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Environment Pollution & Climate Change Resource Management

Here’s how Water can help fight Climate Change

“Water can help fight climate change. There are sustainable, affordable and scalable water and sanitation solutions.” is the key campaign message of #WorldWaterDay2020. Here’s how in detail ! Improving carbon storage: Peatlands cover about 3% of the world’s land surface but store at least twice as much carbon as all of Earth’s forests. Mangrove soils […]

Environment News Pollution & Climate Change

Cut global emissions by 7.6 percent every year for the next decade to meet 1.5°C Paris target – UN report

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report warns that unless global greenhouse gas emissions fall by 7.6 per cent each year between 2020 and 2030, the world will miss the opportunity to get on track towards the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. UNEP’s annual Emissions Gap Report says that even if all current unconditional commitments […]

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Events News Pollution & Climate Change

Small farmers can adapt to climate change challenges if provided with right information: Bill Gates

Delivering the inaugural address at the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII),18th November 2019, Mr. Bill Gates, Co-Chair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said “The biggest challenge today is climate change at a time when we need to increase production & food availability. The work that statisticians do is very critical to face this […]

Nutrition & Health Pollution & Climate Change

Climate change to reduce availability of nutrients worldwide

One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and undernutrition around the world is to produce foods that provide not only enough calories but also make enough necessary nutrients widely available. New research finds that, over the next 30 years, climate change and increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) could significantly reduce the availability of critical nutrients […]

NRRI released high-protein and climate-smart Rice varieties
News Nutrition & Health Pollution & Climate Change

First in world, NRRI released high-protein and climate-smart Rice varieties

Cuttack, 26 Feb 2019. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh praised the National Rice Research Institute (NRRI), for recently released two high-protein rice varieties (CR Dhan 310, CR Dhan 311) and two climate-smart varieties (CR Dhan 801 and CR Dhan 802), which are tolerant to both submergence and drought and […]