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Agriculture

Coming up roses: business begins to bloom after Australian flower industry hit by pandemic

Rose farmers expect their sales to be 30%-40% higher this Valentine’s Day as fewer imports prompt people to buy local Covid-19 hit the global flower trade hard. Losing $1.5bn in 2020, leading flower farming countries such as Kenya and Colombia were unable to export, leaving an industry of workers unemployed. And, in Australia, the downturn […]

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India

Samyukta Kisan Morcha condemns Haryana agriculture minister’s statement on farmers’ deaths during ongoing protest

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Energy

Striking a fine energy balance

While coal-based energy continues to be the primary source of Tamil Nadu’s electricity requirements, the fragile state of finances of power generation units and the global push towards clean energy sources will eventually force a reckoning of sorts in the energy industry, say experts Original article is located at: Read More

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India

Will protect environment & build strategically-important Char Dham road: Gadkari

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India

‘Hum Do, Humare Do’ running country, monopolising agriculture and destroying rural economy, says Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

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Pollution

Pollutionwatch: campaign calls on doctors to champion clean air

Cardiac organisations want GPs to advise us about the air we breathe, much as they began to warn against smoking in the 1960s Conversations with our doctors frequently include ways that we can reduce health risks: eating better and taking more exercise, for instance. Air pollution is now a top five global risk factor for […]

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Mining

Rare Nasa photos reveal Amazon ‘gold rivers’

The satellite images reveal miles of unregistered gold mining in Peru’s Amazon rainforest, Nasa says. Original article is located at: Read More

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India

Chamoli glacier burst: Himalayan blunders compounded

Chamoli glacier burst: Himalayan blunders compounded The issue is about carrying capacity of the fragile region, which is even more at risk because of climate change Original article published on Read More

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India

Road to fight warming is through climate justice: Modi

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Ecosystems

Ozone layer ‘rescued’ from CFC damage

A steady decline in the levels of ozone-harming CFCs in the atmosphere has resumed, scientists say. Original article is located at: Read More

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