The use of Cesium-137 (137Cs) as a potential environmental marker was examined for estimating soil erosion induced carbon losses on slopping agricultural land. Depth-wise incremental soil samples were taken from uneroded reference sites and four levels of cultivated slopping lands representing different erosion phase in Doon valley region of India.

BENGALURU: Come September, bikers will ride a route tracing the flow of the Cauvery from Talacauvery in the state to Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, creating awareness about a sustainable solution to pre

Forest Survey of India (FSI) Director General, Dr Subash Ashutosh today said that Jammu & Kashmir State has shown an increasing trend of forest carbon in last 10 years.

Polythene is the most widely used plastic around the globe.

China's prestigious Tsinghua University is seeking to collaborate with Africa research institutes in order to improve soil fertility in the continent.

Soils in tropical and temperate locations are known to be a sink for the genetic potential of anthropogenic-driven acquired antibiotic resistance (AR). In contrast, accumulation of acquired AR is less probable in most Polar soils, providing a platform for characterizing background resistance and establishing a benchmark for assessing AR spread.

The conversion of monoculture rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantations into rubber-based agroforestry systems has become a common trend in forestry management in the past few decades.

India, the world's largest groundwater user, withdraws about 230 billion m3 groundwater annually for irrigation.

The 2015/2016 El Niño event caused severe changes in precipitation across the tropics. This impacted surface hydrology, such as river run-off and soil moisture availability, thereby triggering reductions in gross primary production (GPP).

Bulambuli — A study carried out by soil scientists from the Zonal Agriculture Research Development Institute (Zardi) at Buginyanya Centre in Bulambuli District, has revealed that soils in the easte

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