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World’s oldest asteroid strike in western Australia might have triggered a global thaw 22.1.2020 Downtoearth
Models show that if the Yarrabubba asteroid hit an ice sheet 5 km thick, more than 200 billion tonne water vapour would be ejected 
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Pandakudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 21, 2020) 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Antibiotic resistance: AMR among poultry, cattle a worry for Kenya 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Health ministry draws up ways to prevent antibiotics residue from ending up in plate
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Pandukudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Watershed development projects reviewed 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Watershed development projects reviewed
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Study shows how Arctic sea ice loss accelerates permafrost thaw 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
Research finds that Arctic permafrost thawed in the past as well when there was no sea ice, leading to global temperature rise
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (January 11-17, 2020) 19.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Illegal dumping of coal pollutes water body in SWKH 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: The All Khasi Hills A’chik Federation (AKHAF) has alleged illegal dumping of coal on a riverside in Cherragao village in South West Khasi Hills resulting in pollution to the water body which is the only one flowing through the area. According to the federation, due to the dumping of the mineral by the water […]
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Protect your hair from city pollution 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Dry ends? Dullness? Itchy scalp? Increased exposure to air pollution could be a key reason to these common hair problems. It is pretty impossible to avoid pollution in urban Indian cities. Even in Shillong, the level of pollution has gone up in the last one decade. Air in our cities is heavily loaded with dust, […]
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An eye for a purpose, on land & under sea 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
By Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Nature has a reason for everything. A creature’s environment plays the main part in deciding how its eyes develop and function. For instance, starfish have five eyes at the end of each arm, but they can only see shade and light and huge masses of land. They don’t need to see […]
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Irrigation does more than deplete groundwater, it changes climate too 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
More measured irrigation can help conserve water, suggests author of new study
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Woes of river island people discussed 17.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Woes of river island people discussed
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Ports, trains and trade: Xi to offer Myanmar billion-dollar bounty 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Yangon: A high-speed rail line to the east, a deep-sea port to the west, and a makeover for commercial heart Yangon — Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrives in Myanmar on Friday laden with investment pledges worth billions which could reshape the country. Here are five of the main projects — and some of the issues […]
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Cold trap: Severe winter keeps killing Indians as govt drags feet on policy 15.1.2020 Downtoearth
India recognised cold waves as disaster in 2012. But the country still does not have an effective action plan to mitigate its impact
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 15, 2020) 15.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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AMR, flu pandemic again top WHO’s list of health challenges for 2020 14.1.2020 Downtoearth
UN body also lists newer challenges related to adolescents, emerging technologies and food among others
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In the future there will be more rain, but less water, in the Nile Basin 14.1.2020 Downtoearth
About 250 million people are reliant on the Nile’s waters in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt
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NGT prohibits construction of housing complex in north Delhi 14.1.2020 PTI: All news
NGT prohibits construction of housing complex in north Delhi
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Treasure in excreta: Fast-depleting phosphorus can be extracted from faecal sludge 13.1.2020 Downtoearth
India needs more nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium for its agriculture
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