User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Mar 25 2019 02:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Roaring profits: Every rupee invested in an Indian tiger reserve yields returns of Rs 2,500 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
A new study examines the tangible and intangible flow benefits resulting from government investments in tiger reserves.
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73rd I Day Message from HCM Sh PS Tamang (Golay) 15.8.2019 Voice of Sikkim
Today, we are celebrating the 73rd, Independence Day. Our hearty congratulations, warmest greetings and very best wishes to the people of India and our own state Sikkim. As we are aware the Independence came to India after a protracted struggle against the British regime. Our towering leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Baba Ambedkar, Sardar […]
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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Volunteering is cool: How Bengaluru’s youth are helping out orphanages, cleaning black spots, and more 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Are Bengaluru's youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city's young volunteers that prove they aren't. From serving others to saving the planet, there's much these volunteers are trying to do
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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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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People must participate actively in governance process to fast-track development: Vice President 10.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that people of the country must be active participants in governance to fast-track the process of development. He said that merely enacting legislations would not create solutions to problems and stressed that laws must be backed by political skill and administrative will.
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Can clones save Darjeeling tea from the stresses of climate change? 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
Scientists are experimenting with climate-resistant clones and organic cultivation that may help preserve the plants’ flavour.
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How we manage land today holds the key to addressing climate change 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Land is a critical resource and under pressure from humans and climate change, but it could also be a part of the solution, says latest IPCC report.
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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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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Should Himalayan states be paid a fee for keeping their water clean and forests standing? 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The states have asked the central government to pay them for ecosystem services.
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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Planting trees is a good idea, but not everywhere – especially not in grasslands 3.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Adding trees can alter how grassy ecosystems function.
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Plant and grow trees for life, says EM Edmund Chiphang 31.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Plant and grow trees for life, says EM Edmund Chiphang
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Govt committed to combat climate change at highest level: Environment ministry 26.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Responding to a query in the Lok Sabha on India's preparedness to tackle climate change, minister of state for environment Babul Supriyo said several schemes have been initiated by the government to fight the global issue, including the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC).
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Traditional lifestyle, farming practices help conserve bio-diversity 22.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Traditional lifestyle, farming practices help conserve bio-diversity
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South Asian science-fiction is finally centrestage, bringing us closer to our own reality 20.7.2019 Scroll.in
No survey of literature from the region can exclude such a diverse and fascinating body of work.
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Impact of climate change on farmers stressed 19.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Impact of climate change on farmers stressed
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