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China to build new scientific observation station in Tibet 30.3.2017 The Tribune
BEIJING: China will build a new observation station in Tibet to assist research and monitoring of the ecological system in the southeast of the autonomous region.
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Centre to build 1 crore structures to harvest rainwater 30.3.2017 bangaloremirror
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Rajasthan's fight against drought is showing positive results 30.3.2017 Downtoearth
The state has launched an ambitious programme to become drought-free in four years
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Earthworms are more important than pandas (if you want to save the planet) 30.3.2017 Downtoearth
We focus on large, charismatic animals at the expense of these crucial "lowly creatures"
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The hospitable weed 30.3.2017 Hindu: S & T
Thorny bushes of Seemai Karuvelam host a variety of birds and mammals that are less-cared for. A complete eradication of the weed may affect the local biodiversity of the city peripheries
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Govt plans to make 23 lakh rain water harvesting structures 30.3.2017 The Tribune
NEW DELHI: The government is working on a master plan envisaging construction of about 23 lakh artificial recharge and rainwater harvesting structures in rural areas and 88 lakh in urban areas, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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Government plans to make 23 lakh rain water harvesting structure 30.3.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
Narendra Singh Tomar said the Central Ground Water Board has prepared a conceptual document entitled 'Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India'.
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Arabian Sea is suffocating due to toxic algae bloom, and it is going to get worse 30.3.2017 Downtoearth
The extent and frequency of harmful algae bloom increases, thanks to ocean warming and higher levels of water pollution due to human activities
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How Arctic governance could become a testing ground for Sino-US relations 30.3.2017 All International Stories
Both countries have an interest in the Arctic - but for very different reasons
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In a deficit state, water not an issue for temple festival 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
200 mcft to be released for a 20-min temple ritual
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Left celebrates a different Ugadi 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
Cultural events highlight plastic usage, globalisation, pollution of Krishna river
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‘Kudimaramathu’ work gains momentum 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
58 works have been taken up with an allocation of ₹4.3 crore from the State government
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Reusable carbon nanotubes, the next-gen water filter 30.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Authors John-David Rocha and Reginald Rogers demonstrated the potential of this emerging technology to clean polluted water.
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KCR vows to turn parched Palamur land as fertile 30.3.2017 thehansindia3900
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Set up effluent treatment plants by May: APSPCB 30.3.2017
Rajahmundry: In order to protect the water bodies from getting polluted all the industries, municipal bodies and local bodies have been asked to set up functional primary effluent treatment plants or sewage treatment plants by May in the state. Recently, the Supreme Court has issued directions stating that the state pollution control board has to issue ‘consent to operate’ to an industry provided it has established a effluent treatment plant and after inspection that the ETP complies with the norms, the PCB will issue a ‘no objection certificate’ and the industry can go ahead with its operation. In case of existing industrial units, the PCB is communicating to them to obtain ‘consent to operate’ from it and such status will be given only when the industry sets up a fully operational ETP. In the event of the industry failing to set up a functional ETP within given time, it will not be permitted to operate. In case of industrial areas and industrial clusters, common effluent treatment plants are to be set ...
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TN drought losses pegged at $3 billion by Swiss insurer 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
"There has been severe water shortage to paddy and rabi crops.Borewells in many districts don't yield enough water even for drinking requirements.With the land parched, grazing grounds for cattle has shrunk.
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Plastic waste clogs Kodappamund Channel 30.3.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Public should have responsibility to prevent waste entering into the channel
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Groundwater dips 20 cm per year as Chennai over exploits aquifers 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Nungambakkam High Road battered 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
Motorists put to difficulty as road, dug up for sewage pipleline work, is yet to get completion certificate
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Mumbai: Infra push in BMC Budget, coastal roads get Rs 1,000 crore 30.3.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which presented its Budget on Wednesday, has allocated
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