaya Sen Nag: “Maatu hamru, paani hamru, hamra hi chhan yi baun bhi… Pitron na lagai baun, hamunahi ta bachon bhi” Soil ours, water ours, ours are these forests. ...
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By Kanika Katyal:  Kodaikanal, often known as the ‘princess of hill stations’ is a scenic hill station located 7000 feet above the sea level in the high ranges of Palani ...
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By Kaushik Das Gupta:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Till June this year, Dutee Chand was the next big thing in Indian athletics. Touted as ...
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By Oishimaya Sen Nag: The year 2015 ushered in a new age of hope for the Indian wildlife when, in January, our Union Environment Minister Sri Prakash Javadekar made the ...
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By Shirin Bithal:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A new study has revealed that that air pollution in Delhi is responsible for approximately 10,000 to ...
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By Moushumi Sharma: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. . For some entrepreneurs, this has become the new business mantra. From discarded bottles and worn-out tyres ...
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By Asmita Sarkar: On the outskirts of Bangalore, in Lakshmipura village, situated near the Bannerghatta National Park, residents woke up to a nightmarish reality on the morning of 20th July ...
The map, showing groundwater withdrawals as a percentage of groundwater recharge, is based on state-level estimates of annual withdrawals and recharge reported by India's Ministry of Water Resources. The three states included in this study are labeled. Credit: NASA/Matt Rodell

By Ruchika Thakur: If a recent NASA report titled “NASA Satellites Unlock Secret to Northern India’s Vanishing Water” is to be believed, 114 million residents of Jaipur and Delhi stand ...
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By Arati Nair: I recently visited a popular south Indian Lord Ganesha temple, Kottarakara Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple. What struck me besides the scorching summer heat, was the horde of ...
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By Akhil Kumar: The second film in the 9×9 film festival discusses a sustainable ‘agricultural philosophy‘. Known as the Sarbat da Bhala, or agriculture for the well being of all, the principles ...
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By Jyotsna Singh: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A brand new advertisement with a twist starring real people, not actors, is going to haunt international ...
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By Akhil Kumar: A nine-day long online film festival about food and farming called “9×9 Online Film Festival” starts today. As part of this online film festival, 9 short-films about ...
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By Mike Archer AM: The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled recently by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare. But if you want ...
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By Jyotsna Singh:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. . Yet few governments follow this measure, says WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic-2015. The report ...
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By Bhanvi Satija: Malarkodi, a 46-year old woman worked for 18 years as a sweeper, at the Hindustan Unilever Kodaikanal Thermometer factor in Tamil Nadu. Today, she suffers from various ...
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By Vani Manocha:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh has been chosen the winner of The World Food Prize 2015 for ...
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By Mrinalini Shinde:  Last week, the flash floods in Gujarat which killed over fifty people, also resulted in the deaths of ten endemic Asiatic Lions, and over six hundred Blue ...
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By Jyotsna Singh:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. and syphilis. The World Health Organization (WHO) validated Cuba’s achievement on Tuesday. “Eliminating transmission of a virus ...
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By Urmi Rupa Pal: On the morning of 21st June 2015, Sunday, three young men came to our house in Burdwan and informed us that the Ward Councilor has demanded ...
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By Sajai Jose: For the first time ever, the year 2014 saw India’s carbon dioxide emissions growth accounting fllutor the largest share of global emissions growth, according to a new ...
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By DTE Staff:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A group of students at the Isaac Newton Academy in Essex, England, have invented (STI) in the ...

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