How do bacteria become antibiotic resistant?
A quick classroom on how bacteria acquire antibiotic resistance and the threat they …
Ice Man of Ladakh: Chewang Norphel who builds artificial glaciers
Mr. Norphel is a retired civil engineer from Ladakh. He is popularly known as 'Ice Man of Ladakh' as his innovative method of water conservation by creating artificial glaciers has helped many villages in this cold and dry desert.
Climate Change: Sunita Narain on adaptation to the new normal
Sunita Narain's video-speech at the Water Research Commission Symposium 2017, in Boksburg, South Africa. She talks about the importance of water management and sanitation in the wake of unpredictable and extreme climatic events.
Facebook Live: Are recent floods linked to climate change?
Sunita Narain, Director General Centre for Science and Environment discusses the recent floods event in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Houston and their links to climate change. Shreeshan Venkatesh, climate change correspondent for Down to Earth joins this conversation
Sweden against Climate Change: In Conversation with Eva Svedling, State Secretary
Eva Svedling is the State Secretary to the Minister for International Development. Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin. Lövin is also the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden. Svedling was in India recently and spoke to Down To Earth about climate change in Sweden, Swedish-EU- US relations and Indo-Swedish collaboration on climate change.
First Food recipe: delicious dessert mango curd with ramdana
Ramdana are the seeds of chaulai or amaranth. They are a source of calcium, protein and amino acids, also rich in iron, magnesium and Vitamin A, B and C. Ramdana is an integral part of Hindu fasting diet. A summer recipe which is both nutritious and healthy
How to segregate waste at home with Ruchika Sethi Takkar
Ruchika Sethi Takkar is a promoter of sustainable waste management at source. She teaches home-owners, residential societies and corporates the ways to segregate waste. At home, she segregates her waste into five different streams. Her message is that waste is a valuable commodity and must be treated with due diligence and care.
First Food recipes: Aloo ke gutke and Dawai Phool ki daal
Jakhiya or Cleome Viscosa comes from the tribes of Garhwal, Uttarakhand. Also known as wild mustard or dog mustard, they are found in tropics throughout the world. When cooked with potatoes, they make a flavourful combination