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Water Conservation • Essay

Water Conservation - Every drop counts.

Introduction Water is a natural resource, fundamental to life, livelihood, food security and sustainable development. It is also a scarce resource. India has more than 18 percent of the world’s population, but has only 4 percent of world’s renewable water resources with 2.4 percent of world’s land area. There are …

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Climate Change turns Australia purple

IN NEWS: Climate Change Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s temperature forecast for next Monday (i.e. 14 January) is so unheard of – over 52°C – that it has had to add a new colour to the top of its scale, a suitably incandescent purple. Australia’s highest recorded temperature is 50.7°C, measured in …

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Great Indian Bustard • Status & Conservation

IN NEWS: Poaching of Great Indian Bustard The Great Indian Bustard is peculiar to the semi-arid grasslands of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. A recent incident of alleged poaching of a Great Indian Bustard – the State bird of Rajasthan listed in the “critically endangered” category – near …

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