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Urban north India has highest fat intake, obesity

India, Sept. 30 -- Urban Indians consume nearly 50% more fat than rural counterparts, finds latest 'What India Eats' survey Adults in urban India consume much more fat than those in rural areas, foun... Read More


How many Indians are pastoralists? No official data, but report says 13 mln

India, Sept. 30 -- A figure of 35 million is often quoted, but without a source, claims report India meets 53 per cent of its milk and 74 per cent of meat requirement from animals reared by pastorali... Read More


Trump and Biden clash in debate: Experts react on court, race and election integrity

India, Sept. 30 -- In a presidential debate September 29, 2020, Trump frequently interrupted and spoke over his challenger, Biden told Trump to "shut up" President Donald Trump and former vice-presid... Read More


How an environmental engineer used faecal sludge management to make his Telangana town clean

India, Sept. 30 -- Faecal sludge and septage management could be an opportunity to re-consider future strategies regarding treatment of faecal waste This is the third and final story in a three-part ... Read More


How to make citywide sanitation plans: Bangladesh man shows the way

India, Sept. 30 -- City sanitation planningprovidesa sound data base for practical decision-makingon city sanitation This is the second story in a three-part series of stories from impact workshop co... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 29, 2020)

India, Sept. 29 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Asbestos mines in Roro Hills HIL Ltd, in its repor... Read More


Coping with COVID-19 need not derail progress against rabies

India, Sept. 29 -- Rabies control efforts must innovate and adapt to protect the life-saving gains of the last century Before the emergence of the newest animal-borne disease, COVID-19 , the world wa... Read More


Coronavirus Update: Asia's growth will be lowest since 1967 due to COVID-19, says World Bank

India, Sept. 29 -- Up to 38 million people in the region will be pushed back into poverty, according to the Bank The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic will cause the slowest growth in Eas... Read More


Labour scarcity makes coffee plantation ecosystem in Western Ghats fragile: Study

India, Sept. 29 -- Rising labour costs, urbanisation and increased use of pesticides point to a growing conservation concern in the Ghats Agroforestry plantations in the Western Ghats, especially cof... Read More


An environment engineer shows how sanitation safety planning helped Kochi Municipal Corp

India, Sept. 29 -- Nearly 4.2 bln people do not have access to safe sanitation; sanitation safety planning is a risk-based technique that can help mitigate health risks This is the first in a three-p... Read More