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Teenagers to hold rally on climate change in Shillong on May 24 20.5.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: As an initiative for raising climate change awareness, a rally by teenagers under the banner of Friday for Future, will be held on May 24. Speaking to reporters here on Monday, Joel Blah Kyndiah said, “It is all about youth to push for political action. Climate change is an issue but it is not significantly addressed.” […]
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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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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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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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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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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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Frequent high-tide flooding can affect coastal communities’ economy 19.2.2019 The Shillong Times
People living in coastal areas are highly affected by economic losses caused by frequent flooding and the impact worsens when the sea level rises, making them more frequent, says a new study. Researchers from Stanford University in the US analysed the economic impact of frequent high-tide flooding in Annapolis, a coastal city in the US, […]
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Minus corrective measures, global warming may hit economy 18.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Minus corrective measures, global warming may hit economy
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Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study 5.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study
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Earth may not appear as blue by 2100: MIT study 5.2.2019 The Shillong Times
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change colour by end of 21st century leading our blue planet to look visibly altered, finds a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The findings showed that climate change has been significantly affecting phytoplankton — the tiny sea creatures […]
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Failure to wake up to adverse effects of climate change would be disastrous 4.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Environment and Public Works Minister Sajjan Singh Verma has said that if we fail to understand the consequences of climate change even at this juncture, the world will have to face a situation of World War III over water. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to pay special attention to water conservation. The Environment […]
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Message of water conservation through painting at Science center 4.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Natural Painting Workshop was organized on the occasion of World Wetlands Day. In this workshop, the children of 66 deprived sections of Shyam Nagar, Indira Nagar, Sai Baba Nagar and Lalghati participated through Parvarish-The Museum School. At the beginning of this workshop, Scientist B Manik Lal Gupta said that life is not possible […]
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Natural Farming the answer to farmers’ problems 4.2.2019 The Shillong Times
By HH Mohrmen A group of Non Governmental Organisations (NGO) in the Khasi Jaiñtia hills area of Meghalaya  under the leadership of Bethany Society are embarking on a new endeavour to help the farming community improve their livelihoods and enhance their incomes. The objective is to improve the skill or re-skill the farmers of the […]
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