Umaru Shehu: Nigerian public health giant who played a major role in polio eradication

India, Nov. 29 -- His efforts, with others, culminated in Nigeria achieving polio-free status on June 18, 2020 Professor Emeritus Umaru Shehu, who died on October 2, 2023, was born in Yerwa (Maidugur... Read More

Back to farming roots: Odisha reinforced linkages among traditional grains, nutrition, resilience, food sovereignty

India, Nov. 29 -- Thousand farmers have been supported by Odisha Millets Mission (OMM) to promote millets through a farm-to-fork approach Kanti Bhoi is still in disbelief every time she visits her fl... Read More

What COP28 must achieve: Bold and ambitious action in a fractured world

India, Nov. 29 -- We should treat COP28 as an opportunity to scrutinise the wealthy polluters and their plans up close and ask questions This year a prominent oil and gas producer country is hosting ... Read More

COP Timeline: How climate negotiations have evolved over the years

India, Nov. 29 -- Follow some key moments in the history of climate talks The last 12 months have been the warmest in the last 125,000 years with the world breaching the 2degC mark on November 17. A ... Read More

Must assessethical, social and culturalrisks ofclimate engineering along with climate action: UNESCO report

India, Nov. 29 -- Urges countries in a geographic region to make agreements to avoid risks of unequal spatial distribution of effects Vulnerable, neglected and marginalised individuals, as well as wo... Read More

Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (November 29, 2023)

India, Nov. 29 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Depleting groundwater level The National Green Trib... Read More

AMR Awareness Week: Pharma must rise to the challenge as stewards of public health

India, Nov. 29 -- Being in the pharmaceutical field, the mantle of responsibility falls upon us to forge ahead in the relentless pursuit of solutions to the daunting challenge of AMR In the relentles... Read More

AMR Awareness Week: Behavioural, organisational and environmental aspects are vital for containing resistance

India, Nov. 29 -- Problem underpinned by complex drivers and behaviours; multisectoral and multidimensional efforts required Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is among the top 10 global threats to human... Read More

India poised to advance in antibiotic development: VS Chauhan & Nitin Yadav

India, Nov. 29 -- CSE-DTE speak to Virander S Chauhan and Nitin Yadav, co-founders of Biotide Solutions LLP, about the global AMR scenario Representational Illustration by iStock Virander S Chauhan ... Read More

AMR Awareness Week: Natural livestock farming effective bottom-up approach to reduce antibiotic use in dairy sector

India, Nov. 29 -- Crisis with AMR obliges dairy sector to look beyond maximising cattle productivity and focus on both milk quantity, quality In the world-wide quest for dairy modernisation, the focu... Read More