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Waterways spell disaster for Gangetic dolphins
Noise pollution, a rising threat
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 5 days ago
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Banning RO purifier use when water conforms to BIS norms - Comments invited
The use of reverse osmosis (RO) purifiers has become a contentious issue, mainly because of the amount of water that is wasted following its use.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 1 week ago
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Micropollutants in groundwater, a grave concern
Groundwater pollution due to organic micropollutants is becoming a major cause of concern in many parts of the world, where water resources are on the decline. India is the largest user of groundwater and the presence of micropollutants in groundwater has been a growing concern. What do studies on micropollutants in groundwater in India show?
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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The Karnataka State Water Policy 2019
The water crisis in Karnataka has not only led to severe agrarian distress in the eastern plains region but also created an acute shortage of domestic water, in both rural and urban areas. The 21st century has seen significant changes in demography, economy and agriculture, increasing the demand for water in the state.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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Whose forests, whose rights?
India’s forest sector, at crossroads
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 1 day ago
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Groundwater variability: The tale of two states
India, a groundwater stressed country
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 5 days ago
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Aerosols and droughts: Is there a connection?
Droughts are becoming common in India
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
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Watershed Management Compendium
This compendium by Mihir Kumar Maitra is a valuable resource for all practitioners engaged in watershed management activities in the field.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
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Micro-irrigation and groundwater use
Agriculture the largest consumer of groundwater in India
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 6 months 4 weeks ago
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India’s tryst with climate change
Global warming has given rise to unprecedented extreme events such as cyclones, floods, heatwaves and droughts in India. Why are these threats increasing?
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 1 week ago
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Looking back into history to understand droughts
Droughts in India: types, causes and effects Droughts are greatly feared in India, impacting food production, the economy and the livelihoods of millions of farmers. 60% of India’s population is engaged in agriculture.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 1 week ago

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