Sustaining Food Production under Environmental Stress

Sustaining Food Production under Environmental Stress: Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh addressed the India-UK meet on “Sustaining Food Production under Environmental Stress” through virtual mode. The Workshop is being organized jointly by National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali, an institute under Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and University of Birmingham, UK and supported by […]

Segregation of Domestic Hazardous Waste

Domestic Hazardous Waste: Segregation of domestic hazardous waste remains a distant dream for most Indian cities in absence of robust framework and infrastructure. Indore is the only city in the country that safely handles its domestic hazardous waste. Domestic Hazardous Waste is any chemical or product that can cause serious illness or pose an environmental […]

Sixth Mass Extinction: New Research

Sixth Mass Extinction: The ongoing sixth mass extinction may be one of the most serious environmental threats to the persistence of civilisation, according to new research. Earth was once home to two million known species. According to the study, however, since 1500, as many as 7.5%-13% of these species may have been lost. That numbers […]

Vehicular Emissions In India

Vehicular Emissions In India: The annual car sales in India are projected to increase from the current 3.5 million to about 10.5 million — a three times increase — by 2030, which will increase exposure to vehicular exhaust emissions. India is the fifth-largest global car manufacturer with one of the highest compound annual growth rates […]