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Bye, bye birdie: As plans for Pune metro speed up, a bird sanctuary risks becoming collateral damage 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
From garbage to road construction, Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary has faced several threats, with the latest being an elevated metro line.
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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Pallikaranai apartment shows the way towards greener living 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An apartment complex in Pallikaranai has taken a multi-pronged approach towards sustainable living, with replicable changes in waste management, power generation and water conservation.
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How One Activist Used a Little Shaming and a Lot of Patience to Clean Up Chinese Factories 23.4.2019 Mother Jones
One humid July day, the Chinese environmentalist Ma Jun stood in front of an alley sandwiched by two warehouses at the factory of an Apple supplier called Catcher, a two-hour bullet-train ride south of Beijing. He wore safety goggles and scribbled in a notebook. Two Apple executives flanked him. Guides from Catcher toured Ma around […]
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Daily Digest: Lawmakers return to a full plate 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Catch up on politics and government news from around the region.
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Appeals court delivers blow to those concerned about low water in White Bear Lake 23.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling that the Department of Natural Resources violated the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act in managing groundwater pumping permits.
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Kauai with kids is one giant theme park, but it’s no Disneyland. It’s better 22.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The painted red concrete on Disneyland’s Splash Mountain was starting to look like the rich red dirt of Waimea Canyon. The canopy of trees and the rope bridge at the theme park’s Tarzan’s Treehouse evoked Maluhia Road Tree Tunnel and Hanapepe’s Swinging Bridge. And on board the Jungle Cruise, I...

How a Tiny Endangered Species Put a Man in Prison 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As […]
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As California’s delta smelt spirals toward extinction, a future in captivity awaits 22.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Time may be running out for California’s most infamous fish.

Despite a decades-long rescue effort, the tiny delta smelt appears closer than ever to vanishing from its only natural home, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Now, some worry it won’t be long before the only place the once-abundant species...

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In Venezuela, life has gone from bad to worse. And the world has quit noticing 21.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In recent weeks, the people calling in to my morning radio show in the Venezuelan town of Trujillo have asked questions I just can’t answer: "When will the power be back?" "Where can we get clean water?" "How long will we have to deal with this situation?"

Things have been hard for years here,...

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When We All Move to Space, We’ll Have to Be Picky About Houseplants 20.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  LaShelle Spencer knew that she was supposed to kill Alfred, but she couldn’t bring herself to do it. Technically his job was done, and Spencer had been instructed to dispose of him and get on with her work. But he […]
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Eco India, Episode 24: Amid an acute water crisis, Batik textile makers in Gujarat are going organic 20.4.2019 Scroll.in
Every week, Eco India brings you stories of innovations from across India and Europe, and the people who make them possible.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Cancer-causing chemical taints water after deadly Paradise wildfire 19.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The drinking water in Paradise, Calif., where 85 people died last year in the nation’s worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.

Officials believe the contamination happened after the November firestorm created a toxic combination of...

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Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan 18.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river’s biggest user put up a roadblock.

The Imperial Irrigation District in southeast California filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking...

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Sriperumbudur candidates: Heavyweight takes on newbie; infrastructure in focus 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
As DMK's T R Baalu returns to contest the seat he held till 2014, he finds himself up against a newbie from PMK among others in the fray. Who are the others and what do residents say about the real problems in the Sriperumbudur constituency?
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Singapore seizes water plant from Hyflux after launching accounts probe 17.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Singapore moved to take control of debt-laden Hyflux's key water treatment plant on Wednesday, a day after authorities said they were reviewing the company's disclosures to see if it has breached any laws.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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