Reuters photo By Zeeshan A. Shah In March 2011 Japan was devastated by a deadly earthquake followed by a giant Tsunami that led to the deaths of over 6000 people. Six years after, the areas of Northern Japan bear witness to a wasteland inhabited by wild boars as human populations had vanished after the […]
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By Jose Kalathil River Narmada, also called Rewa, is the fifth largest river of the Indian subcontinent and the third largest in India with 130 kms after the Godavari and the Krishna.
Reuters photo By Cynthia M. Lardner The Trump administration’s promises to reform the Environmental Protection Agency, to scale back on environmental laws and regulations, and to exit the Paris Agreement on Climate Change omit any explanation of the legal processes involved.
AFP photo By Jose Kalathil The US-based Health Effect Institute (HEI) has said in a recently released study on the global burden of disease (GBD) that air pollution would claim more than 4.2 million early deaths. Of these, 1.1 million would be in India, which is more than a quarter of world deaths.
By Kaushik Acharya The Vedas are the first texts in the literature of the human race. They deal with knowledge, both physical and spiritual.
AP photo By Zeeshan A. Shah Most emerging nations carry additional environmental challenges, battling with the food, water and energy crisis also.
Banaras Khan/AFP By Zeeshan A. Shah Global Sea levels have been rising at an alarming rate this century. Since 1900, the recorded rise in sea levels has been documented at the rate of 0.6 inches per decade but post 1992, recorded levels have seen an increase to 1.2 inches per decade – a […]
By Joe Khamisi Less than one year from now Kenya will be exporting its first barrel of oil.
By Anant Mishra Introduction Almost 30 years ago, the concept of sustainable energy was still in its infancy, unexplored, undiscussed and relatively without a use. In other words, the concept of renewable energy received no attention from the political leaders or the policy makers then.
By Dhiraj Kumar Beniwal It has been three years since the deadliest natural calamity at Kedarnath Dham.Thousands of people died at Kedarnath on June 16,2013.
By Alpha Jallow Ministers from African countries North and South of the Sahara and their development partners are meeting in Dakar, Senegal, at a High-Level conference organized by the African Union to accelerate progress on the Great Green Wall – Africa’s largest rural development initiative.
By Olena Kagui “Entomophagy is an evolving term in need of review,” says Afton Marina Szasz Halloran, Ph.D Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Halloran calls for a change in the way we speak about edible insects and entomophagy.
By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache “We do have one Hippo. That is Sebastien. And he is now part of the staff.”