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Yatra to highlight tribal way of agriculture 22.10.2017 Hindu: News
Water, forest, land and seed were the key elements of the march
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A flood of lessons 21.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Flash floods, record rains, deaths and miseries unprecedented in scale, Bengalureans have seen them all. A dramatic weather change played havoc on the roads and in their homes alike. Now, when the monsoon fades away, isn't it time to ask what went so horribly wrong. Why, despite warning, the authorities were caught so unprepared. Armed with a hundred telemetric rain gauges spread across the city, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) insists it had delivered regular, location-specific rain alerts through its Whatsapp group 'Be Ready Bengaluru.' That group has BBMP ward-level engineers, corporators, joint commissioners of the Palike, BMTC, BWSSB, traffic police and fire forces. Warnings ignored But, as one looks back, such forecasts made no difference to Bengalureans. Over a dozen people died, hundreds of localities were flooded for days. Roads are in a mess, drains clogged and in total disrepair. The message is clear: Despite giant strides in technology, the country's IT hub has ...
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A flood of lessons 21.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Flash floods, record rains, deaths and miseries unprecedented in scale, Bengalureans have seen them all. A dramatic weather change played havoc on the roads and in their homes alike. Now, when the monsoon fades away, isn't it time to ask what went so horribly wrong. Why, despite warning, the authorities were caught so unprepared. Armed with a hundred telemetric rain gauges spread across the city, the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) insists it had delivered regular, location-specific rain alerts through its Whatsapp group 'Be Ready Bengaluru.' That group has BBMP ward-level engineers, corporators, joint commissioners of the Palike, BMTC, BWSSB, traffic police and fire forces. Warnings ignored But, as one looks back, such forecasts made no difference to Bengalureans. Over a dozen people died, hundreds of localities were flooded for days. Roads are in a mess, drains clogged and in total disrepair. The message is clear: Despite giant strides in technology, the country's IT hub has ...
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Climate change and urbanisation impact 21.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The global temperature since 1860 is observed to have risen by 0.4 centigrade
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Orientation programme on climate change held in Imphal 21.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Orientation programme on climate change held in Imphal
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Earthmovers used to load sand on to trucks 21.10.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Union Ministry guidelines are being flouted: Villagers
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Bad air, water kills: At 2.5 mn, India tops list for pollution-linked deaths 20.10.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India recorded the most number of premature deaths because of pollution in 2015 at 2.51 million lives lost, followed by China at 1.8 million deaths, a recent study has revealed
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Warmer oceans set to hit global marine diversity: Scientists 19.10.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
As the oceans get warmer, fish, which seem to be better predators in warmer waters, will extend their range from the equator to feed in colder latitudes where the number of large invertebrates is higher.
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Warmer oceans set to hit global marine diversity: Scientists 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Climate change and warmer oceans are likely to change reef ecosystems worldwide, reducing the diversity of invertebrates such as crabs, lobsters and sea urchins, Australian scientists have revealed.
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Rain comes as a blessing for rabi crops 16.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
State to increase sowing area by another 6 lakh to 7 lakh hectares
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Time has come to recapture past glory by achieving scientific and technological advancements -Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Time has come to recapture past glory of India by achieving new advancements in science and technology, said the Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Nadu, while delivering his valedictory address in the concluding ceremony of India International Science Festival (IISF), 2017 in Chennai today.
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Science is the cornerstone for progress of mankind: Vice President 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that science is the cornerstone for the progress of mankind. He was addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, jointly organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai today.
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Morocco signs Global Dryland Alliance foundation treaty 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rabat, Oct 16 (IANS/MAP) Morocco and 12 other countries have signed the foundation treaty of the Global Dryland Alliance (GDA).
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Greenland waters losing salinity due to melting ice, may affect marine life: Scientists 16.10.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Over the years, the dramatic meltdown of ice in the Arctic Ocean has received great attention and is easy to observe through satellite images.
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Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change 16.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change
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Not just humans, ocean critters also contribute to global warming – This is how 15.10.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
A detailed analysis showed that around 10 percent of total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea may be due to clams and worms.
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Orientation prog on climate change adaptation 15.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation prog on climate change adaptation
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Not just the wettest, but also one of the deadliest monsoons in Bengaluru 14.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
High-intensity rain coupled with crumbling infrastructure have resulted in the death of at least 15 people in Bengaluru since May
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Mysterious, massive hole reopens in Antarctic sea ice: All you need to know 13.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Ocean convection occurs within the polynya bringing warmer water to the surface that melts the sea ice
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Piracy in Indian Ocean in check but can't be ruled out: Parrikar 12.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Piracy in the Indian Ocean is under control, but the threat of piracy cannot be "totally ignored", former Defence Minister and Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.
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