Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides

All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile messenger and a billboard.

Rural women have resilience to cope with climate risks: study

“We found that knowledge networks of women contribute immensely to tide over the adverse effect of the risk episodes..."

Towards an Ethics of Permanence

We must recognise that we human beings are not in any sense apart from nature, not observers of nature but participants or actors in its cosmic dra...

Goodwill gestures?

Everyone wants to help victims of natural calamities. But the best help for those who survive is respect. And a listening ear.

Farmers Must Get Coverage for Lost Crops

If an individual house can be insured against a natural disaster, why can’t an individual crop field be insured in the same manner?

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