Women in India who cook using fuels such as wood, crop residues and dried dung instead of cleaner fuels are more likely to have visually impairing nuclear cataracts¹, according to a new study publi

With Raipur being listed as the seventh most polluted city in the world in a World Health Organisation report, the Chhattisgarh government has drafted an action plan to arrest rising pollution in t

The recent forest fires in Uttarakhand torched over 2,000 hectares.

During the review, experts informed the House panel that forests near tobacco cultivation areas are facing decline and loss of biodiversity.

The evaluation of loss of forest wealth in Uttarakhand due to forest fires continues to be a tedious affair.

While environmentalists and activists are largely blaming the timber and land mafia for raging “manmade” forest fires in Uttarakhand and now Himachal Pradesh, they also fault the poor management of

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, to provide concessional LPG connections, is a step in the right direction but much more needs to be done by 2019 and beyond to ensure homes in India cook using modern fuels. This article explores the issues of providing connections, subsidy provisioning and ensuring sustained use of LPG and other modern fuels, so as to displace solid fuels from Indian kitchens. It also highlights the need for planning for increased demand and addressing institutional gaps to ensure that the benefits of modern fuel adoption, especially health benefits, are realised.

Improving Efficiency in Forestry Operations and Forest Product Processing in Kenya: A Viable REDD+ Policy and Measure?

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has given approval for "ecological thinning" trials in a new national park on the Murray River, a move green groups say marks the first time logging has been

A community on Kenya’s east coast is fighting climate change with its own mangrove restoration, conservation and carbon-trading project