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Scientists are trying to make cows sweatier to help protect the world against climate change

The problem is that when cattle get too hot, they stop eating. This decline in appetite will affect…

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BJP's narrow majority could shift focus to rural spending, increased private investments: Bernstein report

The recent election results have delivered a surprise verdict, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Par…

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Forecasts of normal monsoons raise hopes of bumper harvests, but intense bouts could play spoilsport

Forecasts have predicted excellent rains over most parts of the country, while scarcities could imp…

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Agri exports fall 9% to $43.7 bn during Apr-Feb 2024 due to global, domestic factors

India's agricultural GDP also witnessed a significant deceleration, growing by only 0.7 per cen…

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OPINION: As food prices soar, unlocking India's potential requires systems thinking and transformative change

Food inflation is the talk of the town, with even the RBI expressing concerns over persistent spike…

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Vegetable prices to remain high until June due to above-normal temperature

According to a report by CRISIL, this trend, driven by erratic weather patterns and climate change,…

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Mexico City could run out of water in a month unless it rains

The Cutzmala water system, which provides water to millions in Mexico City, is operating at 28% cap…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Lunar farming: Artemis III astronauts will cultivate plants on the Moon’s surface for the very first time!

Embarking on a celestial gardening expedition of sorts, NASA has set its sights on an ambitious pro…

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Brace for ‘climateflation’: Study predicts rise in food price inflation amid worsening climate change

Imagine a future where your grocery bill climbs higher each year, not because of lavish spending or…

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Ukraine is retrofitting agricultural drones designed for farmers with 20-kilogram bombs that can be aimed at tanks

The drones, nicknamed "the bat," were built for Ukraine's farmers to spray pesticides on crops. Now…

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Climate-smart villages to come up in Tamil Nadu to protect state's agriculture against climate change

The impacts of climate change-fuelled changes not only affect individual farmers' livelihoods, but …

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This indoor farming company is trying to win workers over to agriculture — through desk-job benefits

Eden Green is changing how staples like lettuce are grown. And unlike many farm jobs, it offers wor…

Tim Paradis   


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Dachshunds could face ban in Germany because of inherent health problems, highlighting wider dog breeding concerns

Dachshunds are plagued by a range of health problems relating to their "extreme body shape," accord…

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Share of agriculture in India's GDP declined to 15% in FY23: Govt

"In growth terms, agriculture and allied sector has registered an average annual growth of 4 per ce…

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This ancient Gujarati city has stood strong against climate change for 2,500 years! Here's how they did it

It could be hard to picture a bustling metropolis in the middle of a semi-arid region battling cent…

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City farms emit six times more greenhouse gases compared to typical agricultural fields: study

Urban farming is tricky. While futuristic hydroponic systems with multi-level vertical farms might …

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India's wheat output may touch new record FY24 provided normal temperature

Wheat production is expected to touch a new record of 114 million tonnes in the ongoing 2023-34 cro…

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Gardeners are fuming about a study that found produce from urban farms has a high carbon footprint

Researchers are facing backlash over a study that found produce grown on urban farms has a higher c…

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Morocco's hashish dealers boycott Israeli traffickers in solidarity with Gaza, says report

Dealers of highly-prized Moroccan hashish are severing ties with Israeli drug smugglers to show sol…

Rebecca Rommen