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In rain-shadow Marathwada, everyone loves tankers

They form an essential part of the economy of the region

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Drought but why: The agricultural wasteland that is Bihar

Below-normal rainfall and drought-like situation for 7 years pushing out youth for livelihood

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Drought, but why: Several districts in peril every year

Despite 40 years of efforts and huge resource allocation, drought continues to hit the same districts over and again

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Drought, but why: Normal monsoon doesn’t mean no drought

One-third of India’s districts are chronically drought-hit despite receiving above normal rainfall

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Drought, but why: Area under cultivation has halved in Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu

Decades of deficit rainfall, monoculture in agriculture and perpetually mounting farmer debts have left the district in the lurch

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Slowing climate change could reverse drying in the subtropics

Climate projections suggest subtropical drying will continue through the 21st century; Ecosystems, agriculture and urban water in …

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Did you know Indian and West African monsoons are linked?

A report by an IISc scientist says that El Nino oscillates between both regions and affects the intensity of their rainfall

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Drying reservoirs, low winter crop yield, and a simmering water crisis

About 300 districts have already been declared drought-hit by states 

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Water in forests: Finding the blue in the greens

It is time we rediscover forests as a ‘water commons’ to aid India’s fight against climate change

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Gujarat declares drought after months of delay

While other states had declared drought months ago, Gujarat govt kept calling it a “scarcity of water”

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Despite intense rainfall, world’s water supply is decreasing

Study finds that drying of soil due to rise in temperatures is not letting much water reach rivers and reservoirs  

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How climate change-induced glacial melt affects people in the Himalayan region

Climate change-induced glacial melt can seriously affect half a billion people in the Himalayan region.If the warming trend continues, most …

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