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Climate change and reduced freshwater supply have put Sundarbans on the ‘endangered’ ecosystem list 23.9.2020 Scroll.in
There are, however, reasons for optimism.
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After Assam oilfield fire, a central agency sought a review of environmental clearances to Oil India 17.9.2020 Scroll.in
A report obtained under Right to Information reveals poor management of oil spills and poor emergency response readiness.
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First 'International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies' observed 8.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
First 'International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies' observed
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As parts of Karnataka record drop in rainfall, experts warn that deforestation must be halted 5.9.2020 Scroll.in
The occurrence of extreme weather events has increased both in terms of frequency and intensity across the state.
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India ready to work with FAO to help other nations in tackling locust problem: Agri ministry 4.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
India ready to work with FAO to help other nations in tackling locust problem: Agri ministry
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Depleting fish catch forces Sundarbans fishers to migrate to southern states 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
Some fisherfolk move as far as Kerala and Karnataka to work on trawlers.
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PHOTOS: When wildlife wows us! 3.9.2020 Rediff: News
NHM wildlife
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Poor planning, civic apathy and huge floods – it’s the same story from Karachi to Kolkata 2.9.2020 Scroll.in
Three days of heavy rainfall in late August led to at least 47 deaths due to drowning in the Pakistan city.
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Large-scale solar projects could create more problems in India than they solve 29.8.2020 Scroll.in
While development experts hail the rapid growth of the country’s solar sector, a murmur of disagreement is emerging among climate experts and activists.
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Central team visits flood-hit sites of Lakhimpur 29.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Central team visits flood-hit sites of Lakhimpur
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Indian cities get drowned every monsoon. Here’s what can be done about it 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
Urban areas are expanding and engulfing the open spaces which were major drainage points or forests in the past.
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'Thousands of landslides are going to happen' 24.8.2020 Rediff: News
'The last three decades were the era of D, where D stands for deforestation, destruction, degradation, disaster, damages, diseases, difficulties... and finally it leads to death.'
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Tezpur University first institute in NE to install rooftop solar power plant 23.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Tezpur University first institute in NE to install rooftop solar power plant
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Meet Dr Rattan Lal, winner of the World Food Prize 18.8.2020 Rediff: News
'Respect nature, working with (it) rather than against it.'
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India’s health budget is not enough to tackle impending climate disasters, warn experts 14.8.2020 Scroll.in
Extreme weather events in the future are expected to bring along more infectious diseases and worsen malnutrition.
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India diluted the law that protects its coastal areas once the public could no longer give inputs 11.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The dilutions enable the possibility of intensifying construction activity in urban coastal areas.
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Mangroves destruction causing Mumbai flooding: Experts 6.8.2020 Rediff: News
Mangroves absorb excess water but they are being destroyed in Mumbai in the guise of infrastructure development, city-based environmentalist Debi Goenka told PTI.
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Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of women seaweed harvesters in Tamil Nadu 5.8.2020 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels, hotter temperatures and stronger currents have reduced the quantity of seaweed.
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India’s plan to revive its flailing economy by boosting coal production is deeply flawed 2.8.2020 Scroll.in
Past experience shows Adivasi communities are worst-hit by the resulting resource depletion and land conflicts.
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