An expert committee has proposed to regulate the overuse of water in agriculture by registration of inventories for borewells across the country
Chilika is the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second biggest in the world. Spanning of 1,100 square kilometers, this lake sustains 500 species of flora and fauna along with 200 fish species.
When summer is at its peak, Delhi recorded its hottest June day on the 10th at 48°C. Rajasthan's Dholpur witnessed the highest temperature of the season with 51C.
Even though this biodiversity crisis is humanity’s fault, there is still time to save the Earth if governments, companies and individuals take action
The idea behind the Chipko movement originated in early 1970s from Mandal, a village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Forty-three years later, Down To Earth travelled to Chamoli and Tehri Garhwal
India wants to add 100 GW of capacity by 2022. But according to a new report by global analytics firm CRISIL, it will only manage 60 GW by 2022.
The desert, to many, is a vast, arid wasteland which most of the time, is life-threatening – in fact, the Hindi word marubhoomi or marusthal (deriving from Sanskrit) reminds us of mortality.