climate change

Audio podcast: Lakshadweep – from idyllic archipelago to eco flashpoint
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Ashraf Engineer August 18, 2021 The government’s plans to convert Lakshadweep into a tourism powerhouse has enraged locals and environmentalists, who point to the ecological hazards posed by the projects and the “attacks on identity, culture, religion and land”. Rohan...
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Audio podcast: Climate change is altering the Indian monsoon
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Ashraf Engineer August 7, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. It’s been a harrowing monsoon for many parts of the country. The torrential rain had killed at least 112 people at the time of...
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Audio podcast: How your consumption choices can help save the planet
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Ashraf Engineer July 14, 2021 While consumption drives the economy, it has a destructive impact on the environment. India’s aggressive economic focus over the past few decades has been accompanied by alarming ecological destruction. How does what you consume impact...
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Audio podcast: How we’re destroying our coastlines
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Ashraf Engineer May 19, 2021 Unsustainable development and the disappearance of mangroves, wetlands and water bodies is destroying India’s coastlines. The damage has impacted fishing communities, their economies, fish catches and adjoining urban areas. Recurring natural disasters like cyclones and...
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Audio podcast: India takes the plunge with the Deep Ocean Mission
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Ashraf Engineer February 20, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Within three years, an air force pilot and two scientists will descend 6,000 metres into the Indian Ocean in a battery-powered vehicle...
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What we destroy in the name of development
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Tushar Gandhi September 15, 2020 The hymn Take thou a lesson from the trees is worth laying to one’s heart. The trees bear the fierce heat of the sun and yet provide cool shade to us. But what do  we...
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