Jammu and Kashmir government has evacuated 221 families to safer places due to heavy rains causing soil erosion and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Budgam district of the state.
A novel approach towards managing floods and erosion in the river Brahmaputra and increase livelihood opportunities and income of local people was adopted at a meeting here Tuesday.
Surface processes such as erosion and sedimentation may trigger shallow earthquakes and favour the rupture of large deep quakes up to the surface, a new study has found.
Assam has lost 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion and channelisation of rivers has become highly necessary to combat the problem.
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 compost helps restore mining ravaged soils, according to a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) research.
Erosion and diversion of Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha seems to be posing a serious threat to the annual mass nesting of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.
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62nd National Film Awards