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30 percent economic activity in Goa at risk due to global warming

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 21:10

Over 30 percent of economic activity in tourism-centric Goa was vulnerable to global warming, a leading academic has said.

German team to study Assam`s flood and erosion problem

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 17:38

A team of experts from the Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat (FSU) Jena in Germany will be visiting Assam from May 11 to study the recurring flood and erosion problem of the state, official sources said Monday.

Glaciers protect mountain peaks from erosion

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 11:56

A new study of Europe`s high Alps has shown that that glaciers shield summits from erosion, acting as a protective lid.

Trade unions oppose parking EPFO funds in ETF of CPSUs

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 17:42

Trade unions have been opposing the idea of EPFO fund exposure to equity as it involves high risk of capital erosion.

Assam loses 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 15:30

Assam has lost 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion and channelisation of rivers has become highly necessary to combat the problem.

40% of Indian coast subjected to erosion

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 22:36

Around 40 percent of the Indian coast is subjected to erosion and development in high eroding stretches is prohibited, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.

Erosion catching up with Caribbean reefs: Study

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 12:36

Many Caribbean coral reefs are either going into decline or being eroded, say researchers.

Over a thousand affected due to erosion by BrahmapUTRA

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 16:11

More than one thousand people in five villages, with two completely washed away, have been severely affected following unabated erosion by River Brahmaputra for the last few days in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Soil erosion due to flood: SC asks Centre, Assam to respond

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 16:33

SC asked Centre & Assam govt to respond to a plea that failure of flood management in state was leading to loss of landmass due to soil erosion.

Cowdung helps restore mining-ravaged soils

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 12:11

Cowdung compost helps restore mining ravaged soils, according to a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research.

Coastline erosion due to rising sea levels greater than thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 15:39

The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.

Goa`s shoreline eroded by sea: Repair

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 17:54

One-fourth of Goa`s shoreline has been affected by sea erosion which needs urgent repair to save it from crumbling further, the state government said Tuesday.