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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
Bharati Chaturvedi

Bharati Chaturvedi

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Bharati Chaturvedi is an environmentalist and writer. She is the founder and director of Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group.

articles by Bharati Chaturvedi (148 results)
Feb 10, 2020 04:29
Our love for pesticides has of course, annihilated several creatures and frankly, we don’t even care about the forests. Our cemented cities are testimony to our violent sensibilities. read more
Jan 20, 2020 00:40
According to a December 30, 2019, research in the JAMA Internal Medicine Journal, adults with a higher exposure to pyrethroid pesticides were at a higher risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and other causes. read more
Jan 20, 2020 00:40
According to a December 30, 2019, research in the JAMA Internal Medicine Journal, adults with a higher exposure to pyrethroid pesticides were at a higher risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and other causes. read more
Jan 13, 2020 04:49
Indians will always be proud of a legacy that enrichens life. That’s why we love stepwells like the 1498 Adalaj stepwell in Gujarat — it is very beautiful and conserves water. We also love the modern Metro — it increases our mobility and empowers us,... read more
Jan 06, 2020 05:10
A Rajasthan forest officer once told me that wild dogs were a problem even in protected areas in the desert, because they got in despite the fencing and attacked the eggs, even of birds that were being especially protected. read more
Dec 30, 2019 00:48
Media reports say an invasion of this scale is only the second in 20 years. read more
Dec 23, 2019 01:28
Women are not only the worst impacted by environmental degradation, but they are often the custodians of many environmental resources. read more
Dec 16, 2019 05:37
The study says 44 species of threatened birds won’t be well protected in 2050 if business as usual continues. It suggests China prepare for a climate-altered scenario by declaring water bodies as Ramsar sites, including those that are dynamic. read more
Nov 04, 2019 02:42
Leading doctors have gone public about how masks must fit well, without air leakage, to be effective. That’s hard, because all of us have differently contoured faces, so one cannot expect to find the perfect fit. read more
Nov 02, 2019 20:10
Instead of paddy, farmers have to be incentivised to move to millets read more
Sep 16, 2019 01:24
A rich forest may be reduced to a barren hill, or, even, a sparse cold desert turned into a green grove. Both these will cease to be the homes they once were for bio-diversity, and one could call them alien in their own context. read more
Sep 02, 2019 01:38
Desertification is one of the threats in India as we intensify real estate and plan infrastructure. read more
Aug 26, 2019 05:12
If Indians are torn up over Brazil’s environmental catastrophe, then the rest of the world can be expected to be-mourn our big environmental losses. read more
Aug 12, 2019 01:29
India can begin to work on its air pollution problem and roll out NCAP innovatively because public outrage is currently contained. This is the season to put in plans. read more
Jul 15, 2019 07:40
The South Asia Network on Dams, River and People reports that in 2018, 28 people died across India in sand-mining violence. Not all were officials. read more