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Africa Climate Week: Cyclone Idai highlights urgent need of climate finance

India, March 22 -- The cyclone is already being touted as one of the worst natural disasters in the southern hemisphere Delegates at Africa Climate Week (ACW) in Accra city, Ghana that's happening in... Read More


Fall Armyworm attack: Dependence on maize hits Telangana farmers hard

India, March 22 -- Monocropping maize prepared a ground for the pest attack in the state Farmers in Telangana, who a decade and a half ago used to follow crop rotation, had switched to maize owing to... Read More


Eye-opening study on Punjab's rural women labourers poses many questions in poll season

India, March 22 -- High debts, sexual exploitation, gender disparity, caste discrimination and exclusion from the political process continue to bedevil these mostly Dalit women An eye-opening study r... Read More


The Tawny Eagle, a raptor under threat

India, March 22 -- Increasing loss of forest cover and nesting sites have led to a decline in the population of this unique bird of prey The Tawny Eagle ( Aquilla rapax ) is a raptor or bird of prey ... Read More


Records of historical supernova found in Karnataka

India, March 22 -- Criticism of western scholars that great celestial events of supernovae had gone unnoticed in India in totally unfounded Imagine walking at dusk under a blue sky that is gradually ... Read More


World Water Day: How mining is depleting groundwater in Rajasthan's Alwar

India, March 22 -- Illegal mining in the Aravalli Hills has destroyed hillocks, brought prosperity to locals and depleted the groundwater table Ilyas Khan, 50, of Banban village in the Tijara block o... Read More


Your future food will be grown with waste water

India, March 22 -- If used properly, waste water can provide important nutrients for plant growth and act as a replacement for mineral fertilisers In an increasingly water-scarce world, there is no d... Read More


How recycled water could revolutionise sustainable development

India, March 22 -- Collecting and exploiting waste water is both technically feasible and financially justifiable By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion... Read More


World Water Day: Solving water issues key to achieving ODF status

India, March 22 -- Here's an example of a village in Nagaland that journeyed from being one of the most backward districts in India to being open defecation free The hills are lush. Ladder-like stone... Read More


We need to act NOW: UN climate change body turns 25

India, March 22 -- The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change celebrated its 25th anniversary on 21 March, 2019. Here's whatUN Climate Change Executive SecretaryPatricia Espinosa had to... Read More