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Sand dunes in Calangute severely altered: Central Agency report 18.2.2017 TOI: Goa
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Wetlands: Why we need to take care of them, what can we do? 3.2.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Wetlands are also vital for plants and animals to survive. In fact they are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world that give innumerable services to mankind and countless species of plants and animals.
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Donald Trump's immigration ban: New Zealand scientists express fears over future of environment 2.2.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Royal Society of New Zealand, the country's leading science organization, has expressed fears over future of international research on issues such as climate change and extreme weather following Trump's immigration ban policy. 
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NZ scientists voice fears over Trump administration's moves 2.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Zealand scientists on Thursday voiced concern for the future of international research on issues such as climate change and extreme weather following US President Donald Trump's imposition of travel restrictions to the country.
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World Wetlands Day 2017: Why we need to take care of wetlands, what can we do 2.2.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Wetlands are also vital for plants and animals to survive. In fact they are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world that give innumerable services to mankind and countless species of plants and animals.
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Trump administration imposes freeze on EPA grants and contracts 24.1.2017 All International Stories
An employee aware of freeze said he had never seen anything like it in nearly a decade with agency
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Myopic RP lacks solutions to tackle climate change 24.1.2017 TOI: Goa
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Antartica: Australian woman in world record bid 23.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sailor Lisa Blair set off from the Australian town of Albany on Monday in a bid to be the first woman to circumnavigate Antarctica solo, non-stop and unassisted in less than 100 days.
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Poet of two lands 21.1.2017 New Kerala: West Bengal
Poet of two lands
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2016 was the hottest year ever recorded - UN weather agency 19.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
2016 was the hottest year ever recorded - UN weather agency
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Climate change havoc: Year 2100 set to make Mumbai hotter! 18.1.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The effects of climate change on hurricanes, droughts, floods, blizzards and other severe weather have been extensively studied, mild weather has so far been overlooked.
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‘Save earth, adopt primitive way of life’ 18.1.2017 TOI: Jaipur
“Mother Earth is pregnant with problems and only the tribal way of life can save it from decay. Global warming, unpredictable climatic changes, melting of glaciers, tsunamis, famines and floods are the consequences of man’s unthinking mindful interference with nature and if one has to escape them, the only way is to take to the primitive way.”
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1,600 lives fell victim to extreme weather patterns in India in 2016, says IMD report 15.1.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 40 percent of the population fell victim to severe heat wave, with the rest killed by flooding and lightning.
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Extreme weather is biggest risk facing the world in 2017, shows WEF report 12.1.2017 Latest News
Of the top 5 most likely global risks, two are related to environmental concerns
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What's common to Arab Spring, European Summer, American Winter (Comment: Special to IANS) 6.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mohamed Bouazizi was a Tunisian fruit vendor. Six years ago, in Decemebr 2010, he set himself ablaze at a market in the town of Sid Bouzi. He was protesting because the police authorities confiscated his fruit, and he could not grease their hands to get it released.
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Climate change scepticism could take over govt websites under Trump 5.1.2017 Latest News
A reworking of language on climate change on a Wisconsin govt site could foretell things to come
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Obama on climate change: The trends are 'terrifying' 2.1.2017 Latest News
Obama has said he planned to stay active in fighting climate change in his post-presidential life
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One last look... 31.12.2016 Deccan Herald - Supplements
As we welcome a new year, let's look back on the year gone by. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, with sensations, surprises and shrill reactions being the norm. We hope that in the new year, these storms, too, shall pass, and more positive things will happen. The Rio Olympics, the US presidential elections, and Pokémon GO, the new real world mobile game, got the whole world, or at least the world of Twitter, most excited in 2016. At Rio Olympics, records were broken and new sport stars emerged. India's women athletes' stellar performances did the country proud. American swimming legend Michael Phelps won his 23rd gold medal and a career total of 28 medals to retire as the world's most decorated Olympian. Ultimate stunner Defying widespread expectations, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, defeating Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. The US saw protests and talks of a rigged election, while several expressed loss of faith in America's political system. ...
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Sonia Mehra Chawla’s Critical Membrane frames mangrove ecosystems as metaphor for science, art 24.12.2016 FirstPost: Life

Sonia Mehra Chawla visited the Sundarbans a long time ago. The massive mangrove ecosystem that is now threatened by extinction, fascinated her, not just as an artist but as a person stoked by scientific curiosity as well.

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El Nino-linked cyclones to increase in Pacific with global warming: research | Reuters 21.12.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood
By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Small Pacific island states could be hit by more tropical cyclones during future El Nino weather patterns due to climate change, scientists said on Tuesday.El Nino is a warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific occurring every two to seven years which can trigger both floods and drought in different parts of the world. Its opposite phase, a cooling of the same waters known as La Nina, is associated with the increased probability of wetter conditions over much of Australia and increased numbers of tropical cyclones. Between 2070 and the end of the century, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and Hawaii could face an increased frequency in powerful storms during El Nino of up to 40 percent, Australian meteorologists said in a ...
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