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USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies
science

USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies

In South Asia, South America and Africa, growing agricultural activities have caused methane levels to spike.

Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat
World

Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat

The earliest cluster of coronavirus cases in the global outbreak was linked to a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were kept close together, creating an opportunity for the virus to jump to humans.

Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities
Business

Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities

The allocation announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for rural development in the Union Budget is notable.

Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so
science

Coronavirus outbreak might have originated in infected bats – here’s why scientists think so

Bats may have an immune system that lets them coexist with many disease-causing viruses, experts think.

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security
science

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security

We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.

In the Himalayas, growing population of feral dogs poses threat to wildlife, humans
India

In the Himalayas, growing population of feral dogs poses threat to wildlife, humans

The explosion of tourism, the lack of proper garbage disposal mechanism, and hyribidisation of breeds has led to a growth in feral dog population, leading to attacks on livestock, wildlife, and humans.

World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: Report
science

World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: Report

Health advocates & climate experts hailed The Lancet report's sweeping call for deep change.

Cattle slaughter restrictions: SC seeks Centre's response after multiple petitions, listing of case on 11 July
India

Cattle slaughter restrictions: SC seeks Centre's response after multiple petitions, listing of case on 11 July

Supreme Court on Thursday sought the centre's response on a petition challenging banning the sale of cattle for slaughtering and transporting livestock

New cattle rules like prohibition on decoration, painting may make implementation difficult
India

New cattle rules like prohibition on decoration, painting may make implementation difficult

These rules apply to bulls, bullocks, cows, buffalos, steers, heifers, calves and camels, and would affect the nearly 300 million cattle in India.

Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter to adversely affect public meat products company in Kerala
Politics

Centre's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter to adversely affect public meat products company in Kerala

Amid a public outcry over the Centre's notification banning sale of cattle for slaughter, PSU in Kerala fears that its business will be badly hit.

Restriction on sale of cows for slaughter aimed at regulating markets: Harsh Vardhan
India

Restriction on sale of cows for slaughter aimed at regulating markets: Harsh Vardhan

"It is strengthening the hands of the government at the state level also to strengthen the movement of prevention of cruelty to animals. There is nothing else in this," Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said.

'My love is real': Kenyan lawyer offers 50 cows, 70 sheep, 30 goats to marry Obama's daughter
World

'My love is real': Kenyan lawyer offers 50 cows, 70 sheep, 30 goats to marry Obama's daughter

A lawyer from Kenya apparently has taken fancy to Barack Obama's daughter Malia, and wants to ask for her hand in marriage

Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study
Life

Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study

Meat production contributes to climate change due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock, a new study has found.

Man-animal conflict: Stop testing India’s traditional tolerance for wildlife
India

Man-animal conflict: Stop testing India’s traditional tolerance for wildlife

Conservation takes the tolerance of the rural poor for granted as only 1 out of 8 households gets any compensation for losing crop to wildlife

Looming drought leaves livestock farmers in lurch for fodder
Economy

Looming drought leaves livestock farmers in lurch for fodder

For over three months, even state agencies have been providing free fodder to those most vulnerable to a shortfall in India's annual monsoon -farmers who eke a living out of small landholdings and the milk provided by cattle.