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Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.19

Date with films on nature

 In the thick of the heat and dust of the Assembly elections, the state capital will host an environmental film festival on Thursday highlighting issues impacting the ecology.“It will be a day-...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 19.11.19

Arctic in hot water: Sea ice minimal in Chukchi, Bering seas

The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska this month, which should be brimming with floes, its limits likely wo...
By AP in

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Foreign litter on Great Nicobar beaches

Plastic waste from southeast Asian countries is littered along several pristine beaches of India’s Great Nicobar island, an environmental researcher said in a report on Thursday that calls for clean...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

Nations have failed to implement SDGs

Stock-taking of the implementation of sustainable development goals might seem like an uphill task. Surprisingly, it is not. Four years have passed by since the adoption of the United Nations’ susta...
By Swati Prabhu in

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Shocking political unconcern for pollution

Air pollution seems to be a great leveller. Killer air has left both the dragon and the elephant — popular totemic representations of China and India, respectively — gasping for breath. State of G...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.18

California fires show cost of climate change

Paradise has been lost in California, not to the biblical flood but to fire. The town of Paradise, home to around 27,000 people, lies charred after being singed by a devastating wildfire, reportedly t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Let's manage our garbage, for starters

The parking lot of the big multi-story apartment building next door has a reasonably impressive collection of cars. Rubbing side view mirrors with mid- to high-end sedans are Mercedes and Audis, lower...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

Order ‘Power breakfast’ online in Jamshedpur

An entrepreneur, who has made a name for himself by running a thriving organic farm at Dalma in collaboration with local residents, is now branching onto something that all parents of school-going chi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedupur

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in

Health  /  Published 09.08.19

Heavy metals as cancer triggers? AIIMS sets up lab

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Friday opened an ecotoxicology facility to investigate the link between several diseases, such as types of cancers and lung diseases...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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