"What’s new is that AI-based technologies are catching on big time across Indian research organisations working on environment and conservation. These organisations are being backed by big-ticket funding programs such as Microsoft’s AI for Earth ...

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India has great disparities when it comes to food access: while 194 million people go hungry to bed daily, another 30 million are battling obesity. And now, a new challenge has been added to the mix: climate change. Rising temperatures, variable ...

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NMCG also approved projects on tributaries for Firozabad, Etawah, Baghpat and Meerut In its 20th Executive Committee meeting held on 15 February 2019, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1387.71 crore focusing on towns along rive ...

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Ill fares the land where wealth accumulates, and the social and natural environment suffer As the general elections approach, it would be politic to take stock of the progress made by the incumbent party and look out for the areas that call for ...

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At the Allahabad Kumbh this year, devotees dipped in unusually clean waters. Can other rivers be similarly salvaged? It’s a sea of humanity. The largest gathering of people on earth. The Kumbh Mela, a festival for salvation for the faithful, is ...

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DUBAI: Climate change and its impact on the efforts made by the world governments to achieve their sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be among the key topics to be discussed at the World Government Summit (WGS) 2019 here this month. The C ...

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NEW DELHI: In 2017, North Delhi Municipal Corporation announced the establishment of a processing plant at Rani Khera to manage the growing burden of construction and demolition waste. The south corporation too has been putting up a similar faci ...

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MELBOURNE: Climate change could lead to decline of underwater kelp forests by impacting their microbiome, according to a study. In humans, it has been observed that changes in the microbes in the gut can result in poor health, said researchers a ...

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Raphael Mathevet leads birders through the wetlands surrounding Ossudu lake, which hosts 20,000 migratory birds each year A raft of Garganey ducks blithely paddle past. On the banks of Oussudu lake, Raphaël Mathevet watches them thoughtfully thr ...

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2016 remains the hottest year on record; U.N.’s World Meterological Organisation also said that the 20 warmest years in history all occurred within the last 22 years. The last four years were the hottest since global temperature records began, t ...

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