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     1  ~ 2014 sep 19down to earthDown To Earth | Latest news, opinion, analysis on environment and Down To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India and south Asia. Follow us for information on water, waste, ... ‎Archives - ‎Subscription - ‎Science & Technology - ‎News
     1  ~ 2014 sep 18global warming sea levels montrealGlobal warming and sea level rise | Down To EarthThis change may be the first sign of the effect of global warming on sea level . Global warming , it is predicted, will cause significant rises in sea level in the 21st  ...
     1  +2 2014 aug 20green benches in india' Green ' benches | Down To Earth35 per cent of Nigeria fast turning into desert, admits government · India researchers ... of the Chennai High Court to constitute a special green bench to deal with ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 14mundra port shortcomingsPublic hearing exposes shortcomings in Adani's proposed ship The public hearing for Adani's ship-breaking facility near Mundra West Port in Gujarat's Kuchchh district ended without the company being able ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 28down to earth magazineDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from
     2  ~ 2014 sep 17hsidcHaryana State Industrial Development Corporation ( HSIDC ) | Down Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation ( HSIDC ). Home » Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation ( HSIDC ) ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 06kunds in rajasthanRajasthan's <i> kund </i>s get undesirable makeover | Down To EarthIn Churu, as well as in other areas of Rajasthan such as Bikaner and Sikar, people harvest rainwater in kunds dome shaped structures over an ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 06down archivesArchives | Down To EarthDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India and south Asia. Follow us for information on water, waste, ... ‎2006 - ‎2003 - ‎2005 - ‎2013
     2  +8 2014 jul 17gando bawal scientific nameAn army of mad trees | Down To EarthA camel stands amids the grass (Credit: Asad R Rahmani) scientists call ... The people of Kutch in Gujarat call it the gando bawal (the mad tree).
     3  +6 2014 oct 03eia consultant in chennaiEIAs by registered consultants only | Down To Earth“It was felt that the time given to consultant organisations to upgrade their ... of Huber Enviro Care System, an EIA consultant firm in Chennai .
     3  +2 2014 sep 14hivre bazar orgHiware Bazar - A village with 54 millionaires | Down To EarthHiware Bazar , a village in Maharashtra's drought-prone Ahmednagar district, was sliding into an abyss after degrading its environment. But in ...
     3  +98 2014 sep 13non agricultural land maharashtraMaharashtra eases procedures for conversion of land in urban areasA state Cabinet decision on Wednesday scrapped the complicated procedure for conversion to non - agricultural (NA) land , which required the ...
     3  +6 2014 sep 02telangana villages photosTelangana fallout: Scrap Polavaram, demand project-affected tribals image . Iraq one among many nations facing food insecurity .... The Andhra Pradesh government had identified a few villages to rehabilitate the ...
     3  -1 2014 jul 22jagdish kiswan director genralJagdish Kishwan | Down To EarthJagdish Kishwan , additional director general (wildlife) at the Ministry of Environment and Forest, explains why REDD + is a "win-win" proposal.
     4  ~ 2014 oct 01power atorney in andhrabuzzThe truth about solar mission | Down To EarthLANCO has also been given a wide power of attorney by these .....
     4  -1 2014 jul 30polluted water rihand reservoirSingrauli pollution a matter of serious concern, admits high power Disposal of fly ash slurry in the Rihand reservoir was also a serious ... ash slurry in Rihand reservoir or any other water courses, installation of ...
     5  ~ 2014 sep 29people's science institute dehradunRavi Chopra of Dehradun -based advocacy group People's Science Ravi Chopra of Dehradun -based advocacy group People's Science Institute . Home » Ravi Chopra of Dehradun -based advocacy group ...
     5  +2 2014 sep 18mihan downMIHAN SEZ, a failure? | Down To EarthIn a shocking admission of failure, the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), the body in charge of the MIHAN Special ...
     5  +96 2014 sep 11down archiveDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India ... ARCHIVE » ... Sunita Narain · Down To Earth. Archives .
     5  ~ 2014 aug 30himalayan earthquake sikkimSikkim earthquake was unusual for Himalaya | Down To EarthA major earthquake , measuring 6.9 on the Ritcher scale, rocked Sikkim and parts of Nepal and Tibet in the Himalaya on Sunday. The death toll ...
