User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Sep 22 2016 09:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India's food production threatened due to rising ocean temperatures! 13.9.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
Touted to be 'the greatest hidden challenge for the present generation', the changes in ocean-focused atmospheric patterns have direct implications on food production as the yield is impacted.
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Moringa: Poor man's produce, rich man's food 13.9.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Known largely as a poor man's crop and rich man's food, the leafy moringa, or drumstick tree, is an important tool to fight nutrient deficiency in the wake of climate change, says noted development practitioner Basanta Kumar Kar, terming it a ...
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Moringa: Poor man's produce, rich man's food 13.9.2016 New Kerala: West Bengal
Moringa: Poor man's produce, rich man's food
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Rising ocean temperature could impact India's food production 13.9.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
Food security of India and several other major key food producing countries are threatened by changing weather patterns due to warming of the oceans, which may well be the "greatest" hidden challenge for the present generation, according to a study. Changes in ocean-focused atmospheric patterns have direct implications on food production as the yield is impacted. "The consequences for society of changing weather patterns due to the warming of the oceans are considerable," said the report titled "Explaining ocean warming: causes, scale, effects and consequences". The report released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said they involve a mix of food and water factors, and the evolution of various types of risk. Noting that there have already been changes to precipitation patterns in a number of areas of the planet resulting from large-scale atmospheric teleconnections with ocean warming, the report said there can be increased rainfall in some mid-latitude and monsoon areas and ...
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Ranchi varsity celebrates nature festival 13.9.2016 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
Ranchi University celebrated Karma festival on the premises of its regional and tribal languages department on Monday.Students clad in traditional attire danced to folk songs and swayed to the beats of the Mandar.
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Bitter coffee this 12.9.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
White stem borer menace is causing extensive damage to coffee crop in certain parts of Karnataka. Gana Kedlaya writes about the different dimensions of this problem and the efforts to manage it. This year, the monsoon has not been very kind to the coffee growers in Kodagu district of Karnataka. Besides low rainfall, they are now dealing with another critical problem — most of their crops are infested with coffee white stem borers (CWSB). "It is usually during post monsoons that this problem increases. We have tried several methods from hand-picking them to using pesticides. But feels like the problem has only escalated. This year, we have suffered more," laments coffee estate owner, S Chengappa. First reported in India in 1838, the coffee WSB has been causing substantial economic loss to farmers every year. Though these two-cm beetles complete their life cycle in a year, their emergence periods vary. The female beetle lays eggs in the cracks and crevices of the branches of the host trunk. That ...
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Using art to fix the water crisis 12.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
In a novel initiative, Chennai’s Goethe Institute is planning to introduce art installations around the city’s rivers to promote their restoration
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Ocean warming can hamper food production in India: Study 12.9.2016 Zee News : Science and Technology
Changes in ocean-focused atmospheric patterns have direct implications on food production as the yield is impacted.
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The new extreme reality of floods 11.9.2016 All Opinion Stories
This year's floods not only have the imprint of our gross and near criminal mismanagement, but also mark the beginning of the world risked because of climate change
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Ocean warming to impact food production in India, elsewhere: Report 11.9.2016 News
Report warns of impact on yields and calls it the greatest hidden challenge for the current generation
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Insurers call climate change the ‘mother of all risks’ 10.9.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Insurers call climate change the ‘mother of all risks’
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Leo DiCaprio's released climate change film 'Before the Flood' at TIFF 10.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Leo DiCaprio's released climate change film 'Before the Flood' at TIFF
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GM crops can help India increase food production: US expert 7.9.2016 TOI: All Headlines
GM crops can help India increase food production: US expert
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Judge puts hold on plan to open California lands to fracking 7.9.2016 Hindu: Energy & Environment
The ruling came in a lawsuit brought by a pair of environmental groups, the Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres ForestWatch
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Hermine lingers offshore, brings rough waves, rip currents 6.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Hermine weakens, wind gusts of 30 to 50 mph were expected across southern Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
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Your cup of coffee could become a climate change victim, says report 5.9.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Your cup of coffee could become a climate change victim, says report
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Tissue culture tea lab in Silchar 5.9.2016 The Assam Tribune
Tissue culture tea lab in Silchar
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The need for R and D to Stem climate change 5.9.2016 The New Indian Express - Education - http://newindianexpress.com/education/
Blessy Mathew Prasad learns about how institutes can help ease the heat wave on the sidelines of a Study NZ lecture
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Use less water for agriculture: Experts 4.9.2016 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
Scientists on Saturday emphasized on use of less water for agriculture.Most of them advised farmers to use micro irrigation systems like drip irrigation and sprinklers to grow crops.
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Scientists stress on micro irrigation in agriculture 3.9.2016 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
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