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One square meal: How this non-tribal forest-dweller family survives without FRA recognition in Odisha

India, Nov. 28 -- Srikumar Khadi's claim to his land in Odisha's Sundergarh district is over a century old; but it still awaits recognition Srikumar Khadi's great-grandparents moved to Bhuin-Jor from... Read More


Endemic Western Ghats flycatchers could lose third of their range due to climate change: Study

India, Nov. 28 -- The Black-and-orange Flycatchercould lose up to 31% and Nilgiri Flycatcher 46% of its range by 2050, according to a recent study The Black-and-orange Flycatcher (BOF) and the Nilgir... Read More


How Sumi Nagas' traditional knowledge helps them navigate nature's vagaries

India, Nov. 27 -- The Sumi tribe of Nagas uses several ecological indicators to facilitate agricultural practices and predict seasonal variation; but this wisdom is vanishing with the passage of time ... Read More


'More women reach extreme ages than men'

India, Nov. 27 -- Down To Earth spekas to Michael Pearce from the University of Washington in the United States about the possibility that the world record for longest lifespan might be broken this ye... Read More


'India's growing and aging populations require investments across all sectors'

India, Nov. 27 -- Down To Earth speaks to demography expert Poonam Muttreja about the findings of the latest National Family Health Survey The recently released Fifth Edition of the National Family H... Read More


New coronavirus variant: Reconsider entry ban to UK, urges South Africa government

India, Nov. 26 -- The South African government will take up the matter with UK soon The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has strongly discouraged the imposition of a travel ban ... Read More


Leave control, even effective pollution monitoring not happening at Delhi-NCR's power plants: CSE

India, Nov. 26 -- Make continuous emission monitoring system data public for air quality betterment CSE study emphasises Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) are currently in the throes of an ... Read More


The dreaded rainforest shift

India, Nov. 26 -- The implications of the world's largest rainforest competing with human-generated greenhouse gases are alarming Major portions of the Amazon rainforest have shifted from a carbon si... Read More


Current season's first cyclone might be brewing over Bay of Bengal: Experts

India, Nov. 26 -- Predicting a probable forthcoming cyclone in the Bay of Bengal has been reflective of mismatch between forecasts from various datasetsin a warming world A low pressure area predicte... Read More


One out of every two Bihar households is multi-dimensionally poor: NITI Aayog

India, Nov. 26 -- The share of multi-dimensional poor in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh is also uncomfortably high, according to NITI Aayog One out of every two Bihar households is multi... Read More