New threat from plankton in the Arabian Sea

Sewage and factory waste from cities like Mumbai and Karachi is nurturing a kind plankton that stifles organisms eaten by fish.’s-west-coast-face-a-new-threat-from-plankton-in-the-Arabian-Sea


Climate change Update on 1 April 2014

1. UN report on Climate change: Regional impact
The IPCC report relased on 31 March, 2014 point out that Climate change would soon severly affect the world’s regions.

2. Mangrove forests fight climate change impacts: Experts tell regional symposium
The two-day symposium, “Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative”, drawing representatives from vulnerable coastal communities from Asian countries, aims to share knowledge for practical solutions to tackle complex coastal issues.

3. Indians are consuming imported GM-processed food: A parliamentary panel has found out that although India doesn’t allow commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops but Indians may well be consuming GM processed food- knowingly or un-knowingly.

Climate Change News Updates: 11 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 11 December, 2013

1. Climate Change Opens the Arctic to Drilling, Militarization:

2. Three Ways U.S.-China Conflict Is Helping on Climate Change:

3. Climate Change May Send State Butterflies North:

4. Experts urge climate change alleviation:

5. Exploring climate change:

6. Climate Change Affects Ultrasonic Bat Signals For Better, Worse:

7. China’s climate adaptation bill hits £20bn in 20 years:

8. ‘Great uncertainty about how climate change will affect us’:

9. Fracking support from government climate change adviser:

10. Catastrophe bonds touted in climate change fight:

Climate Change News Updates: 10 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 10 December, 2013

1. ‘Climate change is like Y2k!’ – Oz senator:

2. China ‘poorly prepared’ for climate change:

3. Former WTO Official: Washington’s Climate Change Standard for Coal Port Approvals Violates Int’l Treaties:

4. Climate Change and Socialism – Mike Treen:

5. Obama’s failures on climate change:

6. Evaluating Social and Ecological Vulnerability of Coral Reef Fisheries to Climate Change:

7. Climate change hits bamboo production in India:

8. Climate change threatens Northern American turtle habitat:

9. Climate Change and Sustainability: Case Studies:

10. Children learn about climate change:

11. Surat to share how it tackled floods:

Climate Change News Updates: 7 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 7 December, 2013

1. Canada’s Timber Industry May Be Rebounding, But For How Long?:

2. Climate Change And Tourism:

3. Ecosocialist panel on climate change strategies:

4. Taiwan and the UN Climate Change Framework:

5. Pinning Down Aerosols to Shed Light on Visibility, Clouds, Climate Change:

6. The Climate Post: Report Warns of Sudden Climate Change Impacts:

7. German Scientists Warn Of Coming Cool Period – Eh, It’s Probably “Climate Change”:

8. The (IN)Sanity of Climate Change:

9. Pollution, low levels plague Great Lakes: Climate change to worsen the woes: