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Warming climate is driving marine animals from the equator to the poles
science

Warming climate is driving marine animals from the equator to the poles

Poleward migration was more pronounced north of the equator, where oceans have warmed more quickly than in the south.

Once water resilient, mining-affected villages in Goa now entirely dependent on government tankers for supply
Lifestyle

Once water resilient, mining-affected villages in Goa now entirely dependent on government tankers for supply

Opencast iron ore mining reduces the groundwater table and causes surface water pollution. The village of Pissurlem in the mining-belt of north-east Goa used to be brimming with water; it is now entirely dependent on government tankers.

Where did all of Mars' water go? NASA thinks its trapped under its surface
science

Where did all of Mars' water go? NASA thinks its trapped under its surface

They found that the planet lost most of its water between four to 3.7 billion years ago,

Women directly handle natural resources, important to view climate crisis through a gendered lens
India

Women directly handle natural resources, important to view climate crisis through a gendered lens

Women are affected are they are excluded from decision-making roles in water management and irrigation.

Indian artists design comic strips to raise awareness about water consumption in the fashion industry
long-reads

Indian artists design comic strips to raise awareness about water consumption in the fashion industry

With their works, these seven artists have tried to showcase the absurdity of the fast fashion industry, with the hope that viewers will take note, lend a thought to the cause and thus make responsible decisions.

Did life exist on Mars? Perseverance rover joins four centuries of work to find the answer
World

Did life exist on Mars? Perseverance rover joins four centuries of work to find the answer

In 2000 scientists found that water had once flowed over its surface which rekindled interest in Mars exploration as they pored over images looking for evidence.

India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change
India

India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change

Involving women in designing, planning, and implementing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes helps decrease school dropout rates, improve literacy rates and health outcomes

Curiosity showed that Mars experienced a megaflood which leads us to believe life might've existed on the planet
science

Curiosity showed that Mars experienced a megaflood which leads us to believe life might've existed on the planet

A meteor struck Mars and caused mega ripples were about 9.1 meters high and spaced about 137.1 meters apart which is similar to those on Eearth.

Tanks are silver bullet for India's water woes; why they're disappearing, leaving us more vulnerable to a warming climate
India

Tanks are silver bullet for India's water woes; why they're disappearing, leaving us more vulnerable to a warming climate

A warming climate, bringing fewer rain days and more intense rainfall events in its wake, makes the role played by tanks even more critical.

Four in ten schools around the world lack basic soap and water hand washing facilities during COVID-19, UN says
science

Four in ten schools around the world lack basic soap and water hand washing facilities during COVID-19, UN says

818 million children were affected with the virus and 355 million went to schools which had facilities with water but no soap.

Studying space rocks, scientists find that the Earth has always had water since it formation
science

Studying space rocks, scientists find that the Earth has always had water since it formation

They found that the meteorites contained enough hydrogen in them to provide Earth with at least three times the water mass of its oceans.

Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights
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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights

WaterAid commissioned 10 visual artists from across the Global South to interpret the far-reaching impact access to clean water and decent sanitation has on people’s lives and the role these vital basics play in the realisation of other human rights

NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter
science

NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter

Perseverance will land in the Jezero Crater, in February 2021, which is thought to have once been a water-filled lake 3.5 million years ago.

Wasn't always frigid, astronomers think Pluto might've once upon a time been a warm body
science

Wasn't always frigid, astronomers think Pluto might've once upon a time been a warm body

Pluto may possess an icy outer shell hundreds of km thick atop an ocean of water perhaps mixed with salts and ammonia, with a solid rocky core below.

Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists
science

Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists

The stardust in asteroid Vesta holds a unique record of ancient galactic material that was delivered to a celestial body far from Earth.

Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks
Business

Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks

Over the last decade, NourishCo has focused on building brands in the healthy hydration space and has Himalayan mineral water, Tata Gluco Plus and Tata Water Plus in its portfolio.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown
long-reads

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown

Kathmandu's ancient water distribution system through stone spouts provides both water and arena for social theatre.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hand washing is recommended but where is the water to wash my hands?
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hand washing is recommended but where is the water to wash my hands?

Regions facing water problems, contamination and inefficient management are wondering where the water to maintain this hygiene will come from.

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons
India

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons

The rainfall pattern is getting erratic by the day, where dry spells are widening and days of torrential rains increasing, which exposes people who live close to the rivers to further flooding.

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how
Politics

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how

At the heart of the success of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government are three key departments: Health, Power and the Public Works, all led by Shakur Basti MLA Satyendar Jain who helped the party fulfil its promise of bijli and paani and more