User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Jul 08 2020 09:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Assam Rifles Launches Tree Plantation Drive 8.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Assam Rifles Launches Tree Plantation Drive
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Van Mahotsav: Tree plantation drive continues across State 8.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Van Mahotsav: Tree plantation drive continues across State
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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Inherent vice: Is racism hardwired into human DNA? 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
And how does modern civilisation encourage us to suppress these tribalistic impulses?
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How a bunch of Mumbai’s fishers kept their businesses afloat amid coronavirus lockdown 14.6.2020 Scroll.in
A network of 600 fishermen cut out the middlemen and started delivering produce to customers’ doorstep.
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For countries like India, tackling antibiotic resistance is key to preventing the next pandemic 13.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The risk is higher in countries with inadequate basic water, hygiene and sanitation infrastructure.
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Coronavirus has given Indian ‘foodies’ a chance to become genuine ‘food lovers’ 11.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The pandemic has bared the vulnerability of our food sources. This is one of our best shots to hit reset on what and how we eat.
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Kerala: Elephant may have accidentally eaten firecracker-stuffed fruit, says environment ministry 8.6.2020 Scroll.in
The ministry further took note of the illegal act of planting fruits laced with explosives to repel wild boars from entering plantation farms.
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Black Death aided the rise of big businesses. Covid-19 is doing something similar 6.6.2020 Scroll.in
Mega corporations like Amazon and Netflix have stepped up to the challenges of a post-coronavirus world.
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'COVID-19 is a man made pandemic' 6.6.2020 Rediff: News
'Wild animals lived in their natural environment.' 'So, viruses could not be communicated.' 'Then came mass production and mass quartering of animals -- whether it be poultry, pigs and cattle -- which gave rise to bird flu, SARS and the mad cow disease.' 'Vast amounts of animal produce are also being flown from one part of the world to another, which has helped to spread the virus.' 'All these changes have led to a new and deadly mutation of the virus that has immobliised human beings.'
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Widespread tree plantation drives in State mark World Environment Day 6.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Widespread tree plantation drives in State mark World Environment Day
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How Amitav Ghosh imagined the impact of a cyclone hitting Mumbai in his book ‘The Great Derangement’ 4.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘What might happen if a Category 4 or 5 storm, with 240 kmph or higher wind speeds, were to run directly into Mumbai?’
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Covid-19 has stalled UN’s goals to reduce global hunger, poverty and climate change 1.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The setback was highlighted in its latest report on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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Locust swarm: Coordination with Pakistan crucial for containing attacks, says key official 29.5.2020 Scroll.in
An interview with KL Gurjar, deputy director of the Locust Warning Organisation.
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Pakistan’s solution to the locust invasion is to turn the pests into chicken feed 28.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The idea is based on a pilot project carried out in Okara district in February.
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Cyclone Amphan is the latest reminder that India needs to upgrade its disaster management systems 27.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In 2019, India saw five million new internal displacements caused by climate disasters.
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Fighting hyper tension: 4 simple things you can do 17.5.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Sodium can cause water retention resulting in inflammation and damage of the blood vessels, Dr Manoj Kutteri.
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Video speech contest on climate 14.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Video speech contest on climate
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In the Western Ghats, 2.2 lakh trees will be axed to make way for upcoming rail line 12.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The line, connecting Hubballi and Ankola, poses a risk to 2,500 endemic species.
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Focus on agriculture: Rio to people 7.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Focus on agriculture: Rio to people
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