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Are all man-made chemicals necessarily worse than natural ones? 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
While it is good to strive for the lowest possible risk, it is also important to consider the benefits.
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Flamingos in the city: Sabarmati project brings winged visitors to Ahmedabad 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Huge flocks of flamingos as well as other species of birds are being spotted on the banks of Sabarmati, bang in the middle of the city, for the first time this season. Riverfront development officials say that cleaning and bioremediation of the river have made this possible.
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CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
CSIR research unit set up in Arunachal
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Water purification plant donated to flood-hit village school 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water purification plant donated to flood-hit village school
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Half marathon to create awareness on drinking water 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Half marathon to create awareness on drinking water
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Roaring profits: Every rupee invested in an Indian tiger reserve yields returns of Rs 2,500 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
A new study examines the tangible and intangible flow benefits resulting from government investments in tiger reserves.
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Nearly 1.4 billion people worldwide lack access to toilets. Can innovation solve the problem? 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
In 60 high-burden countries, researchers are experimenting with collection liners, dry toilets and converting faeces to fertilisers.
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ABITA reaches out to flood victims 28.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
ABITA reaches out to flood victims
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Post-flood relief measures in Goalpara 24.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Post-flood relief measures in Goalpara
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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How exactly will water from the Jolarpettai train reach your taps? 15.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The water train from Jolarpettai has brought hope to water-starved Chennai. How much water will it bring? From where? How much money will this entire exercise involve? And will water transported in wagons be safe for consumption? Here's all you wanted to know about this train.
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Aadhar-linked single patta for single pattadar 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Aadhar-linked single patta for single pattadar
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Over 1,500 farmers from South Pakistan marched to the North – just for water 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Large-scale irrigation along the Indus River is partially responsible for less water reaching the southern delta.
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What’s making the water in Shillong oily and undrinkable? 9.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Authorities say it is because of the high usage of chemicals needed to treat the turbid waters in the once pure rivers and springs of the region. But what is polluting the water in the first place?
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Deficient rains in Chennai are linked to climate change: MSSRF scientist 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
If the inordinately long dry spells in the city are indeed an effect of climate change, what are the larger implications for the coastal areas in the city? Dr V Selvam, former Executive Director of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, shares his insights.
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Chennai Buzz: Rains bring relief from heat | One more desalination plant |Aavin’s green initiative…and more 1.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Rains make news in parched, sizzling Chennai... but has it been enough? Are there other plans to mitigate the water crisis in the city? That and more headlines from the city over the week gone by.
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In fish-loving Kerala, poaching and pollution are decimating stocks – and threatening livelihoods 26.6.2019 Scroll.in
The government says it will amend the law in order to regulate illeginland fisheries.
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Why Bengaluru must phase out diesel vehicles on war footing 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
One diesel SUV accounts for the emissions of about 25-65 petrol cars! And yet cities, where vehicle emissions are the biggest cause of particulate matter pollution, have not been able to shun them. Can we take the steps needed to mitigate the diesel threat or will citizens and environment continue to pay a heavy price?
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Delhi: Every home will receive piped drinking water at all hours by 2024, says CM Arvind Kejriwal 25.6.2019 Scroll.in
The chief minister said the government was working on long-term solutions to the city’s water problems.
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As Chennai, Bengaluru grapple with water shortage, time to consider a compact with Cauvery 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Cities can no longer rely on romanticized local water resources, but must place themselves in a river basin and take responsibility for the ecological health of the river as a whole. Take the case of the Cauvery in the context of the water starved southern metros.
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