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Cheruvayal Raman’s paddy project: 20 years, 54 varieties, 1 national award 5.4.2020 Downtoearth
This 70-year old farmer's lifelong mission is to save Kerala's traditional rice varieties
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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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ONGC Assam Asset operates 24×7 braving COVID-19 pandemic 3.4.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The employees of ONGC, Assam Asset are working in the oil and gas fields 24×7 despite the prevailing COVID-19 environment. The ONGC authority is taking all possible measures to ensure safety of oil and gas wells and associated pipelines. This will also ensure the safety of the people of Assam living in the vicinity […]
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NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  
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COVID-19 is an opportunity 31.3.2020 Downtoearth
It provides a chance to work towards strengthening public health systems and better disaster resilience
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Leopard attacks man 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Leopard attacks man
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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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Environment again not given priority in Delhi Budget for 2020-21 24.3.2020 Downtoearth
Only Rs 52 crore our of a total Rs 65 thousand crore allotted for city’s air pollution epidemic
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MPs can drive home policy changes — by asking the right questions 23.3.2020 Downtoearth
Question on non-compliance by thermal power plants in Rajya Sabha should have driven home a bigger point. Problem, however, was the question itself   
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Time for review 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
The monitoring process measures impact and helps students to work towards change
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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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Water in the age of coronavirus 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
As we confront the new global enemy SARS-COV-2, the availability of water will be a crucial determinant for a successful outcome in this war  
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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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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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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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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (March 20, 2020) 20.3.2020 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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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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