In 2014, CSE and Pollution Monitoring Laboratory, in their report ‘Antibiotic Residues in Chicken Meat’ highlighted the widespread use of antibiotics in intensive chicken farming in the country, revealing abuse of this ‘public-health good’. Subsequently, CSE was asked at several fora, directly or otherwise: What is the connecting link?

It is well understood that segregation at source lies at the heart of good waste management. Segregation improves collection and processing efficiency.

As per the requirements of Section 4(1) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013, it is mandatory to conduct SIA and prepare a Social Impact Management Plan (SIMP) for acquisition of land (a) by the government for its own use, hold and/or control, or for public–private partn

A truly effective forest policy for India must be based on facilitating community-managed forests. The Draft 2018 POLICY undermines this instead.

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming a serious global problem. It is estimated that it might lead to 10 million deaths per year and loss of outputs worth US $100 trillion by 2050. Antibiotic misuse in food-animal production is one of the key causes of AMR.

In view of the linkages between food and NCDs, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been working for necessary policies and practices aimed at promoting good food, especially among schoolchildren.

This analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment throws light on use of Polluter Pays Principle by the National Green Tribunal, the key shortfalls and challenges. It also provides recommendations to tighten application of the Polluter Pays Principle, and improve environmental responsibility of various stakeholders .

India has the potential for a large-scale energy transition, i.e. the rapid transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. The country has set for itself ambitious renewable energy targets, with government policy intending to achieve 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022.

In our times, waste, and how to deal with it, has become synonymous with progress and a major policy and logistic headache for governments and citizens across the world. As the nations of the African region rise, the mountains of waste in their territory are also becoming bigger and bigger.

This new study establishes that poultry environment is a reservoir of multidrug resistant bacteria and points towards the role of litter in spreading ABR in the environment. Antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective.

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