In a first-of-a-kind study, pesticide residue detected in urine samples of children in Hyderabad

The level of pesticide is much higher among 11-15-year-old girls as compared to boys in the same age group

Dolphin population declines in India’s only dolphin sanctuary

Dredging, freight transport, pollution, and a lack of management plan leaves India’s only dolphin sanctuary under threat, and a drop in numbers has experts worried

Indigenous peoples are crucial for conservation – a quarter of all land is in their hands

Land owned or managed by indigenous people is valuable for conservation. About 65% of indigenous lands have not been intensively developed, compared with 44% of other lands

Govt's share of spending on nutrition, public health reduces in the last four years

Even the outstanding liabilities of states have been growing at double digits

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Our Agenda for survival EP2: Rethinking comfort: We should not make air-conditioners a status symbol

Managing our cooling and heating demands critical to environmental sustainability. Are we doing it right?

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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

Balancing trade wars

Livelihood opportunities should take precedence in global trade talks as it is …

Every drop matters

If water efficiency is the agenda for agriculture, then water recycling has to …

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