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Half day teaching module on climate change and its impact on water resources
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Target Audience – teachers or high schools students

Canals
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. The Suez canal connects the Mediterranean Sea with which sea?
Coastal formations
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. A lagoon is a shallow lake separated from the sea by sand banks, coral reefs, etc. This lagoon is not only the largest brackish water lagoon in India but also the largest wintering ground for migratory waterfowl in the region. Name it.
Wetlands of International Importance in India
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  1. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs.  Which international agreement was signed to protect wetlands?
  2. What is the technical name for wetland plants, which are plants growing in water or on a substrate that is at least periodically submerged in water. 
  3. This pear shaped lagoon on the east coast of India
Disasters
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. Which river is known as the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’ because it causes widespread human suffering due to frequent changes in course and flooding  
Of Ships and sailors
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. With which activist organization is the ship ‘Rainbow Warrior’ associated?
Cities by the Waterfront
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. Which Indian coastal city was given to the British as part of the dowry of Catherine de Braganza on her marriage to Charles
  2. The seafort of Sindhudurg was the naval base of which Indian ruler
  3. Kaalapani is the name given to which islands
  4. Which capital city did Krishna set up when he fled Mathura?
Water sources and water bodies
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. Which is India’s largest inland brackish water lake?
  2. What ecosystem does a Ramsar site denote?
  3. Which major project in the north-western part of Rajasthan provides irrigation facilities to over 2.5 million hectares of the Thar desert of which 1.2 million hectares is now cultivable area?
  4. Name this water source.
Rivers
iwpsuperadmin posted 10 years 4 months ago
  1. Which two Indian rivers form the largest delta in the world?
  2. Which overused river is often dry at its mouth in the Gulf of California, though more than 50 tributaries flow into it?
  3. Mahanadi, Brahmani, and Baitarni are all rivers found in which state?
  4. In which district of Karnataka does the Cauvery originate?
  5. The Ganga Action Plan was initiated in thr
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