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Aug 07, 2019
Saving tiger reserves can reap trillions in economic, ecological benefits: ReportForests, wetlands & species benefitting from tiger conservation impact the health of ecosystems & the water cycle.
Jul 19, 2019
Mumbai Fire Brigade receives one building collapse call almost each day: Poor maintenance, city planning are some reasons whyMumbai is home to more than 130 skyscrapers. Some of these range from 100 metres (30-storeys) to over 250 metres (70 storeys), while the fire brigade's ladders range from 25-90 m only – sufficient only to reach up to under 30 floors.
Jul 17, 2019
Collapse of Kesarbai Building in Dongri: 499 Mumbai structures on same high-risk list as one that collapsedWith more than 40 people feared trapped in the collapse of a three-storeyed building in the Dongri area in south Mumbai on 16 July, 2019 — and 499 buildings in the city identified as similarly vulnerable — an IndiaSpend analysis of municipal data reveals that the fire- and disaster-management budget for India’s financial capital declined 38 percent over three years to 2020.
May 24, 2019
Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeedingThe team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.
May 09, 2019
Last Royal Bengal tigers native to the Sunderbans may not survive climate changeClimate change will affect tiger habitats more dramatically than sea level rise in the Sunderbans.
Mar 13, 2019
Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans on a rapid decline, may go extinct by 2070: StudySea level rise & climate change are twin threats to Bengal tigers and their last remaining stronghold.
Dec 08, 2018
India can save thrice its GDP by scaling up climate goals if historical emitters payIndia needs to double down on goals to increase tree cover, but that may still not be enough.
Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Aug 26, 2018
Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcherThe use of bedaquiline is crucial because TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2016 – of which 27 percent were Indians, who dominate the ranks of TB patients.
Aug 22, 2018
Kerala, after the floods: State faces worst deluge in 94 years; similar disasters likely to become common, says reportWith extreme weather events and variability increasing in urban and rural India, as IndiaSpend has previously reported, flooding is likely to become more common, the outcomes attributable as much to poor planning as climate change.