India News - Oceans & Coasts

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April 13, 2015
Indian wetlands under threat!
Despite their importance to the planet, wetlands continue to be ignored at the policy level. More efforts need to be made at restoring the health of wetlands in India.
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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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February 16th, 2015
Sanitation mapping shows causes for groundwater contamination in Kerala village
A study conducted in a village in Kozhikode district of Kerala highlights the need for standards while locating wells to prevent groundwater contamination.
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September 7, 2014
Coastal coal plants choke Chennai water resource hub
Dead fish floating on the Ennore water creek are the least of the locals worries. Toxic metals, which are poisonous, radioactive and cancerous are a far greater concern.
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August 11, 2011
The challenges of ecological sanitation in coastal south India - A case study of Kovalam town - South Chennai (Tamil Nadu) - A presentation
Involvement of women in designing toilets was very important for the success of the programme, the presentation says.