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Jal Shakti Abhiyan 24.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Jal Shakti Abhiyan
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Satellite images of Amazon fires indicate that land is probably being cleared for cattle pasture 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The pictures are providing data that scientists can mine for insights on what’s happening on a basin-wide scale.
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How catastrophic will climate change in the Himalayas be for the rest of India (and the world)? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Wild Himalaya’ is Stephen Alter’s monumental history of mountain range explores its present and its future as well as its past.
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Blue waves on Chennai beaches: Natural wonder or danger signal? 21.8.2019 DNA
We may need to be worried that we witnessed a thing that was beautiful.
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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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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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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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Can literature save the planet? Reading ‘Gun Island’ during an impending climate crisis 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
Or, as Amitav Ghosh’s novel seems to be asking: ‘Can climate fiction influence positive action away from unsustainable lifestyles?’
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73rd I Day Message from HCM Sh PS Tamang (Golay) 15.8.2019 Voice of Sikkim
Today, we are celebrating the 73rd, Independence Day. Our hearty congratulations, warmest greetings and very best wishes to the people of India and our own state Sikkim. As we are aware the Independence came to India after a protracted struggle against the British regime. Our towering leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Baba Ambedkar, Sardar […]
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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Taking the pulse of peatland carbon emissions could measure climate impact of development: Scientists 14.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  A new way to ‘take the pulse’ of carbon emissions could help track how the industrial development of peatlands contributes to climate change, as well as measure their recovery once it ends, according to researchers. In findings published in the journal Scientific Reports,a team of researchers, led by the University of Glasgow,discuss how […]
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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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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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Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change 11.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change
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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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Despite plentiful rains and rivers, why does India rank among world’s most water-stressed nations? 8.8.2019 Scroll.in
Apart from India, all 17 countries facing the highest level of water stress belong to arid or semi-arid regions.
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Forest Minister invests in water conservation bodies, tree plantation drives 7.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister invests in water conservation bodies, tree plantation drives
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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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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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