User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Sea Level
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 15:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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If not for the pollution, India could have been even hotter 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
Sixty-five per cent of India’s population was exposed to temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius between May and June, the worst in four years.
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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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Can clones save Darjeeling tea from the stresses of climate change? 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
Scientists are experimenting with climate-resistant clones and organic cultivation that may help preserve the plants’ flavour.
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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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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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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An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.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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