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Payson Roundup
Monsoon to the rescuesurprising tree-ring study conducted by scientists from the University of Arizo
Monsoon to the rescue
Payson Roundup / Posted 4 hours ago
surprising tree-ring study conducted by scientists from the University of Arizona demonstrated that the devastating droughts that sometimes last for years and wreak ecological and cultural havoc occur mostly when both the winter rains and... Read more
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New Kerala
UN agencies to meet on El Nino's 'devastating impact' in Central America's Dry Corridor - newkerala.com #83178York, June 28 : With the El Nino climate event devastating Central America's so
UN agencies to meet on El Nino's 'devastating impact' in Central America's Dry Corridor - newkerala.com #83178
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
York, June 28 : With the El Nino climate event devastating Central America's so-called Dry Corridor, where one of the worst droughts in decades has left 3.5 million people food insecure, United Nations agencies will gather this week to discuss ways... Read more
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The Financial Express
Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulsesprices in retail markets are ruling as high as Rs 198/kg due to shortfall in do
Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulses
The Financial Express / Posted 9 hours ago
prices in retail markets are ruling as high as Rs 198/kg due to shortfall in domestic output because of two consecutive droughts. (PTI) With pulses inflation high at 34 per cent, a better monsoon would reduce price pressure in lentils and in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulsesprices in retail markets are ruling as high as Rs 198/kg due to shortfall in do
Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulses
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
prices in retail markets are ruling as high as Rs 198/kg due to shortfall in domestic output because of two consecutive droughts. The country's pulses output is estimated to be 17.06 million tonnes in 2015-16 crop year (July-June) as against... Read more
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Market Watch
Investors must adjust their portfolios now for a changing climateregulation tied to climate change. In addition to these direct effects, there
Investors must adjust their portfolios now for a changing climate
Market Watch / Posted 12 hours ago
regulation tied to climate change. In addition to these direct effects, there are generalized macroeconomic effects from droughts and wildfires, and effects on other sectors such as agriculture and reinsurance to consider. Even municipal bonds in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Remembering Thunder Thursday: Are we set for another summer washout?made their way to the North East’s beaches four decades ago. That summer also
Remembering Thunder Thursday: Are we set for another summer washout?
chroniclelive / Posted 14 hours ago
made their way to the North East’s beaches four decades ago. That summer also delivered a host of problems, however, with droughts, forest fires, hosepipe bans, and rising food and beer prices. Lightning struck the Tyne Bridge , flooding closed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rainwater Harvesting Critical in Addressing Water Scarcityground and underground tanks, other technologies promoted for rainwater harvest
Rainwater Harvesting Critical in Addressing Water Scarcity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
ground and underground tanks, other technologies promoted for rainwater harvesting designed to alleviate the impacts of droughts include conservation agriculture, box ridges, contour ridging, terracing and infiltration pits. These technologies... Read more
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New Kerala
UN officials call for boost in solidarity and funding to meet growing humanitarian needs - newkerala.com #82745and the earthquake in Ecuador in April, as well as to the repercussions of the
UN officials call for boost in solidarity and funding to meet growing humanitarian needs - newkerala.com #82745
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
and the earthquake in Ecuador in April, as well as to the repercussions of the El Nio weather phenomenon, which has led to droughts in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. Despite increase in donations, humanitarian funding gap remains Noting the generosity of... Read more
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New Kerala
Met Dept. predicts heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh in coming days - newkerala.com #82755to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) the deficit is expected to narrow
Met Dept. predicts heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh in coming days - newkerala.com #82755
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) the deficit is expected to narrow in the days to come. The weather office forecasts monsoon rains to be above average this year after consecutive droughts ravaged crops and worsened rural... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could the WEATHER determine our next President?Social Sciences and professor of politics at Princeton, studied how other natur
Could the WEATHER determine our next President?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Social Sciences and professor of politics at Princeton, studied how other natural events impacted elections. 'We looked at droughts and floods for the whole course of the 20th century and found there's a pretty consistent pattern of people voting... Read more
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PhysOrg
Controlled Colorado River flooding released stored greenhouse gasescontinued, "This shows that more work is needed to better understand the more u
Controlled Colorado River flooding released stored greenhouse gases
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
continued, "This shows that more work is needed to better understand the more unpredictable consequences of floods and droughts on aquatic ecosystems, particularly in the face of global climate change". The Colorado River - which carved out... Read more
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Business Wire
PG&E Starts Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Response to Fires as California Anticipates Another Busy Wildfire Seasonto mitigate the increased threat of wildfire as we’re seeing record tree mortal
PG&E Starts Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Response to Fires as California Anticipates Another Busy Wildfire Season
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
