More than 70,000 square kilometres of marsh and forest land have burnt in the Pantanal in the last three years. This equals about 4 million football fields.
On July 1, 2021, Delhi experienced a heatwave, when the maximum temperature rose to 43.5°C. At the same time, Ganganagar, in west Rajasthan, reported India's highest temperature of 44.5°C. Some pockets of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, north Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh still continue to face heat wave conditions.
Did you know that the humble ceiling fan is the best defense against the sweltering heat that has swept across the country? When we feel hot our first reaction is to turn the air conditioner on.
The harpy eagle is unable to feed its young due to the deforestation of the Amazon, says a new study. The study was conducted by a team of conservation biologists from the University of East Anglia, UK.
Down to Earth is Science and Environment fortnightly published by the Society for Environmental Communication, New Delhi.
Climate change has made the Indian Ocean more unpredictable than ever. On one hand, there are more cyclones emerging out of this ocean,
Farmer protests in India have registered an almost five-fold increase since 2017, says the Centre for Science and Environment.