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Global honour for city Wetlands saviour

Kolkata: City-based ecologist Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, whose pioneering work on the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) and its wise use in treating the city's wastewater led to the international recognition as a Ramsar site, will be awarded the prestigious Lac ... Times of India, 1 month ago
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Photo Essay: Shrinking spaces

The East Kolkata Wetlands, a Ramsar site, have lost ground over the years—and new threats are now surfacing The raucous call of the majestic Pallas's Fish Eagle no longer rings through the 12,500-hectare wetland that hugs the eastern fringe of ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago
Times of India

Mamata cracks whip on illegal wetland fill-up

KOLKATA: Waking up to the damage some of her partymen are doing by filling up waterbodies and wetlands in their areas to make way for moneyspinning construction work, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday instructed police to take stern action ...
 Times of India1 month ago Police to protect wetlands from illegal construction: Mamata  The Echo Of India1 month ago

Building on Kolkata wetlands should be resisted at all costs: Amitav Ghosh

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, Aug. 25 -- Climate change has never been a part of our dinner table conversations. For most of us, it's something happening in a faraway land, like ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago
Times of India

Wetland capture bid foiled by fishermen

KOLKATA: An audacious attempt by the land mafia operating along the eastern fringes of the city to grab two sprawling bheris was thwarted by resistance from local fishermen and prompt police action on Sunday morning. This is the second time in three ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Tug of war keeps scientists working on storm tracks

Home » Health » / no comments Storm tracksregions where storms travel from west to east across oceans and continents driven by the prevailing jet streamdetermine weather and climate in middle-latitude places like Chicago and New York. ...
 HealthMediciNet.com3 weeks ago
Nature

Where to put the next billion people

Tyrone Turner/NGC Urban-region plans need to maximally sustain farmland and nature, while creating viable communities instead of sprawl. By 2030, 1.1 billion more people will live on Earth — bringing the total to about 8.5 billion. Most of ...
 Nature20 hours ago

Climate change and food security in India

THIS POST HAS BEEN SHARED! THIS POST HAS BEEN SHARED! Climate change has added to the enormity of India's food security challenges. While the relationship between climate change and food security is complex, most ...
 Observer Research Foundation2 weeks ago

Migrants lured by sex into Egypt's backstreet kidney trade, says report

Home » Health » / no comments By Tom Esslemont LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Brokers in Egypt's underground trade in human body parts use prostitutes to tempt migrants to sell their kidneys as hospitals turn a blind eye to illicit ...
 HealthMediciNet.com3 weeks ago
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10-day IUCN World Conservation Congress begins

The world's largest conservation conference gets underway in Hawaii Oahu, Hawaii: Ancient chants, prayers and the inimitable Hula, celebrating the rich cultural history of Hawaii, set the tone for the opening ceremony of the 25th World Conservation ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
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