Lok Sabha passes Women's Reservation Bill with two-thirds majority

India, Sept. 21 -- It will grant 33 per cent seats to women in the Lok Sabha as well as state assemblies, once it becomes law NCP Leader Supriya Sule during the debate in the Lok Sabha on the Women's... Read More

Sudan conflict fallout: Over 1,200 children have died in country amid healthcare crisis, says UN

India, Sept. 20 -- Children died from suspected measles and malnutrition; those under five account for over three-quarters of all deaths More than 1,200 children under the age of five died in Sudan f... Read More

Devastating Libya floods were 50 times more likely, 50% more intense due to warming planet

India, Sept. 20 -- Once in 300-to-600-year event but ongoing conflict and state fragility in country compounded effects The devastating floods in Libya on September 10 were made 50 times more likely ... Read More

Solutions at intersection of traditional knowledge & technology can help rural farmers

India, Sept. 20 -- With the onset of climate change, monsoon has grown irregular and arrives later with every passing year, worsening the declining water table and soil health Last summer, three stud... Read More

Australia heatwave: 61 fires recorded across New South Wales till September 19

India, Sept. 20 -- The heatwave is expected to continue till September 20. The prevailing weather conditions can have an impact on the country's wheat production In another episode of extreme weather... Read More

2023 is on track to be warmest year on record, 2024 could see further increase in temperatures: Study

India, Sept. 20 -- Human-induced climate change, El Nino influence likely The year 2023 is likely to become the warmest on record, a new study has warned. This could be due to human-induced climate c... Read More

Tourism industry faced losses worth $2.6 trillion in 2020-2022

India, Sept. 20 -- While tourism has rebounded, both tourist numbers and export revenues in 2022 remained 34% below 2019 levels Tourism was one of the most impacted industries by the novel coronaviru... Read More

Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 20, 2023)

India, Sept. 20 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Urban waste management The National Green Tribunal... Read More

Why we must fix toxic chemical pollution to safeguard our planet and health

India, Sept. 20 -- Leaders gathering at Bonn next weekmust strengthen a global agreement that prioritises accountability for pollution from chemicals Managed responsibly, chemicals offer immense cont... Read More

UN General Assembly 2023: Crucial biodiversity fund gets enough money to be operational

India, Sept. 20 -- Nature and People: From Ambition to Action side event alsosaw new contributions toward target of conserving 30% land & ocean by 2030 At a high-level event, Nature and People: From ... Read More