User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Ecosystems
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 11:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Comments called for on the Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy Released 19.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Natural resources form the backbone of any economic development. India, as one of the fastest growing economies with GDP at 2.6 trillion USD, has increased its material consumption to six times, from 1.18 billion tonnes (BT) in 1970 to 7 BT in 2015.
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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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Frequent wildfires in the Arctic and the far North are worsening climate change 16.8.2019 Scroll.in
The blazes are altering ecosystems by reducing older-growth forests to younger vegetation, pouring more carbon into the atmosphere and fuelling global warming.
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India has set an example in achieving its Nationally Determined Contributions: Union Environment Minister 16.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Acknowledging the importance of urban environmental management for improving quality of life in cities, the Environment Ministers of BRICS countries today, agreed to work together to resolve the multifaceted environmental issues faced by BRICS cities.
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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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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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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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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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Vice President asks Foresters to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change; 2.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon Forest Officers across the country to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change and loss of biodiversity.
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The rise in India’s tiger population is only half the story. The other half is less rosy 30.7.2019 Scroll.in
A fourth of India’s tigers lived outside protected areas in 2015, a situation made worse by encroachments.
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Meet the guardian angel of Mumbai’s defence against climate change 30.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Seema Adgaonkar, one of the four Range Forest Officers at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit until recently, has been guarding the city’s vital mangroves that act as a natural barrier against sea level rise and coastal flooding.
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PM releases results of 4th cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018 29.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
On the occasion of International Tiger Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation - 2018, at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi today. The count of tigers in India has risen to 2967, in 2018, according to this census.
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One woman’s dogged campaign to protect Mumbai’s mangroves 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
A former range officer at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit, Seema Adgaonkar has been preventing illegal encroachments and planting new saplings.
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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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Centre undertakes project worth Rs 33 crore to save the Great Indian Bustard 12.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, the government does not recognise noise pollution as a cause of danger to the bird.
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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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In a Telangana reserve, India’s national animal is being sacrificed for the sake of nuclear energy 9.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 80 sq km of Telangana’s Amrabad Tiger Reserve is being claimed in a search for uranium.
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Stalling of KNP fringe villagers’ project by vested interests alleged 7.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stalling of KNP fringe villagers’ project by vested interests alleged
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