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Request for Proposal from the Department of Science and Technology
Government of IndiaDepartment of Science and Technology INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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Jevan Dhara Foundation is looking for partners in India
Jevan Dhara Foundation17011, Industry PlaceLa Mirada, Ca 90638-5814We will like to work in India, with the express purpose of helping install toilet facilities in schools, which lack such facilities at the present time. 
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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10internship.in - India's biggest Internship portal
What is 10internship?A platform for companies to post internships and hire student interns. It is a self funded venture and totally cost free for students and companies.Why Internships?
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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BALWOIS 2010 Conference on Water Observation and Information Systems for Decision Support, 25 May 2009, Macedonia
The BALWOIS 2010 Conference on Water Observation and Information Systems for Decision Support will be organised from 25 to 29 May in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. We are sending you short information, all information you can find on the website
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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Urban Lakes as Ecological, Cultural and Public Spaces
For More Details and Registrations contact: Divya Ravindranath or Bhargavi S. Rao, Environment Support Group, 1572, 36th Cross, Ring Road, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560070 Tel:91-80-26713559/60/61
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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Background on the Meteorological Datasets
We foresee that this data can be useful in making rainwater harvesting and water balance estimates, in various research areas, climate change adaptation studies and more. We also believe in the democratising effect of having this kind of data freely available to the general public.
arun  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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Integrated approaches for sustainable development in water resources sector
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Technology for Sustainable Development and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL have produced a report titled Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Development in Water Resources Sector.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Global Water Tool- For organisations to map their water use
The World Business Council For Sustainable Development has developed a Global Water Tool which organizations can use to map their water use, and get a perspective on its use in their work.  
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Sensitising children on water quality : An Interactive fun way to learn the extent to which our rivers are polluted
Sensitizing children about environmental issues and green habits is important as they can reduce or prevent various types of environmental pollution in daily life.  Edugreen, an initiative of TERI, makes this learning fun and interactive for the children.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Water Quality Issues in India
A presentation titled Water Quality Issues in India by Dr. R C Trivedi of Central Pollution Control Board gives a comprehensive understanding of issues related to water quality. This includes the reasons responsible for degradation in water quality, to the coverage area of the national water quality programme.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Maps on water quality
The Environmental Information Centre & Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has prepared water quality monitoring maps that, at a glance, reflects the various water sources and their locations.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Water filters used in a rainwater harvesting system - A presentation by Arghyam
This presentation by Arghyam deals with filters used in a rainwater harvesting system as also in other sources to remove suspended pollutants from rainwater collected. In a rainwater harvesting system, the water comes in contact with several surfaces, such as the roof or gutters. Water sources too are contaminated by various minerals and chemicals. These affect the colour, odour, taste and composition of water.Its flow becomes possibly mixed with leaves or dust.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Akshayanagar Lake Restoration Program
The residents of Akshayanagar, Bangalore got together to save the Akshayanagar Lake situated inside the residential layout. Weeds had covered a major portion of the lake and it was also polluted with sewerage. The residents  multi-level initiatives are oriented towards reviving the lake and maintaining its purity.  
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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How to do a fish count in your local water body-Vembanad Fish Count program
Do a fish count in your local water body and understand the different rhythms of ecological life in your neighbourhood. Dr Latha Bhaskar and ATREE attempted to do exactly that in their Vembanad Fish Count Program. Download the report, their methodology and tools here.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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How to save lakes from stress and the technologies for their restoration - Journal of Limnology
The paper published in the Journal of Limnology begins by highlighting the problem of the gradual deterioration in the quality of lakes and informs that lakes are suffering from different stress factors and need to be restored using different approaches. The paper goes on to discuss the different approaches and technologies that can be used to restore lakes.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Some critical issues on groundwater in India - Centre for Water Policy
This document on the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People site by the Centre for Water Policy highlights the critical issues related to  groundwater in India and is divided into the following sections:
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Village tank cascade systems of Sri Lanka- A traditional technology of water and drought management
The Village Tank Cascade Systems of Sri Lanka, is a report on the traditional technology of water and drought management. Its written by C M Madduma Bandara, of Kyoto University, Japan. The learnings of the report may be useful for countries whose villages and towns have innovated their water cascade systems to meet their demand for water.  
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Restoration of River Chite, Aizawl, Mizoram - Need agencies and experts for help
Dear members,
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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ATREE: Faculty in Environment & Development Required
Image & Content Courtesy: ATREE ATREE invites applications for faculty positions in the broad theme of Environment and Development, specifically in areas of Land and Water Resources, Forests and Livelihoods, Energy and Climate Change. Qualifications: Candidates must be dynamic and highly motivated scholars, Ph.D. with one or more years of post-doctoral experience, with a strong track record of academically rigorous but socially relevant research in the areas indicated above. They could be trained in any branch of the social sciences or of the natural/ physical/ engineering sciences, or both. Applicants must have a strong interest in applied research, working in multi-disciplinary teams, and teaching on environmental issues. Interested and qualified candidates should submit detailed curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of key publications, names and contact information of three references, and an outline of proposed future research. Please use 'Faculty position in E&D' in the subject head of your e-mail. There is no separate application form. The deadline for receiving applications is September 15, 2009.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago

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