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SC moved for staying Kudankulam’s 1989 environmental clearance


September 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Friday for staying the environmental clearance given to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in 1989 as this was ... Read more...

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India safest country in terms of civil aviation, claims Vayalar Ravi


February 18th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Friday said that India is considered to be one of the safest countries in terms of civil aviation.Speaking during the inaugural ... Read more...

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Plan panel steps in to tackle Bundelkhand’s drought miseries


September 5th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Planning Commission has set up a high-level panel to devise ways and means to tackle the drought in Bundelkhand, a region spread over Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Plan panel to tackle Bundelkhand drought


September 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Planning Commission has set up a high-level body to devise ways to tackle the perennial drought in Bundelkhand region that falls within Madhya Pradesh and Uttar ... Read more...

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How noise pollution affects marine life


September 1st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): An international team of researchers has developed an approach that integrates advanced computing, X-ray CT scanners, and modern computational methods that give a 3D simulated look inside the ... Read more...

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Global warming-induced water changes to continue for decades


July 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A reversal of human-induced temperature changes will not quickly return the hydrological cycle to its prewarming state, contrary to popular belief, according to a new study.Peili Wu ... Read more...

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Modelling tool for faster pandemic analysis


December 15th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): American scientists are developing a mathematical and visual analytic toolkit to quicken the diagnoses of pandemics and create better ways of dealing with them.The Department of Energy's Pacific ... Read more...

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Lancet studies say reducing greenhouse gases will also benefit human health


November 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): A series of six studies published in the medical journal The Lancet have determined that tackling climate change by reducing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions will have ... Read more...

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Climate change mitigation strategies ignore carbon cycling processes of inland waters


September 28th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have said that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked the carbon cycling processes of inland ... Read more...

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Climate change mitigation strategies ignore carbon cycling processes of inland waters


September 2nd, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): In a new report, scientists have determined that climate change mitigation strategies ignore carbon cycling processes of inland waters.Scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, ... Read more...

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Human impacts and environmental factors changing northwest Atlantic ecosystem


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A new report by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has determined that human impacts and environmental factors are changing the northwest Atlantic ecosystem.According to ... Read more...

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Aircraft-satellite combo to improve heat wave forecasts in Athens


August 28th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, August 28 (ANI): Scientists, using aircraft and satellites, have been collecting data amid the ancient ruins in the Greek capital of Athens, in order to improve 'urban heat island' forecasts to ... Read more...

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Look to the past in order to mitigate worst effects of climate change


May 28th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that people today and in future generations should look to the past in order to mitigate the worst effects of climate ... Read more...

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Wind pattern change may intensify global warming


March 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Carbon dioxide released from the Antartic Ocean due to shifting wind patterns may drastically increase global warming, say scientists. Many scientists think that the end of the last ... Read more...

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Conservation of peatlands could reduce 10 percent of global greenhouse emissions


December 27th, 2007 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): A new report has suggested that protecting peatland areas can be a cost-effective way to reduce as much as 10 percent of global greenhouse emissions.Peatlands are wetland ecosystems ... Read more...

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New device to understand smog formation


November 20th, 2007 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new tool for quantitatively measuring elusive atmospheric chemicals that play a key role in the formation of photochemical smog. Developed at the U.S. Department ... Read more...

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Pawar says wheat import required to boost buffer stock


November 14th, 2007 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
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