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Government committed to harness science and technology for the preservation of environment": Dr. Harsh Vardhan Commencement of DST-Intel Collaborative Research for Real-time River Water and Air 16.1.2018 General News
 Government committed to harness science and technology for the preservation of environment”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan
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Mumbai Gets a Flamingo Sanctuary as Trade-Off for Trans-Harbour Sea-Link 16.1.2018 The Wire

When a new highway had to cut through mudflats where flamingos come in, the quid pro quo by the Maharashtra government was to notify a flamingo sanctuary.

The post Mumbai Gets a Flamingo Sanctuary as Trade-Off for Trans-Harbour Sea-Link appeared first on The Wire.

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Why India must LISTEN to this man 16.1.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
'Learning by doing is in our genes.'
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A new weapon in the carbon fight 15.1.2018 Hindu: Opinion
The ability of soils to sequester carbon as a win-win strategy must be recognised by policymakers
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Rising sea swamps island along Bengal coast 15.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Mousuni (West Bengal), Jan 15: The living drown and the dead float out of their graves as the rising sea engulfs Baliara village in Mousuni, an island facing the Bay of Bengal. Every third or fourth day, the high tide enters homes and leaves farms a wasteland.
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As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction? 15.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
We are in the middle of the sixth great mass extinction in Earth's history. To put this in perspective, Earth lost the dinosaurs in the last great mass extinction event, 65 million years ago - so this is kind of a big deal | #FirstCulture
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UN hails India, China for fighting climate change 13.1.2018 General News
India and China are "strongly committed" to the leadership in fighting climate change and ensuring they do not suffer its "devastating" impacts at a time when others are "failing", the UN has said. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a "very solid commitment" for climate action, pointing out that African nations were the biggest victims of the globally changing weather patterns. "Of the largest economies of the world, the two largest economies of the G77 are strongly committed to the leadership in climate action - and I refer to China and India," Guterres said on the occasion of handover ceremony of the Chairmanship of the 'Group of 77 (G77) and China' in New York yesterday. Egypt took over the chairmanship of the group from Ecuador. "In a moment when others are failing, I see the largest economies of the Group of 77 and China to be assuming the leadership in climate action to make sure that we don't suffer the dramatic and devastating impacts of climate ..
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UN Secy-General hails India, China's climate change fight when 'others are failing' 13.1.2018 DNA: Money
The United Nations has hailed India and China for their leadership role and strong commitment in fighting climate change at a time when "others are failing". Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a "very solid commitment" for climate action, pointing out that African nations were the biggest victims of the globally changing weather patterns. "We cannot be defeated by climate change and we are not yet winning this battle," he said yesterday at a ceremony in which Egypt took over the chairmanship of the 'Group of 77 (or G77) and China' from Ecuador. "And it is clear to me that the biggest victims of climate change are members of the G77, namely African countries affected by drought or small island countries affected by the kind of hurricanes that we have seen or the rising levels of waters. "But at the same time, of the largest economies of the world the two largest economies of the G77 are strongly committed to the leadership in climate action - and I refer to China and India," Guterres was ...
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New Dams in Africa Could Add Risk to Power Supplies Along the Way 13.1.2018 The Wire

A majority of planned dams are in the same river basins and will rely on similar patterns of rainfall. Thus, they will be vulnerable at the same time to drought and dry years.

The post New Dams in Africa Could Add Risk to Power Supplies Along the Way appeared first on The Wire.

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MPCB warns 13.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MPCB warns
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UN hails India, China's climate change fight when 'others are failing' 13.1.2018 deccanherald.com
The United Nations has hailed India and China for their leadership role and strong commitment to fighting climate change at a time when "others are failing". Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a "very solid commitment" for climate action, pointing out that African nations were the biggest victims of the globally changing weather patterns. "We cannot be defeated by climate change and we are not yet winning this battle," he said yesterday at a ceremony in which Egypt took over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (or G77) and China from Ecuador. "And it is clear to me that the biggest victims of climate change are members of the G77, namely African countries affected by drought or small island countries affected by the kind of hurricanes that we have seen or the rising levels of waters. "But at the same time, of the largest economies of the world the two largest economies of the G77 are strongly committed to the leadership in climate action - and I refer to China and India," Guterres was ...
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UN hails India, China's climate change fight when 'others are failing' 13.1.2018 Latest News
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN has a 'very solid commitment' for climate action
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Why China wants to dominate the world's green energy markets 13.1.2018 Latest News
First, concerns over environmental degradation are very real in China, owing to issues such as air, food and water pollution, and should be acknowledged
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Interview: The Fight Against Climate Change Needs More Women 13.1.2018 The Wire

Four Chinese environmentalists talk about joining an all-female expedition to the Antarctic.

The post Interview: The Fight Against Climate Change Needs More Women appeared first on The Wire.

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Desalination projects get a boost 13.1.2018 Hindu: News
Expert committee to inspect proposed site for one of the plants at Perur, along East Coast Road
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Take a grain check: There’s more to the Indian diet than polished rice and wheat 12.1.2018 Hindu: Agriculture
It is now forgotten that before the Green Revolution, millets made up 40% of all cultivated grains
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Agriculture minister seeks cooperation from ASEAN countries 12.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said India and ASEAN countries faced similar agrarian challenges and sought their close cooperation to tackle them as a important part of the collaborative agenda.
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Knowledge portal on climate change launched 12.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Developed by EPTRI, it stores and retrieves information
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Donald Trump dubs Paris treaty as 'unfair' but says US could 'conceivably' return to it 11.1.2018 DNA: Popular News
President Donald Trump today said the US could "conceivably" return to the landmark Paris climate agreement but did not indicate any move in that direction. In June, Trump withdrew the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and decided to renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the previous Obama administration. Defending his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Trump said his primary concern with the Paris climate accord was that it treated the US unfairly and that if a better deal could be reached, Washington might be persuaded to rejoin. "The Paris Agreement as drawn and as we signed was very unfair to the United States. It put great penalties on us. It made it very difficult for us to deal in terms of business. It took away a lot of our asset values," Trump said. "Frankly, it's an agreement that I have no problem with, but I had a problem with the agreement that they signed, because, as usual, they made a bad deal," Trump told a news ...
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US could 'conceivably' return to Paris climate accord: Trump 11.1.2018 Rediff: News
In June, Trump withdrew the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and decided to renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the previous Obama administration.
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