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Coronavirus update: AstraZeneca halts global vaccine trials

India, Sept. 9 -- COVID-19 has affected 19 sectors in India that were not under stress earlier, with a total Rs 15.5 lakh crore outstanding debt; retail and wholesale trade most affected Pharmaceutic... Read More


Food wrappers overtake cigarette butts as beach litter: Report

India, Sept. 9 -- A record 4,771,602 food wrappers picked up in a single day by 943,195 volunteers ofenvironmental advocacy group Ocean Conservancy across 116 countries Beaches and waterways across t... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 9, 2020)

India, Sept. 9 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Disposal of spent catalysts The Central Pollution C... Read More


As many as 47 fish stocks rebuilt since 2000: NOAA data

India, Sept. 9 -- Four stocks added to overfished list, bringing the totalto 46 at the end of 2019 As many as 47 fishing stocks were rebuilt from 2000 to 2019 (compared to 45 in 2018); while the over... Read More


Climate change, invasive species wiped away N America's bee species

India, Sept. 9 -- Almost 94% wild bee, native plant species gone in last 30 years, flags study Climate change and a surge in disturbed bee habitats because of agriculture and development in North Ame... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 8, 2020)

India, Sept. 8 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Compensate for loss of forest area on Char Dham high... Read More


Coronavirus update: Testing dips after rise in cases

India, Sept. 8 -- Increase in cases in Delhi is because of 'lackadaisical attitude' of people, says Mahesh Verma, head of Delhigovernment's COVID-19 expert committee There was a dip in testing for th... Read More


Researchers develop thin, lightweight solar cells with inkjet printing

India, Sept. 8 -- The new flexible cells can power source or be integrated into skin-based or implantable medical devices Scientists have devised a new generation of thin, lightweight and flexible so... Read More


Mammals under threat: 2nd extinction wave underway in Australia, Caribbean

India, Sept. 7 -- New study predicts 558 species of mammals to be extinct by turn of century Australia and the Caribbean are already in the middle of a 'second wave' of mammalian extinctions, a new s... Read More


Coronavirus update: Delhi Metro resumes even as India keeps adding more than 90,000 cases a day

India, Sept. 7 -- India added 90,802 new cases in the last 24 hours, overtakes Brazil in total case tally The Delhi Metro resumed its services in the national capital after nearly a six-month hiatus.... Read More