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Technologies for lake restoration: A paper from Helmut Klapper on water quality and restoration of lakes
Download this guide to technologies which can assist you in your goal to restore lakes. Read more on the Journal of Limnology
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Ramsar convention policies: Concept and mission
The Ramsar Convention’s ‘wise use’ concept defined as ‘the maintenance of the wetlands ecological character, achieved through the implementation of ecosystem approaches, within the context of sustainable development’, has guided various measures for the sustainable use of wetlands and their resources, for the benefit of humankind.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Revival of ancient water tanks in India: Case studies from Karnataka and Tamilnadu
Centuries old dried up water tanks have been revived with the combined efforts of the local community and the authorities.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Save the lakes campaign - Restore Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar
Read the report for a comprehensive background on the campaign, along with the techniques used, chronology and dateline as well as the important people to contact. This link was sourced from the website of Centre of Science and Environment
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Save the lakes campaign - Voicing concerns about the state of the Pulicat lake in Tamilnadu
Learn more about the campaign and to find out how you can contribute. The document has been sourced from Global Nature Fund's website, an initiative of Pulicat Lake, Crenieo, Global Nature Fund, and Living Lakes.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Rashtrita Jal Chetna Yatra: Efforts of Tarun Bharat Sangh and Rajendar Singh in addressing water related concerns across the country
Tarun Bharat Sangh and Rajendar Singh started a massive campaign to spread awareness of traditional water harvesting structures in order to restore the water resources of arid Rajasthan. The aim was to popularize the use of such traditional structures across the country.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Siruthuli Foundation
Coimbatore was once knows as the ‘Poor Man’s Ooty’ due to its pleasant climate and abundant water resources. However, gross water mismanagement and environmental abuse has lead to climate variations and water shortage.
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Collection of articles on climate change with special reference to India
Climage Change, Indias perceptions, positions, policies and possibilities, written by Jyoti K Parikh and Kirit Parikh, Indira Gandhi
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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Teaching climate change: An interactive toolkit that will help communicate related ideas better
It offers modules on various aspects of climate change in an interactive student friendly manner designed to making teaching fun for you. Download the toolkit here - WWF Nepal
arun  posted 10 years 2 months ago
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350.org
Do you want to initiate a local action plan in your community to combat climate change , but do not know how?  You can make use of this platform provided by 350.org to conduct your activity Find out more
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Greenpeace
Greenpeace activists undertook a campaign on replacing incandescent bulbs in shops of Delhi with the more energy efficient CFL ones.  This article strongly sends out the message, If flower shops can do it, so can you. Read more
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Government of India's National Environment Awareness Campaign: Entry forms
The Indian Government conducts a National Environment Awareness Campaign every year.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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The Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN)
The Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN), is a proactive youth led group that works in the climate change sector.  Read on to know the various activities they have spearheaded and how you can join this movement. Find out more
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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International Climate Champions: A British Council and TERI initiative
British Council and TERI have identified 52 youth over the country who are empowered to pilot climate change adaptation and mitigation activities in their communities as part of their International Climate Championships 2009 program.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Campaigns aimed at battling climate change being organized in Karnataka
You too can play an active role in these activities. Use the contacts provided in this newsreport to be an active member of the global climate change crusade. Find out more
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Fighting climate change: Greenpeace
Greenpeace has done a lot of commendable work in the field of climate change. This link takes you through their climate change campaigns involving the masses. Read more
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Physiographic rainfall variations across India: Thematic map from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
The map shows that there is a decreasing trend of rainfall over most of peninsular India (barring Maharashtra) including the western part of the Gangetic plain and the north eastern states apart from Assam. An increasing trend of rainfall has been observed for the eastern part of the Gangetic plain, Assam, Telengana and all coastal regions of the country.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Ozone depletion trend map for India from Down to Earth

arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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Map depicting areas prone to flooding in India
This map shows the regions in the country that are regularly affected by floods. The major flood prone regions are Punjab, Haryana, most of the Gangetic plains including Uttar Pradesh, North Bihar and West Bengal, the Brahmaputra valley, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, and South Gujarat.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago
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India climatic disaster risk
These two maps show the hot and cold desert regions of the country, as well as areas that are regularly affected by natural disasters such as droughts, floods and cyclones.
arun  posted 10 years 3 months ago

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