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Community-based natural farming outshines other farming practices in Andhra Pradesh
Community-based natural farming offers superior benefits in terms of higher yields, crop diversity and income for farmers.
The sounds of restoration: bioacoustics in Kanha
Recording and monitoring bird calls to map soundscapes after a restoration project can help detect changes in the health of a forest.
Flooding caused the greatest economic damages in Asia in 2022, says WMO report
India suffered the third highest losses in the region on account of flooding, amounting to over $4.2 billion.
The silent trade of elusive small cats in Mizoram
Northeast India is seeing an uptick in the wildlife trade of smaller felid species.
Biological Diversity Bill, which facilitates commercial use of traditional resources, passed in Lok Sabha
The Bill exempts practitioners of Indian traditional medicine systems from access benefit sharing.
As e-mobility gains traction, what’s in store for the friendly neighbourhood mechanic?
The conventional fuel-based vehicle market will continue to grow at least for another decade with few job losses, say experts.
Improved tiger numbers come with some hidden messages: Manage invasive species, habitat connectivity
Out of approximately 5,83,278 square km of forests in the tiger states, only one-third are in relatively healthy condition.
Promised rehabilitation eludes residents living near one of India’s earliest coal mines
Three years after the land subsidence incidents, there has been no rehabilitation efforts for those affected in Harishpur.
Gujarat’s indigenous Patanwadi wool and sheep, on a steady fall
There is a sharp decline in demand for indigenous Patanwadi wool, affecting sheep breeders, herders and weavers.