Author: Ruhi Kandhari

Weatherman learns to warn, but must do better

To tackle increasing extreme weather events, nations around the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region need to share data, and devise and implement joint early warning plans

“If it rains immediately after a farmer applies fertiliser or pesticide; or irrigates the day before it rains, he incurs losses. By using the forecast to prepare a crop-wise, weather-wise…Read more

Corals turn white and die off the Andamans

Climate change, leading to a warmer sea temperature and ocean acidification, is turning the rich coral reefs off India’s Andaman & Nicobar Islands into a graveyard

Brown white-tipped horns of the Staghorn coral, named so due to its resemblance to deer antlers, have always been the home of dainty little damsel fish off the Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) islands. But this has changed in less than five years…Read more