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Simply Put: COVID-19 helpline

India, June 23 -- coronavirus novel coronavirus coronavirus in india coronavirus outbreak coronavirus update novel coronavirus in . coronavirus pandemic coronavirus lockdown covid-19 covid-19 outbreak... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (June 23, 2020)

India, June 23 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Home stays in Uttarakhand A report on home stays in... Read More


COVID-19: Link between migrants, development goals becomes more clear

India, June 23 -- The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic effects the unorganised work force the most: Research work, policy measures needed to quantify their socio-economic loss The novel ... Read More


Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture - by copying astronauts

India, June 23 -- Common poor desk posture is actually very similar to the posture astronauts adopt during spaceflight in zero-gravity Lockdown could be bad for your back. Thanks to measures to tackl... Read More


Ancient algae play a role in building a healthy marine ecosystem: Study

India, June 23 -- Climate change is a major reason for the development, according to study A study of a microscopic ancient marine algae (Coccolithophores) led by the National Centre for Polar and Oc... Read More


COVID-19 to push 360 mln children into poverty in South Asia: UNICEF

India, June 23 -- Around 917,000 children and mothers in South Asia may die in the next 12 months, with 881,000 deaths being of children under the age of five, according tothe report The South Asian ... Read More


Plants can absorb plastic as well, finds study

India, June 23 -- Plant accumulation of nanoplastics can have direct ecological effects and implications for agricultural sustainability and food safety, say researchers It's been long that plastic t... Read More


River pollution, conservation: UP's fishing community bears brunt

India, June 23 -- Regulations of industrial, municipal inflow in Ganga, at the centre of pollution mitigation policies, have dissociated rivers from riverine communities The quality of water in river... Read More


An open letter to forest denizens to avoid being roadkill

India, June 23 -- The hapless leopard, imprudent tiger, unreasonable tortoise, witless pangolin, incautious deer and the irrational elephant should just stop venturing out. Or learn a prayer or two D... Read More


Tree-planting campaigns can reduce, not improve biodiversity, shows study

India, June 23 -- Tree plantations can contradict the real purpose of planting trees, according to the study Poorly-designed and poorly-enforced campaigns to plant a large number of trees could backf... Read More