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May 23, 2018
Women in Science: Farah Ishtiaq on studying avian diseases, and academia's ageism problemFarah Ishtiaq talks about working with Pamela Rasmussen to find a rare bird, and the ageist-sexist policies in academia that thwart women's progress
Apr 27, 2018
Meera Devidayal talks about her exhibition Water Has Memory, the severed relationship between the city and the seaMeera Devidayal's Water Has Memory speaks about how humans have ruined their relationship with nature by exploiting it | #FirstCulture
Apr 18, 2018
Despite plastic ban in 25 states, 600 truckloads of polythene carry bags discarded every dayTwenty-five Indian states/Union territories now have some form of ban on polythene carry bags, but the implementation is often lax.
Apr 13, 2018
Inside the Olive Ridley turtles' annual mass hatching in Odisha's Ganjam districtDuring this time of the year, the mass nesting of millions of endangered sea turtles — the Olive Ridleys — takes place in the coastal region of Ganjam district
Mar 21, 2018
In Little Rann, a life lived on the margins highlights need to strike a balance in man vs wild conflictThe conflict brewing in Little Rann highlights that getting the balancing act right between wildlife-and-people is one of the great challenges that India will need to solve
Jan 15, 2018
As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?We are in the middle of the sixth great mass extinction in Earth’s history. To put this in perspective, Earth lost the dinosaurs in the last great mass extinction event, 65 million years ago — so this is kind of a big deal | #FirstCulture
Dec 04, 2017
Will Haryana dilute Natural Conservation Zone, forest tags for Aravallis? NCR Planning Board meeting todayThe natural conservation zone tag ensures that the Aravallis is earmarked for conservation, rather than real estate. Construction is allowed only for 0.5%. Haryana has been constantly trying to remove this cap.
Nov 13, 2017
Watch: Chinese farmer turned eco-warrior takes on big businessArray
Oct 29, 2017
Narendra Modi hails NGO's 200-day campaign to clean Chandrapur fort, says it sets example of fostering co-operationPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the efforts of an NGO that ran a 200-day campaign to clean a fort at Chandrapur in Maharashtra.
Oct 10, 2017
Researchers create first comprehensive atlas of vertebrate life on EarthScientists have created the atlas of life - the first global review and map highlighting the whereabouts of 31,000 vertebrate species on the Earth.