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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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The Daily Fix: Cyclone Fani reminds India that climate change should be on the political agenda too 8.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It’s ruining millions of lives. It must be addressed head-on.
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Global biodiversity is declining ‘more rapidly than ever’, according to an alarming new report 6.5.2019 Scroll.in
Around one million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, according to research by a team of international experts.
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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The Readers’ Editor writes: India is in the midst of a water crisis. Why isn’t it an election issue? 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
No political party has articulated a clear vision of how to ensure India’s depleting water resources are conserved. Few journalists have covered the issue too.
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Conversion into fish farms will be disastrous: VC 4.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Conversion into fish farms will be disastrous: VC
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Bye, bye birdie: A bird sanctuary could disappear as Pune metro speeds ahead 2.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In Pune, an upcoming elevated metro line poses threat to Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, which houses over 100 species of birds and 30 species of butterflies. Meanwhile, citizen groups are pushing for the sanctuary's conservation
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Declining rainfall turns paddy fields into fish farms 29.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Declining rainfall turns paddy fields into fish farms
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought 28.4.2019 Scroll.in
In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.
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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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Tackling air pollution has finally made it to party manifestos – but their promises aren’t enough 26.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution does not appear to be a priority for voters in India and parties too are slow to act on it.
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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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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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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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World Earth Day observed 23.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Earth Day observed
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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