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Landsharks renew bheri grab bid, with goons in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Beaten back by fish farm workers two years ago, the land mafia is back with a vengeance to try and grab sprawling bheris at Dhakshin Gorumara off Basanti Highway. The last time, workers of two cooperatives of the East Kolkata Wetlands ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago

How staying cool is making you sweat

KOLKATA: Ballygunge-Dhakuria-Jadavpur-Tollygunge is the hottest zone of Kolkata. Recent study shows, thanks to urban heat island (UHI) effect, the temperature of this zone is higher by nearly 3.5 degree Celsius compared to a nearby rural area.
 Times of India1 month ago

MoEF prepares draft guidelines to amend wetland rules

The Wetland Rules, 2010, were notified under the United Progressive Alliance to identify and conserve wetlands and ensure that they are not degraded. Bogged down by poor conservation of wetlands across states, the ministry of environment, ...
 DNA India1 month ago

Tales from Majuli, an island on the edge

"Do you see that sandbar there?" Ankur Das, a 26-year-old majhi, asks me, pointing to a stretch of sandy land in the middle of the mighty Brahmaputra river. "That used to be a village," he says, as I try to search for any semblance of it. Barring ...
 MSN News US1 month ago
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