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A boy swims as he was crossing the floded area caused by Sirisiya River in Ramghaduwa , Parsa District , Nepal

Life in waterlogged cities

Mumbai’s streets turned to rivers last week as five inches of rain fell on the city in one day. Public …

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Woman holds a goat while sitting on a raft at the flood affected in Jakhalabandha area on August 13, 2017. Photo by Biju Boro

What’s causing so many changes to India’s monsoons?

By Raghu Murtugudde For the third year in a row, India’s monsoon season has produced floods in the northwest and …

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Picture : The Brahmaputra (in the background) overflows its banks near Dhubri in Lower Assam during the August 2017 flood [Image by Sucharita Sen

Dam worsens flood devastation in Assam

By Mubina Akhtar In a relief camp on the Amtola embankment in the town of North Lakhimpur, Kulen Gogoi has …

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China and India can help satisfy energy demands in green way : Erik Solheim

Erik Solheim, the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme speaks to thethirdpole.net about energy access in China and …

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Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly?

Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16 additional rivers …

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NGT acts tough on plastic bags, slams AAP for lackadaisical approach

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed an interim ban on sale and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which …

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The Hottest Year on Record was 2016 : Report

A US government report has confirmed that 2016 topped 2015 as the hottest year globally in 137 years of record …

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Tourism Industry in Sikkim: Boon or Bane?

By Rituparna Borah Just three days in a place like Sikkim and that too in the rainy season didn’t quench …

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Waterfalls as Potential Alternative Sources for Hydro-electricity in Northeast India

By Rituparna Borah It was during my college trip to Mawlynnong, a village at the Indo-Bangladesh border when I was exposed to …

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Farmers’ Perception of Climate Change

Image: Outline India By Amarnath Tripathi Climate change has increasingly become an interesting area for researchers in India but most …

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