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What saved India from the devastating effects of cyclone Fani 6.6.2019
Mangroves are incredibly productive coastal ecosystems found in the tropics and subtropics. These dense green forests are known for their bizarre-looking roots that poke up into the air from shallow water. Among the meshed webs of roots are fish nurseries, enabling humans to make a living from the marine life in and around the mangroves. Mangroves also play another important role for humans, protecting communities from major storms. Climate change is more than rising temperatures, and the increased frequency and intensity of cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons are apparent. Cyclone Fani for example, which recently struck the Bay of Bengal, was one of the strongest to devastate India in the past 20 years. Mangrove roots can break up the force of a storm surge, soaking up some of its energy and protecting people living on coasts from cyclone damage. Yet it is a challenge to effectively value and protect individual mangrove ecosystems. And we just don"t have the people or funds to deliver detailed ...
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Waste treatment 3.4.2019 Hindu: Opinion
I refer to two reports published in the daily — “Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey” (March 18) and “Septic tanks meet norms:
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Supply treated sewage water to amusement park: NGT panel 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
Plea said park was using groundwater without permission
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People connect will see me through: Gana Babu 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
He promises round-the-clock water supply in Viskahapatnam West segment
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Water supply inadequate as consumption goes up 3.4.2019 Hindu: Kochi
Those who depend on wells turning to piped water
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Romeo and Juliet get their first date 2.4.2019 Hindu: Gadgets
Endangered Sehuencas water frogs have been living in the same aquarium for a month now
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Repairing the road to democracy 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
To lose faith in our collective ability to create is to lose faith in the democratic project
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‘I have focused on water-related issues over the last five years’ 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
AIADMK’s Chennai South candidate claims he helped set up Nemmeli plant
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In a first, NSA invoked against gangster in UP 2.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
He had fired at a foreign firm’s guard
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Water distress 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
As water sources in south India begin to show signs of severe distress and exploitation, the focus should move to environmentalists who have been stru
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A commendable feat in AMRUT 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Corporation second in implementation with projects to the tune of ₹81.68 cr.
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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Kallakurichi residents scramble for water as borewells go dry 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
With demand for water soaring, many farmers have turned into water suppliers
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Salem city braces for water crisis 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Water tankers to be deployed to tackle the situation
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Mozambique confirms first cholera death 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
517 cholera cases reported in Beira; Cyclone Idai kills over 500 people in Mozambique
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Venezuela’s Maduro announces power rationing amid outages 1.4.2019 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Mr. Guaido says years of government neglect, mismanagement and corruption have left the electrical grid in shambles.
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‘BJP has failed people of Malnad region’ 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
D.K. Shivakumar, Minister for Water Resources, has said that MPs of Bharatiya Janata Party who have represented Shivamogga seat since 2009 have failed
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Govt. moots implementing SAVE projects across State 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Aim to involve students directly in upkeep of environment
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BBMP council discusses water scarcity 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
The BBMP council on Saturday discussed water scarcity and Opposition BJP members boycotted the meeting when their questions on water supply were not a
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Human chain demands inclusion of green issues in manifestos 31.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Hundreds of volunteers from 27 groups gather under the banner of ‘United for Change Collective’ at Marine Drive
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