Athar Parvaiz is an award-winning journalist based in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. He writes for a number of national and international publications and has extensively written on environment and climate change in recent years
Challenges galore for Monarch of the Glen: Hangul fawn-hind ratio touches lowest-ever level
The latest census also reveals that the stag-hind ratio is very poor for the embattled cervid species
Dog bites decrease in Srinagar but the fear remains
Though there has been a slight decrease in the incidents of dog-bites in recent years in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital, cynophobia …
Why Kashmir University should prefer footfalls over whizzing cars in its campus
The university recently declared a war on black carbon through a decision to ban fuel-burning vehicles in the campus. The decision has gone down …
Kashmir: Why the Hangul’s future still hangs in the balance?
As the state readies itself for results from this year’s census of the critically endangered deer species, Down To Earth looks at the …
Not only depletion, sparse data on Himalayan springs is also a big concern
Greater awareness, understanding and a national springs’ inventory can help achieve water security for the future
One more to go
There are no revenue records for a wetland in Srinagar. Is that why it is being encroached and constructed upon by the government?
Mountaineer, ecologist and now champion of women's rights
Harshwanti Bisht, who will receive the Edmund Hillary medal this month for conservation work around Gangotri, has set out on a new mission—…