     5  -1 2014 aug 23shoreline island resort alappuzhaDemolition orders for Banyan Tree luxury resort | Down To EarthThe project was to construct a seven star resort in the island , which would be
     5  +96 2014 aug 13bpl in indiaRs 27 per day: India's new rural poverty line | Down To EarthBPL : a difficult line to draw ... and Uttar Pradesh – account for 61 per cent of India's total poor. These states traditionally host India's poorest.
     5  +96 2014 jul 30least air pollution indiaWHO estimate on air pollution shows Indian cities are death traps Measurement of fine particulate matter of 2.5 micrometre or less in diameter ... Report: National ambient air quality status & trends in India 2010.
     5  +31 2014 jul 27bauxite companies pollutes vizagMoEF panel favours bauxite mining in Vizag tribal area | Down To Beijing closes its polluting power plant · Probe launched into 'contaminated' poultry ... MoEF panel favours bauxite mining in Vizag tribal area.
     6  +4 2014 sep 23respicare bacfoRight medicine? | Down To EarthBacfo Pharmaceuticals (India) Limited, a New Delhi-based company, claims its medicine, Respicare , will provide relief to asthma patients.
     6  -3 2014 aug 13what is bambooIs bamboo a tree or a grass? | Down To EarthIf bamboo is a tree or timber, it belongs to the forest department and can be auctioned to the paper and pulp industry, often at throwaway rates.
     6  +6 2014 aug 05olive cultivation in indiaRajasthan's olive dream | Down To EarthShe approached the Indian Council for Agricultural Research, but was ... The result was the Rajasthan Olive Cultivation Limited (ROCL), which ...
     6  ~ 2014 aug 03powan urja plant informationFarmers move court against Gorakhpur nuclear power plant in Follow us for information on water, waste, climate change and energy among other topics.
     6  -1 2014 jul 25project land in delhiStop forceful land acquisition for Delhi -Mumbai industrial corridor Stop forceful land acquisition for Delhi -Mumbai industrial corridor project , say farmers of Raigad. 0 Comments. Author(s): Akshay Deshmane ...
     6  +6 2014 jul 19hdi for indiaIndia still scores low in human development in UNDP report | Down Over the past three decades, India has made good progress on the human development index ( HDI ), says the Human Development Report ...
     7  -1 2014 jul 26forest survey of indiaForest survey of India | Down To EarthAccording to the India State of Forest Report, 2011, released by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) on February 7, the total forest cover in the country is now at 6 ...
     7  +2 2014 jul 18nokia recycle indiaE-waste management: Nokia sets example | Down To EarthNokia began its e-waste management campaign in 2008 when ... “In India people recycle or give away their unused items only if they get ...
     8  ~ 2014 oct 02rural business hubs schemeRural business hubs in India gear up for 846 products | Down To Earth846 products slated for rural business hubs ... Launched in 2004, the scheme aims to upgrade and encourage skills and products made by ...
     8  ~ 2014 sep 14sue badyariSue Badyari -CEO of World Expeditions | Down To EarthWhen Edmund Hillary signed up for the expedition to Mount Everest, he he may have had no idea he would end up building a slew of schools, ...
     8  +93 2014 sep 12mulaperiyar issue supreme courtSupreme Court allows raising water level in Mullaperiyar dam India Environment Portal. Judgement: Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding water level of Mullaperiyar dam , 07/05/2014.
     8  -6 2014 aug 30kerala vanila stiksKerala farmers grow vanilla for profit | Down To EarthThampi Thomas, an advocate-turned-planter of Kolenchery in south Kerala , sold raw vanilla beans for Rs 500 per kilogramme (kg) in 1999.
     8  ~ 2014 aug 29bhopal gas tragedy picturesBhopal gas tragedy - Photo Gallery | Down To EarthHome » Photo Gallery » Bhopal gas tragedy . Bhopal gas tragedy . Toxic Legacy ... The scale of toxins spread cannot be attributed to the gas leak alone. It betrays  ...