to mitigate the increased threat of wildfire as we’re seeing record tree mortality caused by one of the most severe droughts in state history. We encourage all of our customers to be prepared and have a plan in case of emergencies," said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Sweet business' of beekeeping helps protect Zim forestsfarmers to look for other ways to keep up their income. This year, the country
'Sweet business' of beekeeping helps protect Zim forests
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
farmers to look for other ways to keep up their income. This year, the country suffered one of the worst El Nino-induced droughts in history, hot on the heels of a devastating drought in the 2014/15 farming season. The impact on agriculture has... Read more
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The Financial Express
Modi Times Now Arnab Interview: Cannot view inflation as a perception issue; as a realityNarendra Modi said that, “We faced two consecute droughts which were extreme in
Modi Times Now Arnab Interview: Cannot view inflation as a perception issue; as a reality
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
Narendra Modi said that, “We faced two consecute droughts which were extreme in nature and it resulted in low produce, especially of pulses.” The government had to import large quantities of crops including pulses, which eventually increased the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Stop seeing India through the prism of Pakistan: Narendra Modiperception issue. Price rise should be seen as a reality. The country faces hig
Stop seeing India through the prism of Pakistan: Narendra Modi
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
perception issue. Price rise should be seen as a reality. The country faces high food inflation because of two consecutive droughts. But we have been taking measures to tackle that." On RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, the Prime Minister said his... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Single Format to Classify Coastal Floodsthe sea surface and sea events to determine the behavior of swells and detect p
Single Format to Classify Coastal Floods
Radio Angulo / Posted yesterday
the sea surface and sea events to determine the behavior of swells and detect possible coastal floods. Holguin Debates on Droughts, Soils, Desertification "From now on, depending on the classification made, each Cuban province should make its... Read more
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New Kerala
Rate of inflation slower than in UPA times, says Modi - newkerala.com #82590rate of inflation in the country has come down compared to during the previous
Rate of inflation slower than in UPA times, says Modi - newkerala.com #82590
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
rate of inflation in the country has come down compared to during the previous government, and added that two successive droughts have had an adverse impact on prices. He also said that the states and Centre need to work together to tackle... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Who will you talk to in Pakistan? Govt or non-state actors?'perception issue. Price rise should be seen as a reality. The country faces hig
'Who will you talk to in Pakistan? Govt or non-state actors?'
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
perception issue. Price rise should be seen as a reality. The country faces high food inflation because of two consecutive droughts. But we have been taking measures to tackle that." On RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, the Prime Minister said his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Sweet Business' of Beekeeping Helps Protect Forestsfarmers to look for other ways to keep up their income. This year, the country
'Sweet Business' of Beekeeping Helps Protect Forests
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
farmers to look for other ways to keep up their income. This year, the country suffered one of the worst El Nino-induced droughts in history, hot on the heels of a devastating drought in the 2014/15 farming season. The impact on agriculture has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Rain This Summer?frequent due to climate change, according to the Ministry of Environment, Water
More Rain This Summer?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
frequent due to climate change, according to the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate. It is not uncommon for droughts to occur in back to back seasons. Mrs Gopo is worried that frequent El Nino events will ravage Zimbabwe's rain fed... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Anything goes show promised for Emeralddinner organiser Matthew Peters only been in Emerald four years now but has wit
Anything goes show promised for Emerald
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
dinner organiser Matthew Peters only been in Emerald four years now but has witnessed just how crippling the on-going droughts and mining downturn is in the region. He sees the businesses one by one shutting down and the grim looks on local... Read more
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Rappler
A Filipino farmer’s plea: ‘Support us, love us’food supply by reducing crop yields. In a country like the Philippines, farm pl
A Filipino farmer’s plea: ‘Support us, love us’
Rappler / Posted yesterday
food supply by reducing crop yields. In a country like the Philippines, farm plans help equip farmers for both storms and droughts. These are made so that they can easily cope and rebuild their farms once destroyed by strong... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Buying timecan look back and it often has a primary cause related to food or water availab
Buying time
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
can look back and it often has a primary cause related to food or water availability, and usually it is in the pricing.'' Droughts and floods, extreme events, are what drive systems, he says. These will be the waypoints of our future. Think bell... Read more
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The Columbian
The slowest invasion: Nonnative snails take over Northwestof snails, especially in recent years: changing weather patterns with more freq
The slowest invasion: Nonnative snails take over Northwest
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
of snails, especially in recent years: changing weather patterns with more frequent dry spells. “Snails can endure droughts better than slugs because they can pull back into their shells,” Gordon said. The general warming of the climate,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farmers, scientists call for bipartisan leadership on climateinto farming adaptation, with the impact of climate change already underway. "
Farmers, scientists call for bipartisan leadership on climate
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
