What makes nematodes so good at killing crop pests
A pecking order falls
The veil of civilisation and Hurricane Sandy
COVID-19, war and hunger: Yemen’s humanitarian crisis is becoming worse
Over 10 million are on the brink of famine; as many as 400,000 children are at the risk of dying, according to UN
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What does Boris Johnson’s plan to ban fuel-powered vehicles mean for UK
Several other countries may follow suit in the coming years to phase out petrol- and diesel-run vehicles
Half the world’s economic output comes from middle-income countries: UN report
Study said to be the most extensive effort to measure Purchasing Power Parities ever
The salt challenge
Its restriction in food can help India fight high BP
कॉप-26: जी20 देशों के 70% किशोरों ने जलवायु परिवर्तन पर चिंता जताई
यूएनडीपी और ऑक्सफोर्ड विश्वविद्यालय ने जलवायु परिवर्तन पर एक बड़ा जनमत (वोटिंग) सर्वेक्षण कराया
जलवायु परिवर्तन से अमेरिकी समाज भयभीत
अमेरिकी समाज के भय से निपटने के लिए वाइडन प्रशासन ने जलवायु परिवर्तन के असर को कम करने के लिए 23 संघीय एजेंसियों को ...
Clean, healthy and sustainable environment a universal right: UN Human Rights Council
UNEP executive director calls on UN member states to consider passing a resolution on right to a clean environment, on the lines of UN Human …
Economic price for neglecting mental health of children is $387.2 billion a year: UNICEF
More than 13% adolescents aged 10-19 live with a diagnosed mental disorder globally
Global emissions can decline 10% this decade if refineries clean up their act: Report
CO2 emissions from oil refineries were 1.3 Gt in 2018 and could reach up to 16.5 Gt from 2020 to 2030, if low carbon measures are not adopted
Is the development of green intellectual property paving the way to environmental sustainability in India?
About 13% of India’s high-value patents are related to green tech
महिलाओं की चिंता नहीं कर रही वैश्विक खाद्य प्रणाली, संयुक्त राष्ट्र की रिपोर्ट
सितंबर में होने वाले खा़द्य-प्रणाली सम्मेलन से पहले संयुक्त राष्ट्र ने चेतावनी दी कि शक्ति के असमान ढांचे को समावेशी निर्णय-प्रक्रिया में तब्दील करने ...
Pentagon report says UFOs can't be explained, and this admission is a big deal
The report does not, as many were hoping, conclude UFOs are alien spacecraft.
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Good health, reduction of poverty, hunger rated as today’s top priorities in Ipsos poll
Half of respondents said their government was not doing enough to achieve SDGs
UN praises Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik again for saving lives during Cyclone Yaas
The UN had earlier praised Naveen Patnaik after Cyclone Phailin had hit Odisha in 2013
Africa accounts for 80% of neglected displacement crises, says report
The Democratic Republic of Congo topped the list; an average of 6,000 people were forced out of their homes every day in 2020
Reduce human-caused methane emissions by 45% to avoid worst of climate change: UN
Urgent steps are needed to reduce human-caused methane emissions, according to a UNEP report
COVID-19 may already have killed 650,000 people in India through May 5: Report
Real death toll due to COVID-19 in India could be thrice the government figure, a new report has said
It will be months before there is consensus over COVID-19 vaccine patents: Experts
The United States has supported a temporary waiver on COVID-19 vaccine patents; but not all is hunky-dory, say experts
Joe Biden’s climate plan is investing too little in climate action
While the spending figure needs to be much higher, there is scope to keep up the pressure, both from domestic groups as well as international entities
The US just set ambitious offshore wind power targets: What will it take to meet them?
The Biden administration calculates that its new wind power goal would avoid 78 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, roughly equivalent to …
64 फीसदी ज्यादा घातक है यूके में मिला कोरोनावायरस बी.1.1.7
यूके में मिला कोरोनावायरस का नया वैरिएंट बी.1.1.7, पहले के वैरिएंट की तुलना में करीब 64 फीसदी ज्यादा जानलेवा है