User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Mar 29 2020 23:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A 2018 health programme could be India’s answer to tackling animal-to-human diseases 29.3.2020 Scroll.in
The WHO recommended the ‘One Health’ framework in 2008 and India implemented it in 2018.
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Wisdom of Niligiri’s traditional honey hunters hold lessons for bee conservation 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Grassroot organisations are working with locals to help preserve traditional practices.
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NABARD puts State’s credit potential at ₹2.44 cr. for 2020-21 18.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
It says climate change is major challenge in Karnataka, particularly in farm sector
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How rapid deforestation and urbanisation in Asia is aiding the spread of infectious diseases 17.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
About 60% of infectious diseases in humans come from animals.
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In 2018, floods cost India 1,808 lives and farmland the size of Mizoram 14.3.2020 Scroll.in
On average, floods and extreme rainfall led to 14 deaths per day during the 2019 monsoons.
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Heat stress may impact over 1.2 billion people annually by 2100: study 14.3.2020 Hindu: Internet
This is more than 12 times the number who would have been affected without industrial era global warming
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It’s official: BNP’s eco-sensitive zone reduced by 100 sq.km. 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Centre issues gazette notification; Environmentalists upset
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7 states saw drop in rainfall in last 30 years 9.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Seven states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland — have shown “significant decreasing trends” in annual rainfall in the last 30 years and many parts of the country witnessed increase in number of “dry days” during the monsoon season which adversely affected groundwater recharges in these regions.
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In these Uttar Pradesh villages, women’s fight against climate change is redefining gender norms 8.3.2020 Scroll.in
Non-profit Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group has been training women in climate-resilient farming in eastern UP.
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In a rapidly urbanising India, here’s how you can revive the dwindling bee population 1.3.2020 Scroll.in
One way to save them is by adopting them as pets.
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Fair highlights water conservation, higher crop yield technologies 1.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
‘Rainwater harvesting can make farming sustainable’
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How 15 citizens are building about 8000 sq m of forests in Bengaluru 28.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Within just a year, 15 residents near Manyata tech park have built five mini forests using the Miyawaki method. These forests, expected to mature in the next five years, is a now major lung space in this traffic-choked area.
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India is home to over 8,000 species of medicinal plants – and they’re increasingly under threat 25.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
For many indigenous communities, they are an integral part of primary healthcare.
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CAG holds meeting with Ministries to seek suggestions on auditing 24.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The CAG interacted with the representatives of seven selected Ministries in New Delhi on Monday, an official statement said.
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Kitchen gardening grabs attention of the health conscious 24.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Kitchen gardening grabs attention of the health conscious
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Home gardens in Bengal hit by climate change 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
‘They maintain green cover, harbour rich biodiversity and help in poverty reduction’
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Amid declining production, Kashmiri farmers seek geographical indication tag for local saffron 23.2.2020 Scroll.in
The Kashmiri variety of the crop is currently sold at a much lower price than it is worth.
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No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, future: report 23.2.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
They face existential threats from climate change and commercial pressures, say experts
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Turn farming profitable to make it attractive: Venkaiah 22.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
Vice-President calls upon the scientists, researchers and farmers to join hands
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Monsoon in Sunderbans likely to get longer, warn climate experts 22.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A fact sheet has called for long-term coastal planning to preserve intertidal habitats in the region
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