into farming adaptation, with the impact of climate change already underway. "The list is long in terms of record droughts, record floods, reducing frosts in some places and increasing in others," he said. "We see earlier fire seasons and... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich is in a moderate droughtwill be continuing. When it’s warmer, there is more evaporation.” The northeas
Greenwich is in a moderate drought
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
will be continuing. When it’s warmer, there is more evaporation.” The northeast in general is seeing more short-term droughts, she said, and can expect to see more of the same weather patterns in the future. “Not long-term droughts,” she... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
That sinking feeling: Beijing dropping by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city’s rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
That sinking feeling: Beijing dropping by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
the city’s rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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The Financial Express
Arun Jaitley Monsoon gains strength; to end later than usual time25. With substantial increase in Monsoon rains, it is expected that the farmer
Arun Jaitley Monsoon gains strength; to end later than usual time
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
25. With substantial increase in Monsoon rains, it is expected that the farmers will be able to recover from two straight droughts. Monsoon rains are the lifeblood of India’s agriculture-dependent economy and a week’s delay in their onset this... Read more
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New Kerala
Monsoon gains strength; to end later than usual time - newkerala.com #8207925. With substantial increase in Monsoon rains, it is expected that the farmer
Monsoon gains strength; to end later than usual time - newkerala.com #82079
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
25. With substantial increase in Monsoon rains, it is expected that the farmers will be able to recover from two straight droughts. Monsoon rains are the lifeblood of India's agriculture-dependent economy and a week's delay in their onset this... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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My EastText
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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News 8000
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study showsthe city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious co
Beijing sinking by up to 4 inches a year, study shows
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
the city's rail network. China has long had problems managing its voracious consumption of water. Five years ago, historic droughts in southern China caused billions of dollars in losses to agriculture and left millions of people and animals short... Read more
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Boston Globe
Africa’s charcoal economy is cooking, but the trees are payingout of trees. The village chief, Evomasy, 48, said he believed that the trees’
Africa’s charcoal economy is cooking, but the trees are paying
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
out of trees. The village chief, Evomasy, 48, said he believed that the trees’ disappearance had caused the recent severe droughts. “We cut down everything,” he said, looking at the shrub land now surrounding his village. “We used to have trees... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
South Australia sets an examplethe impressive work in South Australia, most of the country is caught between t
South Australia sets an example
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
the impressive work in South Australia, most of the country is caught between the terrible reality of climate change — droughts, massive fires and dying reefs — and continued pressure to serve the economy by relying on fossil fuels, including... Read more
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York Daily Record
Reflections on a Grand Canyon white water river trek and the Anthropocenepits and subsequently cover them with dirt scabs. We are changing our hydrologi
Reflections on a Grand Canyon white water river trek and the Anthropocene
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
pits and subsequently cover them with dirt scabs. We are changing our hydrological cycle (water cycle) leading to historic droughts in some regions and millennial deluges in others. Disruption of the water cycle is the principle driver behind... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Holguin Shares Experiences on Livestock Production Scienceslearnt firsthand of the ways to cope with today's environmental situation and t
Holguin Shares Experiences on Livestock Production Sciences
Radio Angulo / Posted 3 days ago
learnt firsthand of the ways to cope with today's environmental situation and the ways to lessen the effects of lingering droughts. They knew of the practices and alternatives to follow in search of pastures and fodders more resistant to the new... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Holguin Debates on Droughts, Soils, Desertificationimportant to life on Earth like water, is a crime. The delegates assessed soil
Holguin Debates on Droughts, Soils, Desertification
Radio Angulo / Posted 3 days ago
important to life on Earth like water, is a crime. The delegates assessed soil and its protection, desertification and droughts from the scope of science, what is in tune with the country's prioritized will, politically, economically and... Read more
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New Kerala
Allahabad Bank to focus on retail credit - newkerala.com #81734awards are expected to further bolster urban demand in FY17. Further, prospects
Allahabad Bank to focus on retail credit - newkerala.com #81734
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
awards are expected to further bolster urban demand in FY17. Further, prospects of normal monsoon after two consecutive droughts are expected to prop up rural demand," he said. The city-headquartered bank posted a net loss of Rs 743.31 crore in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
The slowest invasion: Non-native snails take over Northwestof snails, especially in recent years: changing weather patterns with more freq
The slowest invasion: Non-native snails take over Northwest
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
of snails, especially in recent years: changing weather patterns with more frequent dry spells. "Snails can endure droughts better than slugs because they can pull back into their shells," Gordon said. The general warming of the climate,... Read more
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