About the book Lifestyle diseases or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for more than 61 per cent of all deaths in India.
Launch meeting and workshop held in Addis Ababa brings together 22 African journalists from 12 countries; addresses problems, challenges and opportunities in reporting on agriculture and climate change.
In a rare coming together to mark 25 years of Down To Earth magazine, Manganiar folk musicians from western Rajasthan chime in with India’s top monsoon scientist and Sunita Narain to talk about rains
Says Sunita Narain, whose new book Why I Should Be Tolerant will be released in Delhi on the eve of World Environment Day
A comprehensive analysis of India’s growing agrarian crisis done by Down To Earth, the New Delhi-based science and environment fortnightly
Health enthusiasts living near freeways should minimize their outdoor exercise timings during the early morning hours; they should also keep their windows closed through the night.
Farmers concoct pesticides out of colas
Three years have passed since the day we released our first study on pesticides. The government reduced excise duty on soft drinks in this year's budget.
Bhola Singh is dead...
Which cooking oil is best for us? Why do I ask? Are we not bombarded with advertising messages telling us there is a healthy oil that is good for the heart? They talk of monounsaturated fatty acids (mufa), and polyunsaturated fatty acids (pufa) and of course, catch-us-words like omega properties.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued an advisory in the last week of September stating that no antibiotics and pesticide residues are allowed in honey.