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To revive dying ponds in Goa, local community seeks help from stranded migrant labourers
India

To revive dying ponds in Goa, local community seeks help from stranded migrant labourers

A group of concerned citizens realised the value of neglected water bodies and came together to form a citizen action group called Catch2o to revive water systems in and around their villages.

Top positive environmental stories from 2020: Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves
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Top positive environmental stories from 2020: Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves

Interest in renewable energy surged, and multiple Indigenous women leaders got some long-overdue credit and recognition in 2020.

Species loss from hunting, habitat destruction is hurting evolution of mammals, study claims
science

Species loss from hunting, habitat destruction is hurting evolution of mammals, study claims

Only one in 10 dramatic population declines end in extinctions, but the other losses have repercussions for ecosystems, which could be more dangerous in the long run.

Kodagu, coffee, climate change: An agroforestry scientist's notes on the connection
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Kodagu, coffee, climate change: An agroforestry scientist's notes on the connection

Much of the blame for the drought-flood-drought-flood trend in Kodagu has been laid on coffee plantations

Saving tiger reserves can reap trillions in economic, ecological benefits: Report
India

Saving tiger reserves can reap trillions in economic, ecological benefits: Report

Forests, wetlands & species benefitting from tiger conservation impact the health of ecosystems & the water cycle.

Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone
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Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone

The delta of river Kaveri, which is the agricultural backbone of south India, has shrunk by 20 percent because of diversion of land for non-agricultural purposes and climate change.

Tiger habitats in the Sundarbans are imperiled by climate change; govt intervention is urgently required
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Tiger habitats in the Sundarbans are imperiled by climate change; govt intervention is urgently required

Royal Bengal tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans could be wiped off by 2070 due to a combination of climate change and sea level rise.

In Meghalaya, a school teacher is spearheading a turmeric farming movement
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In Meghalaya, a school teacher is spearheading a turmeric farming movement

Trinity Saioo, an award-winning turmeric farmer from Mulieh village in Meghalaya, has been silently leading 800 women in her state to cultivate and boost the popularity of the indigenous, high-curcumin content Lakadong variety of the spice.