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Urban north India has highest fat intake, obesity

India, Sept. 30 -- Urban Indians consume nearly 50% more fat than rural counterparts, finds latest 'What India Eats' survey Adults in urban India consume much more fat than those in rural areas, foun... Read More


Coping with COVID-19 need not derail progress against rabies

India, Sept. 29 -- Rabies control efforts must innovate and adapt to protect the life-saving gains of the last century Before the emergence of the newest animal-borne disease, COVID-19 , the world wa... Read More


Coronavirus Update: Asia's growth will be lowest since 1967 due to COVID-19, says World Bank

India, Sept. 29 -- Up to 38 million people in the region will be pushed back into poverty, according to the Bank The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic will cause the slowest growth in Eas... Read More


Labour scarcity makes coffee plantation ecosystem in Western Ghats fragile: Study

India, Sept. 29 -- Rising labour costs, urbanisation and increased use of pesticides point to a growing conservation concern in the Ghats Agroforestry plantations in the Western Ghats, especially cof... Read More


An environment engineer shows how sanitation safety planning helped Kochi Municipal Corp

India, Sept. 29 -- Nearly 4.2 bln people do not have access to safe sanitation; sanitation safety planning is a risk-based technique that can help mitigate health risks This is the first in a three-p... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 29, 2020)

India, Sept. 29 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Asbestos mines in Roro Hills HIL Ltd, in its repor... Read More


Did you know this monsoon was the first on a new calendar? Here's why we needed one

India, Sept. 29 -- Knowing exact dates of monsoon's onset, progress and withdrawal is critical for farmers growing kharif crops,given the season is changing due to global warming After a happening se... Read More


India is nowhere close to herd immunity, countrywide serosurvey shows

India, Sept. 29 -- Upcoming winter season and festivals could heighten COVID-19 challenge, say officials The second round of serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has ... Read More


Monsoon withdrawal from parts of northwest India has started: IMD

India, Sept. 28 -- The withdrawal is 28 days last this time, compared to 40 days last year The withdrawal of the southwest monsoon has started from some parts of northwest India (western Rajasthan an... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 28, 2020)

India, Sept. 28 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Waste management facility The National Green Tribu... Read More