User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Jul 10 2019 22:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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Deficient rains in Chennai are linked to climate change: MSSRF scientist 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
If the inordinately long dry spells in the city are indeed an effect of climate change, what are the larger implications for the coastal areas in the city? Dr V Selvam, former Executive Director of M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, shares his insights.
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India facing heavy rainfall, heat waves amid rise in sea levels, Centre tells Lok Sabha 29.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Minister of State Ashwini Kumar Choubey was responding to questions on climate change and consequences of global warming.
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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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Can we use beloved works of literature to predict the future of cities? 17.4.2019 Scroll.in
The Literary Method of Urban Design takes an unusual approach to envisioning the future.
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Tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sudarbans may be wiped out by 2070, finds study 13.3.2019 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels combined with climate change threaten the Bengal tiger in its last stronghold.
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In Odisha, women are on the front line of the battle against climate change 19.2.2019 Scroll.in
Floods and rainfall have become synonymous for residents of Sitalpur in Bhadrak, along Odisha’s northeastern cost.
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Greenland ice melt reaching 'tipping point': Study 22.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
Greenland`s ice has historically melted in cycles due to natural weather phenomena, but rising temperatures have exacerbated the trend.
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Antarctic ice is melting six times faster than in the ’80s, says study 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Researcher predicts a 10-foot rise in sea levels this century, as global warming and ozone depletion send more ocean heat towards the continent.
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New draft rules will marginalise fisherfolk, hand over India’s coasts to tourists, real estate firms 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2018 uses affordable housing as an excuse to allow for denser construction closer to the high tide line.
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Wintertime heat melting Greenland's ice sheet: Scientists 26.12.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The ice sheet in this region is melting at its fastest rate and continued global warming will further accelerate the thawing process.
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Climate change is making soil saltier, forcing farmers worldwide to find new livelihoods 8.12.2018 Scroll.in
India’s rice farmers can expect to lose anywhere between 7% and 89% of their crop to rising soil salinity.
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In photos: The ravaging effects of climate change in the Sundarbans 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
In his ongoing photo project ‘Ebbing Away of Identity with the Tides’, Sushavan Nandy highlights the plight of three islands in the delta region.
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Why Venice’s plan to tackle worsening floods is being criticised 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city is set to be regularly 70% underwater and the massive MOSE project won't deal with the fundamental problems.
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Hong Kong’s last fishing village wards off mass tourism, but faces greater risk from climate change 5.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Scientists say extreme weather could make Tai O uninhabitable.
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Climate change is making sea water in the Sunderbans saltier, putting women at risk 3.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Across South Asia’s coastal deltas, fresh water is in ever-shorter supply.
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Climate change endangers world heritage sites 17.10.2018 Rediff: News
From Venice and the tower of Pisa, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday.
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IAF Trans Himalayan Mountain Terrain Biking Expedition (THE MTB) 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
To commemorate the 86th anniversary of Indian Air Force a unique cycling expedition was undertaken by its Air Warriors covering more than 4200 Kms from Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) in Ladakh to Kibithu in Arunachal Pradesh.
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This independence day, think independent, get real about Mumbai's real estate 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve Becomes 11th Biosphere Reserve from India to be Included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves 8.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve has become the 11th Biosphere Reserve from India that has been included in the UNESCO designated World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR).  The decision to include Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve in WNBR was taken at the 30th Session of International Coordinating Council (ICC) of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme of UNESCO held at Palembang, Indonesia, from July 23-27, 2018.
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