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Save the waves 21.6.2020 The Shillong Times
By Priyanka Saurabh Understanding the importance of oceans in life, we earthlings must turn our attention to keeping the existence of the oceans intact. At present, the effect of human activities is also visible on the seas. Oxygen level in oceans is steadily declining and life is in danger due to the presence of huge […]
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Rethinking our climate 7.6.2020 The Shillong Times
By Dr Arvind Kumar Given the beginning of Super Year for Nature and Biodiversity and our parallel commitments to realise sustainable development goals and ecosystem restoration, the theme for this year’s World Environment Day is ‘It’s time for nature’. It is a reminder that Nature as our ally must not be forgotten in providing for […]
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Govt asked Coal India to stop mining way back in 1989 5.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked Coal India to stop mining way back in 1989
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NSUI urges CM to save Dehing Patkai 22.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
NSUI urges CM to save Dehing Patkai
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‘Reverse move on Dehing Patkai mining’ 22.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Reverse move on Dehing Patkai mining’
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Cong opposes coal mining move in Dehing Patkai 21.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Cong opposes coal mining move in Dehing Patkai
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Gogoi moves PM against coal mining in Assam elephant reserve 20.5.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Former Assam chief minister, Tarun Gogoi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revoke the recent decision of the National Board for Wild Life (NBWL) permitting open cast mining of coal at Saleki proposed reserve forest, which is a part of Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve in Upper Assam. “The Dehing Patkai region is very rich […]
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Rice-fish farming system in India is in urgent need of conservation and promotion 17.4.2020 Downtoearth
Along with reducing the emission of greenhouse gases, co-culture systems have beneficial effects on farm income and improving the livelihood of poor rural people and progressive farmers
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New mining leases deemed to have all approvals for 2 years: Environment ministry 7.4.2020 Downtoearth
New lessee will take on water, air, forest rights and other liabilities from the previous lessee
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From trickle to stream 5.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Hillary Hoppock Water is a precious resource, especially for farmers in India, where agriculture is primarily rain-fed. Competition over finite water resources, compounded by climate change, has raised concerns about India’s food security, the livelihoods of farmers as well as the country’s economic development. The changing climate is affecting not just rainfall but also […]
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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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Climate change to affect water availability, alter food production: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Water mediated many climate change impacts on agriculture, said the report
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Policy agreements on climate change must take water into account: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Climate change will further strain water-stressed countries, create similar problems in regions not severely affected so far, the report stated
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Current financing inadequate for universal water, sanitation coverage: UN report 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Ignoring climate risks and failing to increase water investments would threaten chances of meeting this target, it said
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Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
A key way to cut risk of falling sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. But what if you don’t have access to clean water?
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Protecting peatlands can help attain climate goals 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Peatland degradation can trigger release of stored carbon. A UN report underlined ways to map and monitor them
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How will climate change affect carbon sequestered in tropical forests? 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
New study emphasises not just species diversity but also geodiversity
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Climate change and water: Upside down 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Redesign the water sequence to bring equity in supply
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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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A God we must not fail 16.3.2020 Downtoearth
2020 is our make-or-break decade to ensure water security. We need to make water our single-biggest obsession as we know the solutions too
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