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Arsenic-breathing microbes found in Pacific Ocean 6.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Scientists have discovered microorganisms breathing arsenic — a deadly poison for most living things — in the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean. The researchers from the University of Washington (UW) in the US analysed seawater samples from a region below the surface where oxygen is almost absent, forcing life to seek other strategies. These […]
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MP: Damoh villagers threaten to boycott polls if water shortage issue not resolved 5.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Back-to-back droughts and erratic rainfall pattern in the era of global warming has drastically affected the groundwater level in the state.
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NGT orders constitution of ‘panel’ to analyse ‘norms violation charges’ 2.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed constitution of a joint committee of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Goa State Pollution Control Board, Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority and Water Resource Department “to make a factual analysis of the charges that M/s Balaji Concepts violated environmental norms during the construction ...
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Respiratory diseases on the rise in Manipur 28.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Respiratory diseases on the rise in Manipur
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NE agriculture vulnerable to climate change: Study 26.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
NE agriculture vulnerable to climate change: Study
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Human influence responsible for the extinction of one million species 24.4.2019
Washington: Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends. The accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests, pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves – to name but a few of the dwindling services rendered by Nature, poses no less of a threat than climate change, says the report, set to be unveiled May 6. Indeed, biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment of scientific literature on the state of Nature. Delegates from 130 nations meeting in Paris from April 29 will vet the executive summary line-by-line. Wording may change, but figures lifted from the underlying report cannot be altered. "We need to recognise that climate change and loss of Nature are ...
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Seychelles President’s underwater speech 15.4.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
Desroches Island (Seychelles): In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.” President Danny Faure’s call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the many island ...
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Flood kills 8 in Pak, six children missing 14.4.2019 The Shillong Times
Peshawar: At least eight persons, including two children, were killed in a flash flood in northwest Pakistan, officials said. The incident happened when a vehicle carrying them was heading to a wedding party and it drowned in Wana tehsil of South Waziristan District bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, according to district administration officials. Six children remain […]
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Glaciers shrinking at alarming rates due to global warming 9.4.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The world's glaciers are shrinking five times faster now than they were in the 1960s.
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‘Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef’ 4.4.2019 The Shillong Times
Sydney: The world’s southernmost coral reef has been hit by bleaching this summer, Australian scientists said Wednesday, as they warned rising sea temperatures from climate change were affecting even the most isolated ecosystems. The corals off Lord Howe Island — some 600 kilometres (370 miles) offshore from Sydney — were affected by elevated temperatures this […]
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Pamohi school switches over entirely to solar energy 2.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pamohi school switches over entirely to solar energy
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Our role will be to find new business models that can make water much more accessible: Grundfos CEO 31.3.2019 Hindu: Industry
Replacing millions of submersible diesel pumps with sustainable solutions, an ambition for Grundfos
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A vote for climate change solutions 29.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Rehabilitation of victims and reconstruction of flood-hit areas are top on people’s agenda
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What we need is a commons manifesto 27.3.2019 Hindu: Op-Ed
How India handles land use change will decide whether it can improve lives without warming the world
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Vice President warns against further degradation of oceans 25.3.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI Pointing out that oceans hold 97 per cent of the planet’s water, while two per cent is found in glaciers and ice caps and only one per cent comprises earth’s fresh water, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said that they are vital for the wealth and well-being of present as well ...
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Conserving water 25.3.2019 Delhi Age
Renowned environmentalist Rajendra Singh reveals a whole different side to environment sustainability and water conservation.
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Manipur launches project to check Nambul river pollution 10.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur launches project to check Nambul river pollution
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Water will be more precious than gold 5.3.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Workshop on Water Conservation and Climate Change Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Two-day national level workshop on Water Conservation and Climate Change was organized. While inaugurating the workshop, Professor Kant Singh, the chief guest of this workshop said we should plant trees more and more because trees are the biggest source of oxygen. In the process of photosynthesis, […]
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New energy source discovered off Andhra coast 28.2.2019 The Navhind Times
K S JAYARAMAN | IANS   BENGALURU Researchers have discovered “methane hydrates” – a potential fuel of the future – just two metres below the seafloor in the Krishna-Godavari basin off the coast of Andhra Pradesh in the Bay of Bengal. The discovery has been reported by a team of scientists from the National Institute ...
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Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park 25.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park
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