India News - Ecology & Environment

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September 22, 2015
A pond comes to life
Hundreds of villagers pitched in to revive a village pond at Bapugaon, a village in Rajasthan, to make it water and food secure.
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August 14, 2015
Creaking cities and vanishing ecosystems: The case of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
An ecosystems-approach based on an understanding of the importance and contribution of ecosystem services is needed if both urban and peri-urban areas are to be developed sustainably and inclusively.
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March 25, 2015
Constructed wetlands as a cost effective cleaning option
Water treated using constructed wetlands before being used for irrigation can be a suitable and cost effective option to prevent possible human health risks.
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February 21. 2015
Climate change threatens Indian mangroves
Increase in temperatures, carbon dioxide concentration, rise in sea levels and extreme weather events like cyclones and droughts, are predicted to have deleterious effects on Indian mangroves.
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January 12, 2015
Water and food security for all - A delicate balance between development and protection of the environment?
A solution driven National Seminar organised by Gandhi Research Foundation and Tarun Bharat Sangh and supported by Jain Irrigation Systems on “Water and Food Security for All”.