User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Jan 18 2020 23:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Majuli may disappear entirely by 2040, feel experts
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NIDHI Accelerator Road Show Programme held at CAU Imphal 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
NIDHI Accelerator Road Show Programme held at CAU Imphal
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Suresh Prabhu made India's Sherpa for G20 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Former Commerce and Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, who missed ministerial berth during the swearing-in of the new government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been named as India's Sherpa for the G20 summit at Osaka in Japan. According to official sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the summit to be held from June 27 to 29. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that Mr Prabhu would be India's Sherpa at the meet. This would be the sixth time that Prime Minister Modi would be participating in the G20 summit. Mr Modi will hold talks and participate in the deliberations, he said. On May 30, when Mr Prabhu's name went missing from the ministers' list, there was a lot of speculation on the future politics of Mr Prabhu, who was considered blue-eyed boy of PM Modi. Speaking to reporters, Mr Prabhu said innovation in digital economy, artificial intelligence and food security would figure among other issues at the G20 Summit talks. He also said terrorism, global ...
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In this Gujarat grassland, a plant introduced in the 1950s is disrupting the nomadic way of life 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The 3,000 sq km stretch in Kutch is home to more than 60 unique types of grasses, which are now under threat.
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Church joins crusade against climate change 31.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Church joins crusade against climate change
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Environment Directorate set to restore six water bodies 28.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Environment Directorate set to restore six water bodies
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Five charts show how India fared on climate change, unemployment and women’s safety in 2019 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
Data released this year showed joblessness at a 45-year high and a record number of extreme weather events.
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How the upcoming Satellite Town Ring Road will affect lives and livelihoods around Bengaluru 26.12.2019 Citizen Matters
The proposed Satellite Town Ring Road (STRR) will connect 12 major towns outside Bengaluru. It will trigger rapid changes in peri-urban areas in terms of occupation, land use and so on
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Environmentalists in India are trying to map peatlands. How will this help combat climate change? 22.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Peatlands are found across India but there has been no effort to systematically map them.
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Meet the woman who is single-handedly trying to save Kolkata’s Rabindra Sarovar lake 20.12.2019 Scroll.in
Sumita Banerjee’s conservation attempts have earned her love and respect, but also some enemies.
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International Mountain Day 2019: History and theme 11.12.2019 Scroll.in
The theme for International Mountain Day 2019 is ‘Mountains Matter for Youth’.
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The Weekend Fix: Why police encounters should not be encouraged by politicians, and nine other reads 8.12.2019 Scroll.in
10 must-read pieces for your Sunday.
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India is the fifth most vulnerable country to effects of climate change, says new report 7.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2018, India saw extreme weather conditions, causing economic losses of Rs 2.7 lakh crore – nearly as much as its defence budget.
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Farmers most vulnerable to climate change, doctors the least: Guwahati study 4.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A livelihood vulnerability study conducted in Guwahati, Assam, finds that farmers are the most sensitive to climate change, followed by drivers and street food sellers in the urban setting.
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‘There is no conclusive data to link air pollution to deaths,’ Babul Supriyo tells Rajya Sabha 2.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Union minister of state for environment said factors such as food habits, occupational hazards, and medical history also affect an individual’s health.
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Carbon positive villages stressed 30.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Carbon positive villages stressed
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Actor Pamela Anderson writes to PM Modi, urges him to promote veganism at government events 29.11.2019 Scroll.in
She wrote to the prime minister on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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How social media is strengthening the youth climate movement in India 28.11.2019 Citizen Matters
While policy makers and adult activists are busy figuring out the logistics of the imminent COP25 in Madrid, student strikers in India are busy organising mass movements across their cities. And Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are proving to be their chief allies in this.
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Are liberals more likely to be gluten sensitive than conservatives? A US study investigates 25.11.2019 Scroll.in
Media voices ranging from the satirical show Portlandia to commentators on Fox News have poked fun at what they characterise as the gluten-intolerant left.
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