Ocean acidification ‘changing’ marine biodiversity

Study sheds light on how excess carbon dioxide in oceans is affecting marine species and in …

‘A generic policy for Kumbh Melas would be a real act of faith’

Experts say such a policy would be wiser than artificially propping up dead …

Polluted surface and groundwater could cause a Cape Town-like situation

With there being a lack of proper implementation of water conservation measures and …

Hold public meeting in Polavaram affected areas: SC to Centre

The SC bench, led by Justice Madan B Lokur, also said the project will only move forward …

Dissolve Central Water Commission to save Ganga: Experts

The panel has its hands full, say activists at India River Week

Cities across India have started water rationing

The 2019 summer is going to be intensely water scarce as cities find themselves without …

India’s sanitation economy to double by 2021

It would be worth $62 billion in three years and the credit would go to Swachh Bharat …

Water level in major southern and western reservoirs at 50% of storage capacity

Central Water Commission officials say there is no cause for alarm

Groundwater exploitation linked to rise in India's carbon emissions: study

Billions of liters of groundwater pumped out contributes to carbon emissions in 2 ways - …

Will the inauguration of Ganga navigation destroy the river’s ecology?

Down To Earth talks to riverine experts on what could happen to the river’s flow, …

Kerala's Thrissur district is recharging 4.5 lakh wells

Inititated in 2008 to arrest fast depletion of groundwater, the community scheme received …

The river of Ayodhya is choking to death

Over 3 lakh diyas were lit on the Sarayu's banks on Diwali despite the fact that the river'…

Uttarakhand has failed to rejuvenate the Ganga through Namami Gange

New CAG report reveals that almost 26 million litres of untreated sewage still flows into …

80% of Ganga will be clean by March 2019: Gadkari

The government says it is trying to ensure devotees get a clean river during the upcoming …

Groundwater quality declines in Ernakulum due to coastal erosion: study

A study by JNU researchers shows that shoreline changes between 1971 and 2007 affected …

Sikkim best prepared to tackle drought, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh the least

All four districts of the northeastern state are resilient to drought, but that’s not …

CSIR develops technology for disinfecting water at Rs 2/litre

Science and Technology Minster Dr Harsh Vardhan said the domestic model can provide 10 …

India revives its largest test for uranium contamination in groundwater

India's most comprehensive study ever is important in the face of the Centre denying …

Ganga's minimum flow notification too vague to be implemented: Scientists

The Centre’s notification aims to ensure that the river has minimum required …

Ganga and the death of its crusader

Read Down To Earth’s upcoming issue for a detailed analysis of the current state of …

Ganga warrior GD Agarwal passes away after 111-day fast to save the river

Prophetically, Agarwal had told Down To Earth that he would die before Dussehra

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestlé worst plastic polluters in global cleanups, brand audits

Coca-Cola was the top polluter with Coke-branded plastic pollution found in 40 of the 42 …