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A new technology developed by Indian scientists is helping in revival of mangroves degraded due to rising sea levels, climate change and human intrusion in the Sunderbans in West Bengal.
priyad posted 1 year 1 month ago
A 1,320 MW power plant near mangrove forests of Sundarbans may have irreversible consequences.
Manu Moudgil posted 3 years 6 months ago
Policy matters this week
Swati Bansal posted 3 years 11 months ago
When climate change threatens the existence of Sundarbans’ mangroves, villagers get together to plant millions of them to protect the fragile ecosystem.
Usha Dewani posted 4 years 2 months ago
In 2009, Cyclone Aila caused significant damage to livelihoods in the Sunderbans. While saline soil is subversive to agriculture in the area, integrated farming gives many the courage to start afresh.
Usha Dewani posted 5 years ago
Policy matters this week
Swati Bansal posted 5 years 1 month ago
Floods are generally considered damaging but this story is one where the farmers of Bihar willingly invited a flood to bless their fields!
chicu posted 6 years 1 month ago
Flooded rivers may be a problem in Bihar, but diverting them is not a solution; neither is building embankments. Example: Sitamarhi.
chicu posted 6 years 7 months ago
The Bhutahi Balan, a tributary of the Kosi may be a small river but it has caused immense devastation. Dinesh Mishra says that embankments aren't the answer to this problem.
Amita Bhaduri posted 6 years 8 months ago