Perseverance pays. With the Malaysian government deciding to ban the herbicide paraquat, a long-standing campaign of environmental pressure groups has finally proved successful. Earlier, a wave of

A hard look at the implications of expensive seeds and technology on farmers, especially those in the third world

Organic farming has many advantages over other farming methods, proves a 21 year long study

Controversy dogs Bt cotton clearance as debate over transgenics continues

West blames rising nitrous oxide levels for future depletion of northern mid latitude ozone

Despite environmental pressure against the use of chemical fertilisers, the deadly substances continue to be used unabated across the globe. At the end of the 20th century an average of 91 kgs of

Will a right environment be created by the budget this year?

in an attempt to assist organic farmers, the Union government is intending to clamp one per cent tax on chemical

Private funding has given a new meaning to scientific research today. With rising corporate research budgets, academic institutions are leaning more on industry sponsorship and less on government or charitable foundations. A major fallout of this alliance

A large reservoir of nitrous oxide, a potential greenhouse gas, has been discovered near India s west coast

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