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Jan 06, 2020
Chennai: How a restored wetland brought relief to residents in city's drought-prone areaIllegal encroachments, untreated sewage inlets, garbage dumping, land reclamation, infrastructure and development projects have degraded more than 85% of these water bodies in Chennai over the last three decades.
Oct 16, 2019
Following the UNCCD COP 14, steps now need to be taken to implement insightsFollowing the discussions at the UNCCD COP14 last month in New Delhi, steps now need to be taken urgently to implement those insights on land degradation, drought management, and sustainable agriculture.
Sep 11, 2019
Three iconic species endemic to India gone extinct due to desertification: ResearchersIt was discussed at the convention, which started earlier this week, that soil aridity was a problem the world is battling.
Sep 04, 2019
No land will be left, if India does not achieve land degradation neutrality by 2030, says expertsIndia is hosting the COP 14 where they will come up with a 'Delhi Declaration' to combat desertification.
Aug 27, 2019
Brick by brick: Kilns add to Jammu and Kashmir’s air and land pollution woesPollution & land degradation due to brick kilns causes higher morbidity due to respiratory/other illnesses.
Aug 09, 2019
Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN ReportThe report finds that there's no way to stay within 2℃ warming without a significant drop in land-based emissions
Aug 07, 2019
Thirty percent of India's land is degraded says Director of Env MinistryAn analysis by TERI suggested that land degradation in India will cause an economic loss of 2.5 percent of GDP.
Feb 12, 2019
India, China have made the world a greener place than it was 20 years ago: NASAIndia and India together account for one-third of the greening of Earth, says NASA.
Jun 01, 2018
India lost 2.5% of GDP in 2014-15 to land degradation; area affected equivalent to Rajasthan, MP, Maharashtra put togetherThe annual economic loss due to land degradation and change in land use in India was valued at Rs 3.17 lakh crore in 2014-15 — 2.5 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014-15.
Jun 17, 2017
India will achieve land degradation neutrality by 2030, promises environment minister Harsh VardhanEnvironment minister Harsh Vardhan said that the Narendra Modi government "is committed to achieve land degradation neutrality by the year 2030"