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South Asia’s climate hazard hotspots

Mapping risks and estimating impacts on people and agriculture Extreme climate events are taking a heavy toll in countries around the world, destroying lives and livelihoods. Since the late 1980s, the frequency of such disasters has increased – from an average of 195 per year during 1987-1998 to 338 per year during 2000-2011, according to …

SYMPOSIUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH IN ASIA-PACIFIC

25-28 JULY, 2017 | 9AM – 5PMFacebook Twitter LinkedIn Mail Organiser(s): RMIT, Manchester Metropolitan University, HAW Hamburg RMIT 124 La Trobe St. Melbourne The Symposium at RMIT University is designed to foster and facilitate the exchange of information, ideas and experiences acquired in the execution of research projects. RMIT’s Swanston Academic Building. Photo: John Collings RMIT University will …

Kalam-inspired fellowships for environment researchers soon

Abdul Kalam (File Photo) New Delhi, Oct 16: Updated: Friday, October 16, 2015, 18:18 [IST] The Environment Ministry will launch post-doctoral research fellowships in the name of former president late A P J Abdul Kalam to nurture young scientists working in the fields of environment and ecology. “The main focus of the new fellowship programme and …

India’s Rush For Development That Is Making Tribals Sacrifice Their Lives And Livelihoods

Image source: Young Baiga Women, India, Wikimedia commons By Antara Mukherjee Over the past few decades, the rate of development in India has increased steadily. The methods to encourage this development have become harsher, rougher and prudential in a way that has led to complications on a large scale. As the rate of development rises, …

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