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Antarctic ice is melting six times faster than in the ’80s, says study 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Researcher predicts a 10-foot rise in sea levels this century, as global warming and ozone depletion send more ocean heat towards the continent.
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Antarctica melting away at alarming rate: Study 15.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
Ice loss in Antarctica has increased from 40 gigatonnes per year from 1979-90 all the way up to 252 gigatonnes per year from 2009-17, a 6-fold increase.
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Antartica melting away at alarming rate, scientists worried 15.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
A new study has revealed that melting of the ice and snow from the entire continent of Antarctica has accelerated by 280 per cent in the last four decades.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study 11.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
A warmer ocean causes sea level to rise, bringing problems like dangerous coastal flooding. It leads to the loss of sea ice, heating the waters even further.
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects 3.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Why a shrinking Bannerghatta forest should worry Bengalureans 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Without urgent action against commercialisation of the fringe, Bannerghatta National Park could lose wildlife and biodiversity very soon.
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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Wintertime heat melting Greenland's ice sheet: Scientists 26.12.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The ice sheet in this region is melting at its fastest rate and continued global warming will further accelerate the thawing process.
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Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study
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Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study 23.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study
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Ground report: Odisha’s coastal erosion refugees keep returning to their old homes 23.12.2018 Scroll.in
Though the state has resettled villagers from coastal erosion prone area in Kendrapara district, there are no livelihood opportunities there.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Earth Sciences. 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards; to explore marine living and non-living resources in a sustainable way and to explore the three polar-regions (Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas).
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Awareness on conservation of forest held at FEEDS, Hengbung 20.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness on conservation of forest held at FEEDS, Hengbung
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India is ‘planting forests’ to forestall the impending water crisis. It is a fool's errand 17.12.2018 Scroll.in
Instead, for a start, we should allow forests to regrow naturally. Planting trees creates a plantation, not a forest.
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NASA satellite maps Antarctica ice sheets, sea ice, forests 12.12.2018 Sify Finance
NASA's satellite to track Earth's melting ice has revealed accurate first maps of Antarctica such that it can measure sea ice height to within an inch, the US sapace agency has said.
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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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Awareness programme on environment held 10.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness programme on environment held
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