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Over 60 environmental thinkers, campaigners, activists, journalists and academics from across India jointly released the 2021 State of India’s Environment report online. The SOE 2021 is the annual publication of the Down To Earth (DTE) magazine.
From heat-resistant crops to insurance that helps nations rebuild after a disaster, efforts to adapt to growing climate risks are taking root in Africa — but the work is too slow and is now threatened by COVID-19, African leaders warned.
It’s now established that one of the triggers of the Syrian conflict is related to the scarcity of natural resources, primarily pastoral land. New research demonstrates similar factors playing out across the Levant – covering Jordan,
How many of us know that what we eat is contributing to climate change. And that our love for steaks and burgers is driving the environment crazy. Should we not change our eating pattern, global warming will eventually leave us hungry (“Countries should ensure sustainable land use”, Aug. 8, Gulf Today). That is shocking. I too was taken aback
Laying the foundation for the next 50 years may seem like a daunting task at first sight, but it is not a goal that is impossible to achieve and the Rulers know that full well. In fact, the word impossible does not exist in the UAE dictionary.
President Joe Biden hosted a summit meeting on Friday that could turn out to be a watershed — but if you weren’t watching, you might have missed it.
Come visit the Maldives, its president entreated the world at this year’s United Nations General Assembly, moments before switching to an impassioned plea for help combating climate change.
Two more beaches in India have been accorded the coveted international eco-label ‘Blue Flag’ — Kovalam in Tamil Nadu and Eden in Puducherry — taking the total number of such beaches in the country to 10, the Indian Environment Ministry said last week.