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Sand, a global sustainability challenge: UN report

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2019

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday released a report, Sand and Sustainability: Finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand resources, that highlights a problem that has largely stayed under the radar: sand consumption globally has...

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IIT-M sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The technology behind desalination plants may appear simple extract seawater, remove salt, make freshwater but operating such plants is power intensive and can also pollute the environment...

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Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2017

Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.

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