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  • The wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water invites articles for publication in its 8th volume (March 2021). The deadline for submission is October 15, 2020. The authors to write research, review and case studies including but not limited to the following topics: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WAS...
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  • Eric Holthaus’s ‘Future Earth: A Radical Vision For What’s Possible in the Age of Warming’ is unique in its scope, conceptually speculative and realistic. It is grounded by an eclectic mix of evidence of global warming and narratives of social movements led and championed by activist...
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  • Marginalized communities across the country are facing the brunt of climate change which is not only questioning their survival but is also affecting their livelihood. Climate change affects these communities in many ways including lack of access to water for agriculture and survival, compromised dr...
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  • Monsoon 2020: Countrywide deficit of 10 percent in July; September may have heavy rains As per data from the India Meteorological Department, July experienced deficient rains due to a monsoon trough (line of low pressure) moving towards the Himalayan foothills repeatedly, which left many parts of n...
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  • Around 1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL), a level that the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have stated requires global and regional interventions. India ...
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  • Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim A second wave of floods have gripped the state and so far around 16 lakh people have been affected across 22 districts with Barpeta district worst affected. The death toll owing to floods has also climbed up to 34. The floodwaters have submerged nea...
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  • About FILTECH-2021: FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This exhibition is a must for all those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services. FILTECH 2021 Conference will feature more...
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  • India's first climate change assessment report warns of heavy rains, more floods and warmers days According to the report titled 'Climate change assessment over Indian region', the country will experience warmer days and nights along with frequent heavy rainfall spells causing floods till the end o...
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  • Fire breaks at an oil well in Assam damaging ecozones around the site In a major incident that affected 7000 people in the state, a massive fire broke out at a leaking natural gas producing well of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in Assam's Tinsukia district. On May 27, the gas leakage started following an oil...
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  • Swachh Survekshan for urban India: Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore among the top Centre has announced the performance of cities under the Star Rating Protocol, which is part of the Swachh Survekshan for urban areas. Among the 1435 cities that applied, Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Surat, Mysore, Indore and Ambi...
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  • Nearly 260 million Indian could be pushed to poverty due to Covid-19: Researchers According to the United Nations and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), the economic fallout owing to coronavirus could push at least 260 million people in the country into poverty. As the virus co...
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  • IMD revises monsoon calendar for the country Based on its extensive analysis of recent data, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has revised the onset and withdrawal dates for the southwest monsoon over 11 states covering 63 cities. This implies that the monsoon onset and withdrawal dates ove...
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  • With COVID-19 there seem to be more questions than answers, particularly for funders who want to respond effectively and efficiently. This series of seven webinars by Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) will bring expert panelists together to address some of the most pressing issues, includi...
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  • Which industry has seen phenomenal growth since World War II? It is food. People have been encouraged to eat more and more as part of the general consumerist thrust to increase consumption. So, the moment people's incomes have gone up they have begun consuming more food along with other things. The ...
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  • About the course: The COVID-19 Academy is a joint initiative of NDMA, UNICEF, WHO and Sphere India. It is an online platform that aims to build capacities of volunteers and outreach workers across India on a range of orientation and technical sessions related to COVID-19 response. This session cov...
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  • World Water Development Report 2020: Tropical countries to be worst hit by water stress According to the World Water Development Report 2020 released by the United Nations (UN) on March 22, World Water Day, nearly 52 percent of the world population will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050 a...
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  • About the conference: The WEDC International Conference is a comprehensive and interactive learning event, which historically has provided continued professional development for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector professionals. The 42nd WEDC International Conference will take pla...
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  • About the fellowship: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), supported by a grant from Internews' Earth Journalism Network, is providing a six-month media fellowship to digital and print journalists, radio broadcasters, documentary/short film makers, video bloggers, and anyone else, who has a d...
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  • Many of the challenges sanitation workers face, stem from their lack of visibility in society, says a report ‘Health, Safety and Dignity of Sanitation Workers’ produced jointly by The World Bank, International Labour Organization (ILO), WaterAid and the World Health Organization (WHO)....
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  • The Civil Engineering Department of PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu in association with Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland) & Deakin University (Australia) is organizing an International conference titled "Triple Helix Ecosystem fo...
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The wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water invites articles for publication in its 8th volume (March 2021). The deadline for submission is October 15, 2020. The authors to write research, review and case studies including but not limited to the following topics:

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The book outlines how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.

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Marginalized communities across the country are facing the brunt of climate change which is not only questioning their survival but is also affecting their livelihood.

September 19, 2020 9:00AM - September 20, 2020 6:00PM
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Monsoon 2020: Countrywide deficit of 10 percent in July; September may have heavy rains

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Urgent action needed to abolish dangerous practices including the informal recycling of lead acid batteries.

Around 1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL), a level that the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have stated requires global and regional interventions. India accounts for 275,561,163 of these children.

Lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale

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Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim

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About FILTECH-2021:

February 23, 2021 9:00AM - February 25, 2021 6:00PM
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India's first climate change assessment report warns of heavy rains, more floods and warmers days

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Fire breaks at an oil well in Assam damaging ecozones around the site

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Swachh Survekshan for urban India: Navi Mumbai, Rajkot, Indore among the top

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