Flash droughts: Why early-warning, mitigation techniques are needed
Flash droughts have severe impacts, occur when regular droughts rapidly intensify
Cross Hairs: Who gives and who receives?
Humanity will be at the receiving end of all its actions
To what extent does climate change affect food insecurity? What we found in Lesotho
The food security situation in Lesotho can be classified as precarious. The country produces only 30 per cent of maize, the main staple food, …
क्या सूखे को याद रख सकते हैं पेड़-पौधे, कैसे करते हैं वो इससे अपना बचाव
पौधों में न तो कोई मस्तिष्क और न ही किसी तरह की तंत्रिका कोशिकाएं होती हैं, फिर वो खुद को कैसे सूखे से बचाते ...
Maratha silent protests make noise for economic security, social justice
Reservation in government jobs and relief to drought-hit farmers are among the major demands of the Marathas
Why Zambia halts culling of hippos but South Africa goes for the kill?
While Zambia adopts a wait-and-watch policy on animal culling, South Africa plans to kill at least 100 hippos later this year
Flash droughts hit nearly 15% rice, maize areas in 1951-2018 monsoons: Study
At least 39 flash droughts occurred in 1951-2018; 82% occurred during the monsoon season, the study found
Climate change will pose greater threat to global security by 2030: Military experts
Forced displacement and scale of natural disasters is likely to increase by 2040, according to survey report
Study highlights dismal condition of women farmers
Women farmers, whose contribution to agriculture is equal or sometimes even more than their husbands, are often ignored
Marathwada floods: at least 12 killed; crops worth Rs 500 crore damaged
Floods affected 1,700 villages and also claimed lives of 183 animals
एक महीने पहले लग सकता है मानसून का सटीक अनुमान, होगा किसानों को फायदा
किसानों को समय से पहले मानसून संबंधी जानकारी प्रदान करने से उन्हें अप्रत्याशित भारी वर्षा या भयंकर सूखे से निपटने में मदद मिल सकती ...
गेहूं के भूसे से बनाया नया नष्ट होने वाला पोलीयूरीथेन फोम
गेहूं के कचरे से पॉलीओल्स प्राप्त किए जाते हैं, ये पॉलीओल्स उन प्रमुख यौगिकों में से एक हैं जो रासायनिक प्रतिक्रिया में एक अहम ...
Groundwater levels increase 12 feet in Bihar
Drought-prone Gaya district, which faced the worst water crisis in 2019, recorded the highest spike
Assamese villagers become trailblazers in adaptive agriculture
From seed banks to rainwater harvesting, one village on the Brahmaputra has spread innovative agriculture through the region – as farmers …
On the edge
By 2050, India will experience a temperature rise of 1-4°C and rainfall will increase by 9-16 per cent. This will have a detrimental effect …
African Drought Conference: leaders focus on risk mitigation measures
African countries were urged to move away from crisis management approach to risk management
El Niño has caused massive crop failure, reduced livestock and pushed millions of people in Ethiopia into food insecurity
Dehydrated state of America
As California enters the fourth year of the worst drought it has seen in over 1,200 years, Venkat Srinivasan travels through America's most …
Agriculture ministry set to get its disaster management plan soon: MHA official
The plan identifies 34 hazards that pose a risk to the agricultural sector and where timely interventions are needed, the official said
Extreme weather events increasing in intensity in Africa: Greenpeace report
Temperatures and extreme heat events are expected to increase across the continent
Over a million people affected by drought in Sri Lanka
With rain not expected for another two to three months, the government has warned that the situation may worsen
Is government manipulating agriculture data?
Government’s policy decisions and ground reports are in conflict with official data on sowing, production and agriculture insurance