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Aqua Foundation’s XIV World Aqua Congress
The conference provides a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends in best practices, innovative technologies and cutting edge research. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

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Call for Papers for the wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water
The Journal of Gender and Water at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting papers for the upcoming 8th volume. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 1 month ago

The wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water invites articles for publication in its 8th volume (March 2021). The deadline for submission is October 15, 2020. The authors to write research, review and case studies including but not limited to the following topics:

Book review: Future Earth
The book outlines how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 1 month ago
Climate change (Image: Kai Stachowiak; Public domain pictures)
UNLEASH Hacks Bharat | Invitation for Application to Build Climate Resilient India
Through a collaborative 2-day process, passionate youth across India will have the opportunity to work with local stakeholders and community leaders towards the SDGs 13 & 8. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Marginalized communities across the country are facing the brunt of climate change which is not only questioning their survival but is also affecting their livelihood.

Monsoon experiences a countrywide deficit of 10 percent in July
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago

Monsoon 2020: Countrywide deficit of 10 percent in July; September may have heavy rains

July experiences rain deficit of 10 percent (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
A third of world’s children poisoned by lead: UNICEF
Urgent action needed to abolish dangerous practices including the informal recycling of lead acid batteries. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 2 months ago

Around 1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per decilitre (µg/dL), a level that the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have stated requires global and regional interventions.

Two girls recycle metal from used batteries at a workshop in Dhaka, Bangladesh (Image: UNICEF/Naser Siddique)
Flood batters Assam, over 16 lakh people hit
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim

Assam plaued by the annual flood menace (Image Source: Akash Basumatari)
Call for Papers for 'The Filtration Event- FILTECH -2021', Cologne, Germany
FILTECH 2021 Conference will feature once again the latest advances and techniques in liquid/solid and gas/particle separation (dust, gas and air filtration) in three days of indepth exposure. Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

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India to have more rains, floods and warm days in the coming century: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 3 months ago

India's first climate change assessment report warns of heavy rains, more floods and warmers days

Country is going to face more rains, floods and warm days in the coming century (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Fire in Assam to have catastrophic effect on ecozones: Experts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Fire breaks at an oil well in Assam damaging ecozones around the site

Migratory birds flock Maguri Beel, which is 500 m away from the incident site (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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