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Union Budget 2019-20 full coverage: Grey areas for blue skies, green goals
All of Down To Earth’s coverage on how this year’s Budget impacts India’s economic health is right here
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Before monsoon could arrive, the country recorded high temperatures and the sun was brutal to all, but the poor suffered more than ...
Will 5G slip through the net or cast it wide?
As the Centre plans a Rs 6-lakh crore spectrum auction to make the introduction of 5G affordable, experts and ...
All we know about this year’s monsoon
Researchers and experts have been talking about monsoon, its impact on agriculture and how cities are not prepared to ...
Full coverage: Green agenda for the new govt
Here is what environmentalists and experts expect from the new regime
The sugarcane story: Not at all short and sweet
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India Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of April
Every Sunday Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of Indian ecology, botany and zoology. ...
Cyclone Fani: The tale of a weird storm
Here is our entire coverage on the cyclonic storm that barrelled through Odisha on May 3, 2019
All about the first-ever global assessment on biodiversity
Down To Earth followed the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ from when it was a draft ...
Court digest: Major environment hearings in April
While every week, Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, high courts ...
Indian Forest Act: What the proposed amendment entails
The government is all set to amend the colonial Indian Forest Act, and make it more biased against forest ...
Rakesh Sharma on space exploration and technology
Wing Commander (retired) Rakesh Sharma recently completed 35 years of being the first Indian to have ever set foot ...
Proposed amendment to Indian Forest Act would deepen injustice
It will change the fundamentals of community-driven forest governance that has taken roots in the past decades
Aravallis: How mining wreaked havoc on the mountain range
Here’s all about how humans ravaged the 2.5 billion years old mountain range in just 40 years
Heat wave: Phenomenon, predictions and precautions
From what the IMD has to say, to areas that are already under the extreme weather event’s grip, here’s ...
General Elections: All you need to know to be an environmentally informed voter
As India goes to polls, here’s all the knowledge you need about environment and development to make an informed ...
Court digest: Major environment hearings in March
What’s the whole talk about doubling farmers’ income?
As the Bharatiya Janata Party promises this in its 2019 election manifesto, it’s imperative to know how doable is ...
All you need to know about Fall Armyworm attack on India, Africa
Here’s a round-up of what’s being touted as the biggest ever pest attack
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Do you know that a normal monsoon doesn’t mean no drought and the same districts are parched every year. ...