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PM Modi's Independence Day speech: Call against single-use plastic can be a start

India, Aug. 16 -- To weed out single-use plastic, India must first define it Prime Minister Narendra Modi, delivering his 2019 Independence Day speech at Red Fort, pitched for freedom for India from ... Read More


Scientific reticence is a serious threat when it comes to climate change

India, Aug. 16 -- Professionals need to speak out on looming dangers even at the cost of getting it wrong The philosophy of science is of rigour and caution. Scientists are trained to look at a probl... Read More


What University of Alaska's budget cut means for climate change research

India, Aug. 16 -- The university is considered a global hub for Arctic and climate-change research, majorly because of its proximity to the Arctic Climate change experts feared crucial research in th... Read More


What is an inverted yield curve? Why is it panicking markets, and why is there talk of recession?

India, Aug. 16 -- The yield curve is a graph showing the relationship between interest rates earned on lending money for different durations Since President Trump tweeted about imposing new tariffs o... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 16, 2019)

India, Aug. 16 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Green clearance must for river linking The National... Read More


More fruits, veggies, less gluten, diary good for multiple sclerosis patients: Study

India, Aug. 16 -- Adhering to Wahls diet lowered levels of the total cholesterol and reduced exhaustion in patients Consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables but low on gluten and dairy can incr... Read More


Can plastic packaging be avoided? This initiative shows the way

India, Aug. 16 -- Interweaving sustainability, responsibility and social welfare, some enterprises offer and induce customers to choose and become eco-conscious You open your eyes in the morning, str... Read More


Reservoir levels rise after rains, but fail to cross normal storage mark in many states

India, Aug. 16 -- At least 10 states still hold water below their normal storage levels Above-normal rainfall in several states has been pushing up the live storage in India's reservoirs significantl... Read More


Canada goose, a prominent symbol of North American wildlife

India, Aug. 16 -- The species that feeds predominantly on aquatic and terrestrial vegetation has a pan-continental distribution North America is the continent of great ecological variations, rich bio... Read More


'Generic industry makes poor-quality drugs for nations with lax regulations'

India, Aug. 16 -- Katherine Eban, author of Bottle of Lies. is an investigative journalist whose articles on pharmaceutical counterfeiting, gun trafficking and coercive interrogations by the CIA have ... Read More