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video World AMR Awareness Week: How ethnoveterinary medicines combat antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) has been recognised as a ‘silent pandemic’ and is a global public health threat for humans and animals.  More and more antibiotics are becoming ineffective, and infectious diseases are becoming difficult to treat due to this phenomenon. On November 21, 2022, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Down To Earth magazine, released a special report to mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW November 18-24).

video COP27 Loss and Damage fund

Sharm-Al Sheikh has established a loss and damage fund!

video Mud buildings that use traditional knowledge and no cement are making a comeback

July 23, 2022 India has a rich tradition in mud architecture. Even today more than 65 million of about 118 million houses in the country are made of mud.

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At 27th climate conference in Egypt, developed world reluctantly agreed to a loss and damage fund for climate vulnerable countries, but fell short of commitments

WEATHER WARNING!
Issuing an alert on "Extreme Weather Events' with an explainer on their what, why, and how.

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Waste

CSE facilitates a solution to Agra's petha waste

Apart from Taj Mahal, it is “Agra Ka Petha” that identifies the iconic tourist destination to the whole world. The city was challenged to deal with the waste that was getting generated in the process of making the sweet delicacy. The City Government specifically requested the Centre for Science and Environment to study the situation and recommend solutions. CSE study revealed that about 130 petha making units were producing 17.8 tonne of petha waste which is nothing but the peels and unused pulps of raw petha that was finding its ways in dhalaos and storm water drainage system to cause problems.

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CSE instrumental in phasing out coal as fuel across NCR

The Commission For Air Quality Management (CAQM) notification takes on board the recommendations of the expert group and states categorically,"phase out use of coal as a fuel from the entire NCR in industrial

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CSE receives the ‘Gift of Trees’

CSE receives the ‘Gift of Trees’ as an appreciation for organising the National Annual Educators’ Conclave at AAETI, Nimli in September 2021.

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CSE works with EPA Ghana on Inspection and Audit manual

EPA Ghana has launched the Inspection and Audit manual which is collaboratively being prepared by CSE's Industrial Pollution team and EPA. This manual is a novel initiative from EPA towards