Onboard the FlipFlopi: A boat made of used plastic
A traditional dhow made of trash, collected from beaches and towns in Kenya, is set …
In photos, the cost of a natural disaster
A new report by reinsurance giant Munich Re reveals that natural disasters caused global economic damage upto $160 billion in 2018. As per the report, around 10,400 people lost their lives in 2018 due to natural disasters. It says that 29 natural disasters in 2018 caused more than $1 billion in damage each.
Fault lines in expressway
To assess the extent of the ecological damage that construction activity is causing, Down To Earth travelled 250 km on the Char Dham Mahamarg from Rishikesh to Gangotri. The evidence is apparent from Muni Ki Reti itself, the traditional gateway to the Char Dham pilgrimage. Photographs by Vikas Choudhary
Down To Earth makes debut at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017
Down To Earth released its annual report on India's State of Environment 2017 at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017. It was followed by a riveting session by Sunita Narain on 'Deglobalisation in the time of Climate Change'