Seabirds are eating plastic litter in our oceans—but not only where you'd expect

By 2050, 99% of the world's seabird species will be accidentally eating plastic, unless we take action to clean up the oceans

Missing pulse

Despite being a world leader in pulses production, India has been forced to import due to crop loss and seed deficit. The sharp rise in prices is only a symptom

Air ware

Despite lack of conclusive scientific evidence on their effectiveness, air purifiers have become a fixation for affluent households in India

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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

Back to toilet school

On August 15, the government announced it had achieved the target of building …

Governance matters

It is time we focused on strengthening the capacity of regulatory agencies

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Will India get freedom from open defecation?

Skyrocketing numbers on government websites project a doubtful picture of what has been achieved in one year. Read our Independence Day special

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