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Village on clouds 29.3.2020 The Shillong Times
From CK Nayak While Meghalaya is the abode of clouds with high rainfall, Yemen’s Al-Hutaib village never receives rain for which it is well-known and featured in Planet Earth documentaries. It is an irony that this village is not in a desert. Rather, this is on a mountain slope high above the clouds. There is […]
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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (March 14-20, 2020) 21.3.2020 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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Wash hands to fight COVID-19 outbreak. But is it safe? 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Around 1.9 billion people in the world use non-potable or faecally-contaminated water
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: JSA helped Tirunelveli farmers look at options 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
As farmers could not sow paddy due to water scarcity, Jal Shakti Abhiyan officials urged them to plant other crops 
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Water-stressed in India: In Thanjavur, an outlier in need of conservation measures 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district ranked third in terms of water-conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan  
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Bagalkot not doing enough to conserve water 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The north Karnataka drought-prone district scored poorly under JSA 
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Water-stressed in India: Officials claim Hapur water table has risen due to JSA 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
UP district was among 10 worst perfomers in water conservation work
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Water-stressed in India: Experts unfazed over Bengaluru’s dismal JSA ranking 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
Bengaluru’s water woes and rapidly-depleting groundwater reserves led to it getting an abysmal 200th rank
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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Water-stressed India: Did Jal Shakti Abhiyan help 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Jal shakti abhiyan was launched to end india’s water woes. did it succeed? A review of the best and worst districts
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Climate change and water: Wise old ways 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
We need to tweak traditional methods to tackle climate change
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 18, 2020) 18.3.2020 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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Water-stressed in India: Why Jal Shakti Abhiyan has only cosmetic effect in Palakkad 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Palakkad ranked 219th in Jal Shakti Abhiyan despite more than 2,300 mm rain annually
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Water-stressed in India: Will flood-prone Katihar slowly turn dry 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Mismanagement of supply and cultivation of paddy and maize to cause change
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Water-stressed in India: Kadapa officials urge bottoms-up approach 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Andhra Pradesh district, that was ranked first, could do even better if local officials are given freedom to choose, they say
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Water-stressed in India: Perception trumps reality in Bengal’s Hooghly 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Locals claim they have enough water; Down to Earth found farmers extracted millions of litres of ground water every day through illegal pumps
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