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10 more Indian wetlands identified as crucial to global biodiversity. Here’s why it matters

According to India State of Forest Report, 2019, the country has 62,466 wetlands covering 3.83% of its recorded forest area.
India-Nepal ties

How a wildlife conservation pact between India and Nepal can boost their bilateral ties

The Indian government is all set to ink an agreement with its counterpart in Nepal for preservation of biodiversity and species like rhinos, tigers and elephants.
A farmworker monitors the burning of rice crop stubble in the Patiala district of Punjab (representational image) | Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg

A solution to stubble burning that gets to its root cause

Encouraging farmers in the western Indo-Gangetic Plain to give up rice will take considerable effort, but the benefits are clear.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.