Zero draft of post-2020 biodiversity framework flags rapid decline
People's participation to preserve biodiversity, says UNEP chief at Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals CoP
Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report
The findings of the first-ever Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services are important in the light of the ongoing Supreme …
Fishing and coral reef degradation threaten parrotfish in Andaman
New study says presence of a protected area, live coral and algal cover, significantly influences distribution and abundance of the specie
Forests are critical resources in halting poverty
Forests play a vital role in securing rural livelihoods through generating income in the form of goods and environmental services
Is TISA undermining the Paris climate deal?
A global trade deal could threaten the goal of reducing CO2 levels, leaked documents show
A complement, not a substitute
Cash transfer is effective only if basic services are in place
Brazilian lessons for Modi
Dilma Rousseff's re-election as president is a lesson on facing development challenges in an unequal economy
GST of 18% on tendu leaves: how it will impact tribals
Many tribals in central India depend of tendu leaf collection for subsistence
As wetlands in Kenya dry up, locals opt for alternative livelihood options
Under Ramsar Convention, Kenya is obligated to ensure wise use of wetlands by including wetland conservation considerations in national …
India’s mysterious diseases: ‘We need a public health system’
Human health management is dismally low in India, says T Jacob John, virologist and former professor at Christian Medical College, Vellore
Union Budget 2022-23: What India really needs
The consensus among economists and experts: The large but voiceless vulnerable sections need government protection and they need it now.
Fixing severe child malnutrition: Views from Amravati’s Dharni
Between May 2020 and May 2021, the infant mortality rate in Dharni block was 37.28%; maternal mortality rate was 3.25%
Healthy local menu for moms-to-be in Bihar
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programme starts new initiative to fight malnutrition
How much should a person consume?
Book>> How Much Should A Person Consume, Thinking Through The Environment by Ramachandra Guha Permanent Black New Delhi, 2006
IPBES9 assessment reports: Conservation vs use vs sustainable use?
Global body grapples with the question of how biodiversity can be used sustainably and ensuring social justice
World Health Assembly to adopt resolution to strengthen preparedness for health emergencies
The resolution urges WHO members to increase domestic investment and ensure public funding for health emergency preparedness
How will climate change affect carbon sequestered in tropical forests?
New study emphasises not just species diversity but also geodiversity
Activists reject Parliament panels's food security bill recommendations
Demand comprehensive legislation for food security and nutrition of all, including vulnerable groups
SC issues notices to Centre, states to check illegal sand mining
National Legal Services Authority, the petitioner, says rampant sand mining is devastating rivers in the absence of guidelines
A tab on wishlist
As firms explore applications for Indian consumers, the country is set to drive budget tablet market
Should NABARD regulate micro-finance?
How a restoration project in Karnataka is helping revive ecology, community livelihood
Restoration projects can set in motion a virtuous cycle of livelihoods, biodiversity and native knowledge
UN considers payments for forest ecosystem services
This will help create sustainable livelihoods and resilient ecosystems, says a report by three UN agencies
Failure to use funds behind Gujarat’s child malnutrition problem
Gujarat fails to use funds for mother, child nutrition