Bread makers’ body withdraws potassium bromate; CSE welcomes move

A CSE study found 84 per cent of bread samples in Delhi to contain potassium bromate and/or potassium iodate, two food that may have adverse health effects

Bonn climate talks end without creating any key deliverables

Divide between developed and developing countries witnessed over interpretation of provisions contained in the Paris Agreement  

Book on pulses takes readers on amazing journey across varied cultures

Pulses are packed with proteins–double than that found in wheat and three times than that in rice

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A bite of cancer?

A CSE study has found residues of potassium bromate and/or iodate in many types of bread. The additives have been banned by many countries for their potentially adverse health effects

Dousing flames

The Uttarakhand forest fires that lasted for over 100 days should come as a warning to the rest of India since half of its forests are vulnerable to fire

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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

Drought but why

It is time we understood that since drought is human-made it can be reversed

How to reinvent the sanitation wheel

The city “shit-flow” diagram shows that the situation is grim as all …

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NGT halts construction on wetland between Bengaluru lakes

The construction projects violated the Master Plan of 2015 as well as environmental guidelines

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  • Cultural calling
  • Cultural calling

    Henrich attempts a thrilling adventure in the fierce interplay between genes and culture in human evolution

  • Henrich, an evolutionary biologist at Harvard University, defends his hypothesis by asking fundamental question: what makes us smart or unique? "

    -----------Rakesh Kalshian

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