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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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By Richard Mahapatra: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh could take cue from the state government on reducing number of heat stroke ...
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By Anupam Srivastava:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. “The bureaucrat who does not go home” could have been the headline of a story that was published ...
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By Sunita Narain: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Today, in India, forest protection happens against all odds. There is no economic value seen in forests, ...
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By Maariyah Siddiquee:  What used to be lush green catchment area and a water-hole is now beginning to resemble the white lakes dotting the Kashmir landscapes. Seated at an elevation ...
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By Vijdan Saleem: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Social media has redefined communication and made it even better, especially during emergencies. As Nepal experienced its ...
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By Latha Jishnu:  Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth Like its other policies, the BJP government’s Land Acquisition Ordinance favours industry at the cost of farmers. ...
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By Sajai Jose: As Greenpeace India struggles to stay afloat, the real reason why the government wants to shut down the global environmental NGO hasn’t got much attention: Coal, the ...

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