India has a crucial decision to make. Should it conserve its biodiversity and germplasm for future generations or surrender its heritage to corporations and foreign treaties? Come November, India is about to enter key negotiations on the International Treaty on...
From The Sunday Guardian: The Delhi metropolitan area has one of the world’s highest concentrations of population, and suffocating people here on an annual basis should be treated as a crime against humanity, especially when it can be controlled....
Around 60 percent of India’s food supply and farmers incomes are dependent on the Kharif season and March to May is a critical time for preparing Kharif seeds. Seed production is a complex process which needs to be completed...
A mysterious Pneumonia has killed more than 11,000 birds in Germany. Thousands of blue tits have been found sick or dead in Germany, prompting an investigation by conservation groups and scientists. Symptoms of the diseased birds include breathing problems,...
Dr. Vandana Shiva, the Founder and President of Navdanya, Technology and Natural Resource Policy who was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ explains how the World Bank is waging a war against India’s farmers.
Iceland witnessed a rare cluster of more than 10,000 earthquakes within the week. Located in between Europe and North America, Iceland is often hit by earthquakes because of its location between two continental plates that are moving further day by day from each other. While the shocks are common afterwards, that many flutters in a row are a rare incident.
According to NASA’s Vegetation Index data, the Earth greened 10% and the  Sahara desert shrinked 700,00 sq. kms. so far this century. World is a greener place today than it was 20 years ago.
40 years ago, the US threw open farming to the corporate sector, something now India wants to do. Now, with the new Indian Farm Laws, India wants to walk on the same path as Americans did. But, how did that worked out for the American farmers - the fate that now awaits Indian farmers?
ExxonMobil is facing trial over allegations of misleading investors on Climate fraud. Exxon is one of just 20 fossil fuel companies responsible for a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The Texas-based company has contributed...
We are opening the doors that guard our farmers’ agricultural produce against exploitation. The RCEP agreement, if implemented, will bypass the WTO and offload all the excess agricultural produce from China into the Indian markets freely. Shifting our balance...