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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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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Sad state of affairs, says HC 8.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sad state of affairs, says HC
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Disaster or development? Why locals are up in arms against the Sikkim rail project 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The ambitious 45 km-long route will upend over 800 houses and have severe environmental consequences, say activists.
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Kolkata: Around 400 people evacuated after metro work hits aquifer, destroys homes 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
The affected areas, Durga Pituri and Shakrapara lanes in Bowbazaar area, have been cordoned off.
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Turmoil on sand 4.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The river sand is the biggest point of political and administrative corruption in the Madhya Pradesh. The powerful and criminal sand mafias are carrying out this business without any hindrance. Everyday sand of crores of rupees are illegally taken out and sold out and bribe of lakhs of rupees are paid in cash every day […]
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Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced
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Chennai Buzz: Water tanker strike called off | World Bank funding for roads project | Dial for Water gets upgrade..and more! 25.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the latest update on the tanker protests to the reported terror threat to city, and boost for several large infrastructure projects, catch the most important news headlines from the city over the last seven days.
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Will this year’s rains ease Bengaluru out of its water scarcity? 20.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Till July end, Karnataka faced severe rainfall deficit, and water levels in Cauvery reservoirs were plummeting. But in just two weeks, the situation has turned around completely. What does this mean for Bengaluru's water crisis?
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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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In photos: How temple tanks are helping the city conserve rain water 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Most temples in Chennai and suburbs were designed to include tanks, that help to collect rainwater and recharge the groundwater in neighbouring areas. Take a look at some of these tanks today to see how they are preparing to catch and save water as the rains arrive.
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Jal shakti Ministry lays roadmap to revive springs across country 13.8.2019 DNA
Nearly 200 million people depend on spring water which is 15% of the population
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‘All went into water’: As Pakistan’s Indus delta sinks, families are migrating en masse 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Villagers cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream.
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Vice President calls for structural reforms in the agricultural sector to make agriculture profitable and sustainable; 10.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for introducing structural reforms in the agricultural sector along with financial assistance schemes like Direct Benefit Transfer to make agriculture profitable and sustainable.
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Bengaluru marches to promote scientific temper 10.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Around 200 scientists, teachers and citizens participated in a march in the city today, to promote scientific temper. Taking science to common citizens, solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis were among the topics discussed at the event
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Despite plentiful rains and rivers, why does India rank among world’s most water-stressed nations? 8.8.2019 Scroll.in
Apart from India, all 17 countries facing the highest level of water stress belong to arid or semi-arid regions.
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Does the National Capital Region need another airport, even if it comes at great ecological cost? 7.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Rs 16,000 crore project, just 70 km from the Delhi airport, is being built over wetlands that are home to Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks.
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Do we really need an airport in Noida at the cost of 63 wetlands and the biodiversity in them? 7.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Over 63 wetlands and habitats of Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks will be affected by the construction of the Noida International Greenfield Airport, just 70 km away from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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Chennai Buzz: Flood mitigation project | Waste and sewage treatment plans | Cauvery to the rescue 5.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Waste, water and climate -- catch some of the latest and most important headlines on these critical issues that will definitely impact life in the city.
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Regulation Necessary for sustainable Sand Mining: P Vaiphei 5.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Regulation Necessary for sustainable Sand Mining: P Vaiphei
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