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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture comprise 10-12% of anthropocentric global emissions; and 76% of the agricultural emissions are generated in the developing world. Landscape GHG accounting is an effective way to efficiently develop baseline emissions and appropriate mitigation approaches.

The response of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) to changes in temperature during the twentieth century remains contentious1, largely owing to difficulties in estimating the spatial and temporal distribution of ice mass changes before 1992, when Greenland-wide observations first became available2. The only previous estimates of change during the twentieth century are based on empirical modelling3, 4, 5 and energy balance modelling6, 7.

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has just launched two online maps, one each for wind and solar radiation.

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has recently launched Wind Energy Resources Map of India at 100 meter above ground level and solar radiation map at ground level on online Geographic In

The Government today announced that a series of stamps depicting the entire environmental profile of the country will be launched soon.

The main aim of this study was to evaluate the vulnerability of groundwater to contamination in the vicinity of Ramtha wastewater treatment plant using a modified DRASTIC method in a GIS environment. A groundwater pollution potential map was prepared using modified DRASTIC method by adding lineaments and land use/land cover parameters. The values of the modified DRASTIC index were classified into three categories: low, moderate and high.

MALLESWARAM: In just 14 years, Bengaluru’s vegetation has come down by 62 per cent, and 85 per cent of its water bodies have disappeared, according to a study.

MUMBAI: Mumbai now officially has 3,293 slum clusters.

Drought caused the most widespread damage in China, making up over 50 % of the total affected area nationwide in recent decades. In the paper, a Standardized Precipitation Index-based (SPI-based) drought risk study is conducted using historical rainfall data of 19 weather stations in Shandong province, China. Kernel density based method is adopted to carry out the risk analysis. Comparison between the bivariate Gaussian kernel density estimation (GKDE) and diffusion kernel density estimation (DKDE) are carried out to analyze the effect of drought intensity and drought duration.

Private companies in Pimpri Chinchwad have helped construct 93 individual toilets in Rajiv Gandhinagar slums in Pimpale Saudagar.

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