However, study finds that 58 per cent of households surveyed, with annual income above Rs 8 lakh, reported an increase in the quantity of food consumed during the lockdown
IPBES cites over-exploitation as the main cause
For the first time, the Centre for Brain Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, is conducting a community-based, cohort study on ageing across villages.
The survey raised gender sensitivity in textbooks, the inclusion of members from the LGBTQ community in schools and gender-based roles, among other topics.
Christophe Jaffrelot and Trishali Chauhan write: Inflation is here to stay because it has much to do with the decline in value of the rupee that has fallen to its lowest, which makes imports of oil and gas more expensive.
In situations where support systems get compromised as well, the impact can be more long-lasting and devastating, expressed psychologist Kamna Chhibber.
The EAT-Lancet Commission recommends the least expensive, sustainable, nutrition-rich diet for various parts of the globe but it remains inaccessible for rural India.
Experts point out that if tree-planting initiatives are not scientifically sound, it may even lead to a reduction in the water table. The approach should rather be based on restoring the local ecosystem.
India and China lead the world in pollution deaths with nearly 2.4 million and almost 2.2 million deaths a year, but the two nations also have the world's largest populations.
The study is the first to examine the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease burden in narrow age brackets, reporting that there were over 45,000 deaths in infants under six months old in 2019