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Dugongs have a relatively slow rate of reproduction, which, coupled with their dependance on seagrass, makes them an ecologically fragile species.
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A recent study by the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz puts things terrifyingly into perspective.
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As another Ganpati festival comes to an end, a look at the impact idol immersion has on our environment.
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India needs to pursue short-term goals to deal with its growing energy crisis.
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Vehicle ownership in Gurgaon is among the highest in the country, leading to air pollution
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Scientists have created artificial plants that will use sunlight to make gasoline and natural gas through photosynthesis, that can be used as fuel.
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At this year’s COP21 in Paris, India needs to prove itself this time that it is thinking for some real, achievable targets to tackle climate change
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Data shows the alarming rate at which we are producing waste, especially digital waste
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With only 58 per cent rainfall this season, Maharashtra is likely to face one of the worst agrarian crises ever
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Across the drought-hit regions of the State, despair grows. Over 7,000 villages are drought or scarcity-hit. Officially.
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When we keep debating over how we need to think differently, should our houses, our offices, our cities not reflect our changing thoughts?
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In rural India, poisoning accounts for four in 10 suicides due to swallowing of pesticides.
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Landholding can affect marital prospects. It can also affect sex ratios and lead to polyandry. A village in Alwar provides a snapshot.
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The elephant wall has alienated large sections of the local community, particularly the poorer, forest-dependent people.
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On August 15, the government announced it had achieved the target of building toilets in all schools in India. But are these toilets functional?
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Prakash Javadekar, gave the green signal to the reportedly ‘anti-green’ project of a four lane widening of the NH7.
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Both 'Manjhi' and 'Kaun Kitney Paani Mein' delve into issues which have tremendous social relevance in today’s India.
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On August 18, 2015 the Standing Committee of the NBWL approved the Draft notification for the new boundaries of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary.
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These biogas cylinders will be available for domestic use at half the price of LPG.
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The bond between our pets and us is at once both simple and complicated.
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Around the globe, people are unaware of the cruelty endured by animals for human benefits.
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Attempts are being made to misrepresent CNG bus emissions as more dangerous than diesel bus emissions, says Centre for Science and Environment.

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