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Methane emissions have emerged as a potent contributor to the climate crisis, prompting a growing interest in mitigating these emissions within crucial agricultural sectors.
In a new study, researchers said that rapid development of unexpected drought, called flash drought, could severely affect agricultural and ecological systems with ripple effects that extend even further.
Agriculture incurred the highest financial losses and damages wrought by disasters, which have grown in intensity, frequency and complexity, said the Food and Agriculture...
The Central and Odisha governments and the World Bank on Thursday signed a US$165 million loan agreement to support smallholder farmers strengthen the resilience...
Maharashtra, which has been witnessing a dip in its water resources for the last many years, have come up with drone mapping of its...
Children from indigenous communities face a significant risk of child labour and often don’t have access to education, according to a recent analysis by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
In the modern lifestyle, we are exposed to many chemicals in our everyday life to meet our escalating material demands. As per an estimate, we come across about 500 chemical compounds daily, several being synthetic and toxic in nature. Many of these toxic chemicals have the potential to bring about severe health impacts not only in human beings but also in other living organisms existing in nature. Release of these chemicals into our environment also causes pollution of soil, water and air and these ultimately again reach the human body through the food chains.
The present efforts in clean energy and sustainability aren't meeting the required levels of investment and deployment to achieve international climate goals, according to a latest report.
Climate change is increasing the intensity and frequency of heat waves. This extreme heat, compounded by wildfires and desert dust, is having a measurable impact on air quality, human health and the environment, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Emission reductions in the 11 high-income countries that have managed to "decouple" CO2 emissions from Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have been deemed insufficient to meet the ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a recent study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.