User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Jun 24 2019 10:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Local paddy varieties pushed to brink of disappearance 24.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Local paddy varieties pushed to brink of disappearance
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Briquettes: An environmental friendly sustainable alternative to firewood & charcoal 23.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Briquettes: An environmental friendly sustainable alternative to firewood & charcoal
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Insurance Cover for Risk-Prone Crops 21.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Government has conducted several studies to measure and quantify the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture. Extensive field and simulation studies were carried out in agriculture and allied sectors by several network centers consisting of ICAR Institutes such as Indian Agricultural Research Institute at New Delhi, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture at Hyderabad, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore etc. and State Agricultural Universities, located in different parts of the country.
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Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition 21.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition
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Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study 20.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study
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In Marathwada, drought has gone on for so long that farmers have ‘stopped expecting a decent life’ 19.6.2019 Scroll.in
No one in the region remembers the last time they received good rains.
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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin.
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India will lead by example in combating desertification: Union Environment Minister 17.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Minister today said that we as a country make targets not under any global pressure but for our own country’s real sustainable development, and as in the past India will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.
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‘My book is not an apocalyptic book at all. I guess I’m leaving hope as a possibility’: Amitav Ghosh 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The author of ‘Gun Island’ on the role of fiction, his relationship with the Sunderbans, and why pre-modern texts might hold answers to today’s problems.
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World Cup matches are getting washed out – but Britain is actually in the midst of a drought 13.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Not long after Britain was basking in one of the warmest Easter weekends on record, it is experiencing torrential rain.
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Singapore taps into innovation as water imports start drying up 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Singapore collects rain that falls on two-thirds of its land area and has five recycling plants that provide 40% of its water needs.
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World Environment Day celebrated at Tamenglong 7.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Environment Day celebrated at Tamenglong
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Outreach workshop on climate change held 5.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Outreach workshop on climate change held
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Can Bhubaneswar’s smart city infrastructure withstand summer heat stress? 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Extreme heat stress caused by high 'wet bulb temperatures' and urban heat island effect come into play in Odisha's capital, that is often the hottest city in the country during summers. But what do these terms imply, and how are they a threat to the upcoming smart city?
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Wild relatives of wheat in Ladakh may hold key to hardier, drought-resistant crops 27.5.2019 Scroll.in
Climate change is leading to several stresses on the world’s hybrid crops. Scientists in India are now evaluating wild varieties of these crops for solutions.
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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What we lost and gained after watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the midst of an environmental crisis 18.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The global blockbuster asks tough questions such as, are we willing to make personal sacrifices to save our own futures?
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'Invasion' of Fall Armyworm studied 17.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
'Invasion' of Fall Armyworm studied
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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