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West Bengal: Sunderbans solar grids, smart beehives clear Amphan test

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 8, 2020

Post Amphan, when most of the Sunderbans was reeling under power woes, two gram panchayat areas covering over 3,000 villagers set an example in the cyclone-ravaged landscape. Armed with environment-friendly solar micro grids, installed by WWF-India since 2011, they managed to...

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2020 could be the hottest year since records began, experts warn

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

The year 2020 has been marked by astounding events globally, from nearly the entire planet gripped in the clutches of Covid-19 disease, super cyclone Amphan ravaging the Bengal coast, locust attack in parts of India and other countries to the scorching heatwave. Scientists...

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India Climate 2019: Arabian Sea saw 400% more cyclones

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

The India Meteorological Department on January 6, 2020 released its much-awaited report on India’s climate in 2019. As expected, the climate crisis wreaked havoc. The number of cyclones in Arabian Sea stood out in particular. Down To Earth has regularly reported on how the...

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Central Teams Arrives In Odisha To Assess Damage By Cyclone Fani

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

An inter-ministerial Central team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani that hit the state's coastal districts on May 3 leaving 64 dead, an official said. The nine-member team...

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