Cities journey beyond ODF: India moves to sustainable sanitation for all
Indian cities are currently plagued by multiple challenges to water, sanitation and hygiene. At present, 163 million people do not have …
COVID-19 warriors: How Synergy Sansthan has been dispelling myths
A non-profit in Madhya Pradesh is helping tribal people fight COVID-19
उत्तराखंड: कोरोना काल में भी इस भुतहा गांव में नहीं लौटे लोग
2011 की जनगणना के मुताबिक गांव में 32 लोग थे, लेकिन 2018 आते-आते पूरा गांव खाली हो गया
Book Digest: Tracking COVID-19 lockdown, climate crisis impact on young people and more
From stories of climate crisis to new sustainable water management practices, DTE tracks contemporary books on environment and development from …
कोरोना से ठीक होने वालों में हृदय रोग का खतरा: अध्ययन
कोविड -19 की बीमारी से ठीक होने के लंबे समय के बाद ऑर्गन में खराबी जैसे परिणाम सामने आ रहे हैं लेकिन इस पर विस्तृत ...
How MGNREGA helps revive village infra, increase employment in Haryana
Villagers gain employment through the job guarantee scheme, used as a means to revive rural infrastructure like reservoirs, cattle sheds
Does coronavirus linger in the body? What we know about how viruses in general hang on in the brain and testicles
The mounting evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 can infect immune privileged sites and, from there, result in chronic persistent — …
Coronavirus update: India adds more than 50,000 cases for first time
Third ‘unlock’ phase guidelines issued to relax restrictions from the nationwide lockdown, large public gatherings remain banned
COVID-19: Augmenting farmer access to long-term credit
Failing to protect farmers amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic can worsen India’s agrarian distress.
Towards sustainable marine fisheries value chain: Reflections amid COVID-19 crisis
A behavioural nudge to promote sustainable fisheries, community mobilisation can go a long way for the sector in post-COVID-19 era and beyond
COVID-19 lockdown highlights India’s great digital divide
Despite the rise in wireless users in recent years, urban and rural India are miles apart in their online presence
How far is India from community transmission of COVID-19?
It is high time the government recognises the perils of not timely identifying community transmission and acting accordingly
Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance: A strong EC Act is still needed
The ordinance does not expressly define ‘extraordinary circumstances’: Such legislative ambiguity makes one question the entire …
The IMF’s $4 bln loan for South Africa: The pros, cons and potential pitfalls
The most important benefit is that South Africa is getting $4.2 billion at about 1.1 per cent interest. This is a very cheap source of funds
Wildlife during a pandemic: The other side of the coin
Instances of wild animals entering urban landscapes were reported the world over. But was everything about the lockdown hunky-dory for them?
Coronavirus update: India adds more than 47,000 cases
Chinese doctor alleges authorities covered up the initial scale of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan
COVID-19: A well-functioning healthcare system is the need of the hour
India needs to revisit the past, think twice about healthcare conditions and fill the gaps to combat the present crisis
COVID-19: 10,000 health workers infected in Africa, says WHO
South Africa, one of the five countries most affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, accounted for 35 per cent of the …
Simply put: Cow in time of COVID-19
It’s easy to judge. But some people really can’t wear a mask
While we all adjust to wearing masks in public, it is important we try to assume as little as possible about others based on whether they’…
India’s mysterious diseases: What is NCDC doing?
There is enough evidence to show that National Centre for Disease Control on diseases is not equipped to deal with the country’s …
India’s mysterious diseases: Why are they happening?
The Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme is not working as it was conceptualised, say experts
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (July 20-24, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week
Book Digest: Tracing world order from 2008 financial crisis to COVID-19, Shaheen Bagh and more
From stories of climate crisis to women-led movement for equal rights, DTE tracks new, contemporary books on environment and development from …
Coronavirus lockdown reduced seismic activity around the world — new study
These changes correlated with independent estimates of the reduction in human activity