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    Book Review/ Indian Environmental History for Young Adults

    We find ourselves at a time when youth activists are asking the world leaders to take action to prevent climate change, the book gives context on India’s environmental history.

    Indigenous India and the Question of Climate Change

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    The questions revolving around the complex issues of climate change cannot be fully understood if we negate the critical role played by indigenous communities in fostering and shaping an ecologically sustainable world.

    Flash droughts set to increase in India, finds study

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    Flash droughts are droughts that intensify more rapidly than normal, posing a risk to agriculture, ecosystems and water availability.

    UN Condemns India Over Coal-based Activities,Igniting Debate on Differential Responsibilities Towards Climate Change

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    The United Nations has condemned India over the usage of coal based energy resources highlighting the paradoxes, challenges and issues in the debate on climate change.

    How Rhizophora mangroves on Car Nicobar islands fought back a rapid sea-level rise in...

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    Historically, mangroves in the Andaman and Nicobar islands may have undergone numerous sudden sea-level changes due to four major earthquakes. That may have imparted a certain degree of resilience to the mangroves, the study said.

    Hot Weather, Angry Tweets and Monday Blues: What Dictates Social Media Aggression?

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    A new study establishes a linkage between angry tweets and rising temperatures.

    Hope for healthy yak rides on Druk, the yak bull from Bhutan raised in...

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    Sikkim in India is raising a yak bull gifted by Bhutan in a transboundary germplasm exchange to improve the species gene pool. Two bulls were handed over to Nepal as well.

    Why I’m bringing centuries-old ‘ghost ponds’ back to life

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    Ponds can be extremely biodiverse. They support more aquatic species than any other freshwater habitat and provide important food sources for farmland birds and bats.

    Cyclone Amphan puts focus back on millions displaced by climate disasters

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    The trail of destruction left by Cyclone Amphan in eastern India has once again highlighted inadequacies in dealing with climate disasters that displace millions of people every year.

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