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By Jemima Rohekar:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A Masai-owned slaughterhouse in Kiserian, just outside Nairobi in Kenya, recycles blood from slaughtered animals and turns ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena:  . It’s sort of like a paw-shaped mark of approval – as if saying “this human is kind, this human is compassionate.” It’s something many pet owners, ...
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By Aradhna Singh:  In the scorching heat, my colleague and I were standing with nothing but a sheet of paper and a pen in our hands. This was for a ...
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By DTE Staff:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has slammed recent statements by India’s premier research organisation ...
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By Nisha Umesh: On April 20th, 2010, the most occurred in the Gulf of Mexico. Following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and death of 11 workers, around ...
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By Usman Nasim: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. You could imagine the beauteous vista of Chandni Chowk during the golden period of the Mughals in ...
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By Ankita Ghosh: Amid reports of Prime Minister Modi’s proposal for a universal health insurance scheme on I-Day, insurance-covered India went evoking its annual quota of patriotic sentiments. The ‘other’ ...
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By DTE Staff: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. 
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By DTE Staff: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. There have been many debates on Internet addiction. Some scientists call it a mental disorder or Internet ...
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By Asmita Sarkar: Maharashtra’s coastal district of Sawantwadi is set to see some change, come 2016. Almost 33 thousand acres in size, it has lately been gaining popularity as a ...
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By Anjali Wadhwa:  Our childhood memories were made sweeter by stories like Jungle Book and Lion King. Life in the woods used to amuse us a lot through the different characters of wild ...
For the 15 days, families in West Bengal have been dealing with mass flooding. Locals say it's the worst flooding in 15 years. There are an estimated 13,200 villages in just West Bengal alone affected, with the worst affected district being Bardhaman, where more than 333,000 people are directly affected. In all of India, an estimated 10 million are affected.

But it’s not on news stations. It’s not being discussed in public spheres. There’s no mention in newspapers. And I can’t figure out why.

For the last five days, I’ve taken tiny hand-dug boats to reach villages cut-off – their road access lost due to the rising waters.

By Daniel Mung: Editor’s Note: While no work is getting done in the Monsoon Session in the Parliament, a deluge that has rendered 2.4 lakh people homeless, and more than ...
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Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Photos by Vikas Choudhary Until March 31, 2015, Delhi had more than 8.47 million registered private vehicles. Lack of public ...
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By Anupam Chakravartty: Note: This article has been republished from DownToEarth. The Federal Court of Australia has overturned the approval granted by the Tony Abbott government to the country’s largest ...
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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 ...

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