'We could discover new bird species in the eastern Himalayas'
Trevor Price has been studying birds in India since 1972, investigating breeding biology and bird distributions, especially in the Himalayas. He …
Fragrance of life
Rhododendrons are usually promoted as ornamentals. But, the plant provides a lifeline to an array of rich flora and fauna in Sikkim
Experts seek more protected areas in Sikkim
Sikkim harbours many endemic plant species and studies have predicted that about 17-18 per cent of endemic plants may get wiped out by 2050 …
A bigger, stronger earthquake is in the offing
New study reveals how small and medium earthquakes in turn trigger giant Himalayan earthquakes
Asia, Pacific consuming natural resources too fast
WWF-ADB report recommends green growth and protection of terrestrial and marine environments
When exactly did the tiger colonise the Indian subcontinent?
Down To Earth popped the question to geneticists, historians and experts on the cat superstar. Here is what we were able to deduce
Floods, earthquakes, landslides: Why Arunachal’s Etalin hydel project can be a worry
Formation of glacial lakes driven by climate change and sesimic risks pose threat to nature and life; project’s environmental …