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Lab-grown meat can help combat the climate crisis. It can also deepen inequalities 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
The technology must be developed in tandem with traditional knowledge systems.
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Wisdom of Niligiri’s traditional honey hunters hold lessons for bee conservation 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Grassroot organisations are working with locals to help preserve traditional practices.
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Washing hands is key to containing coronavirus – but 2.2 billion people lack access to clean water 22.3.2020 Scroll.in
Countries must enact strong policy measures to provide access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities facilities to their most vulnerable residents.
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In these Ahmedabad slums, an NGO is helping women make homes energy efficient 19.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents have invested in devices like metal sheet roofs for cooler indoor temperatures.
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In 2018, floods cost India 1,808 lives and farmland the size of Mizoram 14.3.2020 Scroll.in
On average, floods and extreme rainfall led to 14 deaths per day during the 2019 monsoons.
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7 states saw drop in rainfall in last 30 years 9.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Seven states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland — have shown “significant decreasing trends” in annual rainfall in the last 30 years and many parts of the country witnessed increase in number of “dry days” during the monsoon season which adversely affected groundwater recharges in these regions.
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Mahadayi water project: Fund and approvals a matter of concern despite Budget bonanza 8.3.2020 Hindu: Home
The ₹500 crore allocation in the State Budget for the Kalasa–Banduri Nala under the Mahadayi project, on the heels of the Supreme Court verdict allowi
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Mussoorie and Darjeeling are among 13 Himalayan towns facing imminent water crisis 2.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The demand-supply gap is as steep as 70% in some parts of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.
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‘It is remarkable what this city has seen and dealt with already’ 2.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
The South Asia head of European Investment Bank believes India’s cultural resilience and advanced thinking are what set the country apart
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Water crisis looms large in Himalayan regions, find study 1.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Report flags rising dependence on freshwater springs
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Fair highlights water conservation, higher crop yield technologies 1.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
‘Rainwater harvesting can make farming sustainable’
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India’s 2019 coastal regulation law ignored 90% of the objections made to the draft 29.2.2020 Scroll.in
Fisherfolk and activists said there was no public consultation before finalising the law.
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How 15 citizens are building about 8000 sq m of forests in Bengaluru 28.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Within just a year, 15 residents near Manyata tech park have built five mini forests using the Miyawaki method. These forests, expected to mature in the next five years, is a now major lung space in this traffic-choked area.
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BMC may get department dedicated to climate change 28.2.2020 Hindu: Health
DMU says will discuss matter with municipal commissioner
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Home gardens in Bengal hit by climate change 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
‘They maintain green cover, harbour rich biodiversity and help in poverty reduction’
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Monsoon in Sunderbans likely to get longer, warn climate experts 22.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A fact sheet has called for long-term coastal planning to preserve intertidal habitats in the region
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British photographer opens twin shows 22.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Her works document India’s culture
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Experts call for a National River Policy 22.2.2020 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
International Conference on Rivers for Future held in capital
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'India bigger problem than China on climate change' 20.2.2020 Rediff: Business
India poses a "bigger problem" than China when it comes to fighting climate change, particularly on reducing carbon emissions, Democratic presidential aspirant and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has claimed. During his maiden appearance on a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Bloomberg said it was "ridiculous" of the Trump administration to take the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, as he outlined his approach to tackling climate change.
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SC voices concern over the loss of green cover 18.2.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
The court was hearing a plea challenging cutting of heritage trees for an over-bridge in West Bengal
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