     8  +2 2014 aug 27opinion about corruptionPublic opinion on corruption worsening in South Asia: survey | Down The findings are part of the Global Corruption Barometer 2013, a public opinion survey by Transparency International, in which at least 114,000 ...
     8  ~ 2014 aug 15e environment magazineDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India and south Asia. Follow us for ... E - magazine · See archives
     8  +22 2014 aug 09olives in indiaAn expensive project to grow imported olive trees is not yielding ... She approached the Indian Council for Agricultural Research, but was ...
     8  +11 2014 jul 20pune nuclear mishapHow vulnerable are India's nuclear power plants to disaster | Down Nuclear power plants in risk-prone areas (Source: India Meteorological Department Nuclear Power
     9  +83 2014 sep 13form 32FORM 32 - Down To EarthFORM 32 . Particulars of appointment of Managing Director, directors, manager and secretary and the changes among them or consent of candidate to act as a.
     9  ~ 2014 aug 27children and wildlife studyWildlife decline causes human trafficking, child slavery: study | Down Decline in wildlife is driving child slavery and human trafficking, says a new study . This is also proliferating conflicts and organised crimes.
     9  -1 2014 aug 27polavaram project detailsWhy Polavaram is a pointless project | Down To EarthThe Polavaram Project Environmental Impact Appraisal Report of 1985 ..... to be built has a minimal effect of silting, see the project details .
     9  -3 2014 aug 25vanilla cultivation indiaGrowing vanilla may become a riskier proposition, too, what with the ... "In fact, India could be a major global producer of vanilla by 2007," he ...
     9  -4 2014 aug 24kawal wild lifeKawal sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh declared tiger reserve | Down Ignoring strong protests from adivasi communities, the Andhra Pradesh government has issued an order declaring the Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary ...
     9  ~ 2014 jul 22maha dalit vikasMahadalit Vikas Scheme | Down To EarthFOLLOW US ON. FACEBOOK. Sunita Narain · Down To Earth. Mahadalit Vikas Scheme. Home » Mahadalit Vikas Scheme ...
     9  ~ 2014 jul 20pesticides in keralaPesticide ban lands Kerala in court | Down To EarthCardamom planters, pesticide makers against the ban. CARDAMOM Planters Marketing Co-operative Society in Kerala has appealed to the ...
     10  +91 2014 oct 03white cement on terraceA cool idea | Down To EarthAlmost all the houses in Jaisalmer have their rooftops painted white . .... Now a days,one can get white coloured cement paints in the market ... We are planning to make fix solar water heating panel as a canopy on our terrace .
     10  +91 2014 sep 26lease  cmGoa chief minister orders resumption of mining in 27 lease areas Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced in the state Legislative Assembly earlier this week that at least 27 iron ore mining leases , ...
     10  +4 2014 sep 14mahua fruitButter fruit | Down To EarthElderly people are particularly fond of mahua fruit because of its health benefits. They believe the fruit and the oil extracted from its seed cure ...
     10  +31 2014 sep 01chinese cracker in delhiHome ministry alert on made-in- China firecrackers | Down To EarthFirecrackers, that are manufactured in China , are cheaper, but contain an
     10  +91 2014 aug 31car pool ncrComing soon carpool for Delhi, NCR | Down To Earthcar owners in Delhi may be able to save up to 50 per cent travel cost by sharing rides under a citywide carpool scheme proposed by the Delhi ...
     10  -6 2014 jul 21calcutta solar development companyKolkata highrises to get rooftop solar panels | Down To Earth'The building rules of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) specify ... Rabi Rashmi is India's first solar housing complex developed in 2008 ...
     11  -3 2014 sep 23archive downDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India and ... ARCHIVE » ... Sunita Narain. Down To Earth. Archives .
     11  +1 2014 sep 12problems of uttarakhandEnvironmental issues figured nowhere in Uttarakhand elections Though rampant industrialisation is putting the environment at risk in Uttarakhand , the issues surrounding it hardly figured in the state Assembly ...
     11  ~ 2014 aug 26dangers of facebookHidden dangers of Facebook | Down To EarthHidden dangers of Facebook . 0 Comments. Facebook holds and controls more data about the lives and social interactions of half a billion people—more than ...
