A village island in Kerala is about to vanish

10 of the 13 wards in the village are partly submerged and life gets difficult by the day

Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters?

Communities are increasingly keeping climate change in mind as they plan roads, sewers and energy grids for the future

Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees: really hard, but not impossible

It's still possible to hit the more ambitious of the two Paris global warming goals, according to a new estimate of global carbon budget

How accurate are government’s claims on forest rights in Odisha

A review by the Centre recently found Odisha to be the best performing state in forest rights implementation   

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Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

Old answers for ‘new’ monsoon

Mitigating floods and droughts has only one answer: obsessive attention to …

Waste not the dissent

For so long we have used backyards of our cities as dumping grounds, but people …

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कंकाल आगे भी मिलते रहेंगे

किसी को नहीं पता कि आपदा के वक्त वास्तव में कितने लोग केदारघाटी, बदरीनाथ और हेमकुंड साहिब के रास्तों पर थे।

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'Biotechnology does not mean only GM crops'

Rajeev Varshney ,Global research programme director, genetic gains, ICRISAT. He is also a Winthrop research professor at the University of Western Australia and has 15 years research experience in international agriculture

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  • Wildlife homicide
  • Wildlife homicide

    The book lays bare wildlife mismanagement and chronicles the demise of nature in the world's most biodiverse country

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