NAGPUR: Nagpur Municipal Corporation is offering eco-friendly options for cremation of bodies at four crematoriums in the city.

DEHRADUN: A study on impact of climate change in five villages of Uttarakhand and three villages in Himachal Pradesh will be conducted by Mountain Forum Himalayas (MFH) made up of six NGOs each fro

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) recently released a new report, showing that sustainable investment in freshwater ecosystems in developing countries helps farmers reduce the impact from floods, droughts and water pollution.

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday warned that lack of modern farming techniques threatens Africa's food security.

A UN environment expert has called for the adoption of conservation agriculture in Africa to help save the continent from climate change.

Aman Adinew, a veteran of the Ethiopian coffee industry, is facing a new challenge as he endeavors to increase the international market share of his Ethiopian specialty coffee.

This report reviews the implications of heat stress in working environments in agriculture (with a focus on farming and forestry), how it affects the human body, the risks it poses to human health, how it is measured, how it affects labour productivity, and how it can be managed.

Project will be on display at IIT-Delhi’s Open House

Specific to India, the report pointed out residential biomass burning was the largest individual contributor to disease burden.

Plants are exposed to numerous DNA-damaging stresses including the exposure to ultraviolet (UV) component of solar radiation. They employ nucleotide excision repair to remove DNA-bulky adducts and to help eliminate UV-induced DNA lesions, so as to maintain their genome integrity and their fitness. Here, we generated genome-wide single-nucleotide resolution excision repair maps of UV-induced DNA damage in Arabidopsis at different circadian time points.

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