High meat consumption is also a leading cause of rising non-communicable diseases and harms the climate too.
Manmade activities were the primary cause of the warming trend registered throughout last year.
Pregnancy loss has economic, social and cultural costs for South Asian women and their families, quite apart from the health risks alone. Their leaders must reduce air pollution to promote maternal health.
Trains are the most efficient mode of transportation we have. They can be even more efficient.
Only a systematic approach to controlling air pollution can deliver long-lasting results.
To try to quell human-wildlife conflicts, many conservationists and governments have turned to financial compensation.