Nongtraw, a village solely inhabited by the Khasi, has diverse traditional food systems supported by jhum (shifting cultivation), home gardens, forest and water bodies.
The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) brought together governments from around the world. Participants were expected to set out new goals and develop an action plan for nature over the next decade. The conference was held in Montréal, Quebec, the seat of the UNCBD
A recent study has shown that as many as 10 invasive alien species, out of the 330 that are known to be invasive in India, have cost the economy $127.3 billion in the last 60 years, according to report by Mongabay-India. The study points to glaring knowledge gaps in costs incurred by these species to the Indian economy.
Late flowering and the resulting delay in harvests due to climate change and unseasonal rains has affected the flowering cycle of mango seeds, which is likely to impact production in the coming months, according to experts. A report by CNBCTV18 states that farmers
Remember when the humans disagreed on who should run this place?
The UAE is set to celebrate the 52nd National Day on Dec.2. It is a great moment for all of us. I have been living here for almost 20 years and I am loving this country.
At a gleaming new metro station on the edge of Shenzhen, the local government is promoting "carbon coins" to commuters to earn and trade for shopping vouchers and travel cards in a push to get households to join China's fight against climate change.
A YouGov poll found that 57 per cent of the English people think that it is better to get back to the single market option of the European Union, despite the fact that it has as its prerequisite the free movement of people, which would mean greater immigration into Britain.