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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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By Richard Mahapatra:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth A casual google search with the key words “social media“, “impact” and “development news” shows up close ...
While many people in India live without electricity, it is looking less likely that Australian coal will supply it. Environmental Change and Security Program/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

By Lynette Molyneaux: “India needs Australian coal” is a view promoted by government and industry alike, most recently in the Institute for Public Affairs’ latest report. The report argues that ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: It has been repeatedly pointed out by many that the ‘development model’ being pursued today places the economy at the center, with those paying the price for ...
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By Shreeshan Venkatesh:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Thursday hosted its fourth national conference on ...
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By Jitendra:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth Thanks to poor ventilation in public toilets across India, the country’s faecal matter has the highest levels of ...
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By Sopan Joshi:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth They may survive the drought. But they cannot survive government policies. When people have to abandon their ...
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By Pandurang Hegde: Agumbe is a small village perched on the mountain range of Western Ghats in Karnataka. It is also called the Cheerapunji of South India as it receives ...
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By Shambhavi Saxena:  Animal lovers, brace yourselves, because the central government is officially allowing state governments to hunt wild animals. The reason? “In areas where farmers are facing huge problems ...
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Note: This article was originally published on Down To Earth. Omkar Nath Sharma, 77, is a walking medicine bank. The resident of Delhi is called “medicine baba” by many children. ...
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By Garima Kushwaha: Heat waves are becoming more frequent as a result of climate change and India is feeling the effect, says the National Disaster Management Authority on its website. ...
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By Mrinalini Shinde: The Adani Group of India is in the process of building Australia’s largest coal mine at Carmichael in the Galilee basin. The venture has drawn flak from ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: It is absolutely baffling when the actuality of climate change is questioned. Climate change deniers love to talk about a recent “pause” in global warming, but even ...
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By DTE Staff:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth Analysis by Centre for Science and Environment shows how peak demand for electricity between day and night shows ...
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This World Environment Day, Youth Ki Awaaz started a campaign to support the cause of protecting the environment. Aimed at highlighting the kinship between Nature and Humans, the campaign appealed ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: Shell, the multinational oil and gas company, is all set to start drilling for oil in the Arctic this summer. Exploration for fossil fuels has become a ...
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By Kabir Sharma:  Today, the world is conscious about carbon footprints. And everything has one – from a war, to watching a movie, to eating a fruit, to your shirt. ...
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By Ananya Tewari:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. A total of 13 packets were tested and it was found that 10 contained lead more than ...

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