Soil erosion

J&K rains: 221 families shifted to safer places in Budgam

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.

Mar 30, 2015, 01:21 AM IST

Novel approach adopted to manage flood, erosion of Brahmaputra

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.

Jan 20, 2015, 21:59 PM IST
Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study

Erosion may trigger earthquakes: Study

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.

Nov 24, 2014, 17:15 PM IST

Assam loses 4.27 lakh hectares of land due to erosion

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

Mar 21, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 29, 2012, 16:33 PM IST

Cowdung helps restore mining-ravaged soils

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

Oct 28, 2012, 12:11 PM IST

River diversion, soil erosion threat turtle nesting

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.

Feb 13, 2012, 15:38 PM IST