     11  -1 2014 aug 22birth control department chattisgarhChhattisgarh tribals to get sterilisation facilities after 30 years | Down It says the Chattisgarh government had issued an order saying that primitive tribe opting for family planning measures should take a no ...
     11  -3 2014 aug 19the harsud episodeAparna Pallavi | Down To EarthThis could mean higher incidences of both prolonged dry spells and intense rainfall episodes in the state. Pulak Guhathakurta, senior scientist at India ...
     11  ~ 2014 aug 14smartcity broccoli extractScience and Technology - Briefs | Down To Earth... Your toothpaste may cause cancer · How smart is a smart city ? ... beginning with extraction and export of fossil fuels and ending with the ... Studies have shown that eating broccoli can help protect against ... But if you want to capitalise on the beneficial phytochemicals and vitamins present in broccoli you ...
     11  -5 2014 aug 09kovvada nuclear plantKovvada nuclear power plant will displace about 8,000 people Kovvada nuclear power plant will displace about 8,000 people. 7 Comments. Author(s): M Suchitra. Date:Nov 2, 2012. Andhra government declares five villages ...
     11  +20 2014 aug 09rajnigandha pan masalaCarcinogenic Rajnigandha | Down To EarthMaharashtra Food and Drug Administration has banned the sale of Rajnigandha brand of pan masala on the ground that it contains ...
     11  +2 2014 aug 05ryan maue weatherbellRyan Maue —meteorologist at WeatherBell Analytics | Down To EarthTyphoon Wipha, packing winds of 140 kilometre per hour (km/hr), is moving towards north Tokyo where the crippled Fukushima Nuclear Power ...
     11  +7 2014 jul 20punjab pollution control boardPunjab Pollution Control Board goes hi tech | Down To EarthIn an attempt to reduce corruption, bureaucratic delays and long paper trails, the Punjab State Pollution Control board (SPCB), has decided to ...
     11  -3 2014 jul 18nokia india recyclingIndia is one of the few countries in the world to adopt a law for safe handling and disposal of e-waste. The E-Waste Management and Handling ...
     12  +7 2014 sep 27seal picture for kids thermocolNot a happy anniversary · image . Growth at the cost of environment?
     12  -9 2014 sep 01infosys solar projectInfosys to switch to renewable energy, go carbon neutral | Down To Infosys is also proud to have the largest number of solar water ... For this, we are signing contracts with project developers to get the best deals.
     12  -7 2014 aug 25sponge iron industrySponge iron industry's dirty dossier | Down To EarthSponge iron industry's dirty dossier. 0 Comments. image Source: Analysis based on data collected from state pollution control boardsSponge iron, also called ...
     12  +5 2014 aug 05cancer hospital in bikanerKeeping cancer alive | Down To EarthPunjab has been in the grip of cancer for over a decade but the government ... Patients like Raj Rani still rely on the distant Bikaner hospital .
     13  -12 2014 sep 29kudankulam nuclear power plant pollutionKudankulam meltdown | Down To EarthOur elders had warned us about the dangers of nuclear energy .
     13  -1 2014 sep 27dte madhya pardeshMadhya Pradesh | Down To EarthDown To Earth brings to you latest news, opinion and blogs on environment and science from India and south Asia. Follow us for information on water, waste, ...
     13  +8 2014 sep 25agreement for diagnostic services outsourcingChhattisgarh to outsource diagnostic services in government The state is planning to enter into an agreement with private parties for ... In states where outsourcing of diagnostic services has been tried out, ...
     13  +1 2014 aug 31first biogas plant indiaWhat's cooking in India's largest biogas plant | Down To EarthThis village is home to India's largest biogas plant , run by Silver Jubilee ... When the plant was used for the first time, 25 tractor trolleys of ...
     13  -3 2014 aug 24honeymoon special in punjabPunjab's honeymoon with paddy | Down To EarthSPECIAL FEATURE · Down To Earth. Icons of ... Punjab's honeymoon with paddy ... This became the pride of the Green Revolution: rice in Punjab ! The bubble ...
