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Eat millets, pay less, stay healthier, save earth

Demand is slowly increasing for various types of millets that require very little water to grow. Scientists say that millet cultivation needs to be further encouraged to adapt to global warming that leads to losses in crop yields

“There is a marked improvement in our health and stamina after we reverted to a millet diet from rice a few years back,” says Mallika…Read More

Climate change will claim 160,000 lives a year in India by 2050

As global warming starts lowering food production around the world, many more people will die in densely populated and vulnerable countries such as India

By 2050, climate change will lower food availability by 3.2%, and fruits and vegetables by 4%, an Oxford study has predicted, significantly increasing the incidence of climate-related deaths…Read More