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Traditional houses that served generations of Ladakhis are unable to cope with climate change 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Average summer rainfall has quadrupled in ten years, leading to annual floods, more pests and leaks in houses that were built to deal with snow.
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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A forest in the Western Ghats is helping scientists understand how malaria spreads in birds 13.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The spread of the infection disease, hastened by the effects of climate change, is increasingly killing large numbers of birds in the tropics.
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PM Modi urged UNCCD leadership to focus on water management, land restoration, ending plastic usage 9.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Announcing that India would raise the total area to be restored of its land degraded status from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares before 2030, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the leadership of UN body of combat desertification to create a Global Water Action Agenda, which is central to the […]
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PM Modi announces India will restore 26 million degraded land by 2030 9.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that India will achieve its ambitious plan to restore degraded land from 21 milliion to 26 million hectors before 2030. “I would like to announce that India would raise its ambition of the total area that would be restored from its land degradation status, from 21 […]
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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Two years of extreme rainfall have left Karnataka’s Kodagu struggling to stay afloat 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
A change in rainfall patterns, along with human acts such as deforestation and land-use changes, have contributed to the deluge.
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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City varsity for linking education with sustainable development 2.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
City varsity for linking education with sustainable development
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The great wildebeest migration under multiple threats 2.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
The great wildebeest migration under multiple threats
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Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes
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Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced
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WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area
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WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area
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Deficit rainfall hits Ukhrul, Kamjong hard ; Farmers stare at poor harvest 27.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deficit rainfall hits Ukhrul, Kamjong hard ; Farmers stare at poor harvest
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan 24.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Jal Shakti Abhiyan
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Satellite images of Amazon fires indicate that land is probably being cleared for cattle pasture 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The pictures are providing data that scientists can mine for insights on what’s happening on a basin-wide scale.
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How catastrophic will climate change in the Himalayas be for the rest of India (and the world)? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Wild Himalaya’ is Stephen Alter’s monumental history of mountain range explores its present and its future as well as its past.
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Blue waves on Chennai beaches: Natural wonder or danger signal? 21.8.2019 DNA
We may need to be worried that we witnessed a thing that was beautiful.
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Comments called for on the Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy Released 19.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Natural resources form the backbone of any economic development. India, as one of the fastest growing economies with GDP at 2.6 trillion USD, has increased its material consumption to six times, from 1.18 billion tonnes (BT) in 1970 to 7 BT in 2015.
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