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    Poisonous encounters in Maharashtra

    The water in Jamwadi village, Yavatmal has been severely contaminated by the Raymond Company but quality tests only confirm this when the villagers changed the name of the village on the test sample.

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    makarandpurohit posted 1 day ago

    Poachers turned protectors fight for their survival

    Locals who protect the migratory birds that come to Chilka lake in Odisha struggle to make a living as the lake has shrunk, thereby shrinking their revenues from fishing.

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    makarandpurohit posted 1 day ago

    A science-policy nexus to combat disasters in India

    Disasters aren't always inevitable. Scientific perspectives when used to formulate policies, could help with being better prepared and also reducing the damage and devastation.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 5 days ago

    Local weather stations greatly improve local crop production

    Area- and crop-customised agro-advisories in Sangamner taluka of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, have helped farmers deal with weather-based events and minimise their related losses.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 5 days ago

    Traditional rainwater harvesting systems to the rescue!

    Rainwater harvesting, a “soft path” approach towards water management, cannot be advocated in isolation to tackle water scarcity.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 5 days ago

    Thank your toilets on World Toilet Day!

    The theme of World Toilet Day this year is 'Equality, dignity and the link between gender-based violence and sanitation', all things that should hit us hard in India.

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    swati posted 1 week 14 hours ago

    Narmada: Sounds of silence along its banks

    The Narmada river is being transformed from a free to a 'dammed' one, thanks to the new development projects. The book featured is a compilation of essays on this ancient river.

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    sabitakaushal posted 1 week 5 days ago

    White, Green and now a ‘Blue Revolution’!

    Policy matters this week

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 2 weeks 4 hours ago

    Toilets and social networks: Is there a connection?

    Studies have shown links between social dynamics and behaviour change, especially with regard to toilet use. Intervention efforts should focus on communities, and not individuals.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    It's not just about rape!

    Women need toilets, not only to protect themselves from rape but to also preserve their dignity and health. Sanitation is a fundamental human right and not just temporary media hype.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Men, women and mountains: Gender inclusive development

    Perspectives that aren't the norm must be examined while talking about gender-related development in the mountain regions.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Assam Government issued notice over dumping of waste in Deepor Beel

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

    Fingers crossed as Nilofar approaches Gujarat

    News this week

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    swati posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

    The past is not a foreign country...we still do the same things for water here

    Communities in semi-arid, desert-like Kutch, Gujarat, have managed to create their own water security plans with a little help from local organisations. Even the State is taking notice now!

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    sabitakaushal posted 4 weeks 1 day ago

    New norms proposed for hydel clearance

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 1 month 2 days ago

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