     13  -2 2014 aug 23about redsandal woodRed Sandalwood export gets nod | Down To EarthCentre allows Andhra Pradesh to export 8,500 tonnes of unfinished wood seized in crackdowns. Red Sandalwood seized by a special task ...
     13  +3 2014 aug 07rules for renagadesRules and renegades | Down To EarthPesticides are regulated under the Insecticides Act of 1968 and Insecticides Rules of 1971. In May 2000, the Insecticide (Amendment) Bill 2000 ...
     13  -2 2014 jul 27gujarat high court ordersGujarat High Court orders shut down of 12 manufacturing units in The Gujarat High Court has ordered closure of 12 manufacturing units in the Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), located in ...
     13  -5 2014 jul 23jaigad thermal power plantJindal power plant risk to alphonsos | Down To EarthThe plant in Jaigad tehsil is surrounded by alphonso mango orchards. ... unit installed at the 500 MW Dahanu thermal power station in Thane ...
     13  +1 2014 jul 17lakes in sikkimSikkim at risk of devastating floods from glacial lake outbursts Green Lake (Tikuchina Pokhari), West Sikkim - a moraine dammed lake formed due to the retreat of glacier near Goecha La. (Photo: Swapnil ...
     14  +2 2014 sep 12animesh roulAnimesh Roul | Down To EarthThe government's public health system is completely defunct. Of late, there has been an alarming rise in disease outbreaks in the country. Western Rajasthan is  ...
     14  +1 2014 sep 02new delhi mettle plantsDeadly mettle | Down To Earththermal power plants : Yet another source of heavy metal pollution is
     14  ~ 2014 aug 09www nirma photo shotNirma whitewash | Down To Earthnirma Photo : Sugandh JunejaAbout a decade ago, farmers of 15 villages .... the Sompeta power plant is a shot in the arm for Mahuva residents.
     14  -1 2014 jul 17riverbed sand cultivationFarming sand | Down To EarthThey sell it to the ever- growing construction industry which is unable to meet its demand from riverbed sand alone. Farmers have thus hit upon ...
     15  +22 2014 oct 01farming in indiaIndia's deepening farm crisis: 76% farmers want to give up farming The CSDS study report, “State of Indian Farmers ”, was released in Delhi on Tuesday. Why they want to give up farming . The survey of 5,000 ...
     15  +86 2014 sep 16indian mafia" Indian science is run by a mafia " | Down To Earth" Indian science is run by a mafia ". 0 Comments. Sep 30, 1996 | From the print edition. p m bhargava is the founder-director of the Centre for Cellular and ...
     15  -4 2014 jul 24medicinal plants of himachalMaking money through herbs in Himachal | Down To EarthMedicinal and aromatic plants are critical to Himachal Pradesh's rural economy. Twenty four of the 100 most important medicinal plant species ...
     15  +2 2014 jul 23beaureau of energy efficiencyBureau of Energy Efficiency launches PAT scheme for industries to With the aim to make the industrial sector energy efficient, India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) launched its 'Perform, Achieve and Trade' ...
     16  +5 2014 sep 12tss mani email idPost Comment Print this article Email to a friend .... Explains T S S Mani , a former member of CPI-ML, who was one of the earliest to join the campaign: “The initial ..... Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name.
     16  -3 2014 sep 06healing by festeringHealing festering wounds | Down To EarthHealing festering wounds. 3 Comments. Author: Chandra Bhushan · @ Bh_Chandra. Posted on: 30 Aug, 2013. An action plan is ready to decontaminate UCIL's ...
     16  -6 2014 aug 31home biogas indiaThis village is home to India's largest biogas plant, run by Silver Jubilee Biogas Producers and Distributors Cooperative Society Limited.
     16  +12 2014 aug 24japan carbon offsets rssIndia, Japan to sign carbon emissions reduction deal | Down To EarthBilateral agreement that will help Japan earn carbon credits from India likely to be signed when Modi visits Japan next month. image India and ...
     16  -10 2014 aug 19gluco meter cheapest oneNew, affordable kits for diabetic patients to hit market soon | Down Iraq one among many nations facing food insecurity · image · Uttarakhand: one .... and market such a cheap glucometer it will be a boon to the ...
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