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Eco-sensitive regions could see flurry of construction activity as draft CRZ notification suggests

The new notification allows construction of hotels and beach resorts within 50 metres of the shorelines

Plastic-eating bacteria won't check plastic waste, reducing our consumption will

New discoveries and improvements of plastic eating bacteria notwithstanding, humans cannot ignore their consumption choices

Global body comes into action to map geopolitical impact of renewables

Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation will analyse potential effects of a renewables-based energy system on national and global politics

889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?

Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue

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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

Too cold for comfort!

Managing our cooling and heating needs would go a long way to reduce electricity …

The craft of corrupt science

If there is evidence of toxicity in Monsanto’s glyphosate, then why are …

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मानवीय गतिविधियों से घुला गंगा में जहर

भारतीय वैज्ञानिकों ने एक अध्ययन में पाया है कि नदी के तलछट में मौजूद सूक्ष्मजीवों की एंजाइम क्रियाएं गंगा में भारी धातुओं के प्रदूषण का पता लगाने में मददगार हो सकती हैं। 

गंभीर खतरा, सुस्त रवैया

चरम मौसमी घटनाओं के मामले में, भारत दुिनया का छठा जोखिम भरा देश है लेकिन क्या राज्यों के क्लाइमेट एक्शन प्लान इनसे निपटने में सक्षम हैं?

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