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Sep 1-15, 2009

Cover Story

Monsoon this year has failed most of India, causing drought in even well-irrigated and rainfed areas. Ravleen Kaur reports how our food preferences are making us vulnerable to drought

Editor's page

It was in early 2008 that my colleagues at the Centre for Science and Environment had tested household paints for lead content. The issue was not new. Lead in paints had been widely indicted across the world for being a silent poison--particularly when used on walls and items that children would lick or chew.

A LOT of people who write on ecology do so with an unsaid assumption. That people in the past lived in sync with nature till industrialization and modernity disrupted this harmony. Some people--condescendingly called the pre-moderns--seem to work far better with nature than those versed in modern disciplines. Their wisdom respects nature as a provider and a healer

Interview

Michael Antoniou teaches Molecular Genetics at King's College, London. In his spare time, he likes to help non-profits with information on the science of genetically...

Feature

The Mayans penchant for building places of worship brought their downfall

Leader

A LOT of people who write on ecology do so with an unsaid assumption. That people in the past lived in sync with nature till industrialization and modernity disrupted this harmony. Some people--condescendingly called the pre-moderns--seem to work far better with nature than those versed in modern disciplines. Their wisdom respects nature as a provider and a healer

Review

Book>>Waste Uncovering the Global Food Scandal by Tristram Stuart Penguin UK Indian price Rs 450

Producing food simply to dump it is a waste of land, water, energy required for growing, processing and transporting it. Tristram Stuart,author of the recently published book, Waste, Uncovering the Food Scandal, shows how the way we live has created a global food crisis and how simple it would be to fix it. Kaushik Das Gupta spoke to him over phone. Excerpts

Letters

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