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Building Environment conscience through volunteer participation through unique Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies

Commemorating Environment Day – 5th June 2017 with Seed ball events Tree plantation is an easy strategy to cater to climate change mitigation as well as aid in climate change adaptation. In order to cover the vast tracts of barren and … Continue reading

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Tree Plantation event this Earth Day 22nd April

  A tree plantation drive was organized to commemorate Earth Day 22nd April, Saturday at Amruta Society Park at Rajkot, Gujarat, India. It was citizen driven initiative with support from RMC (Rajkot Municipal Corporation) by way of providing space and … Continue reading

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A wonderful experience – a citizen led – citizen participation movement @ Rajkot city: Cyclofun 29th Jan 2017: On way to Low carbon mobility !

In the first ever cycling event held by Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC), Rotary Mid town Rajkot Cycling Club (RCC) and others, January 29 2017 would be etched in memory for Rajkot citizens who observed and participated in good numbers.  This … Continue reading

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Traditional varieties of Rice, Climate change and food security!

This is an Article based on the Expert Talk by Dr Debal Deb at Akshat Mohatsav – a unique Rice heritage exhibition | Ahmedabad | 16-17 April 2016 and my thoughts interweaved.  ____ Akshat Mohatsav – was a unique Rice heritage … Continue reading

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Why do birds matter?

On October 11, 2015 there was a wall painting event of birds at Randarda lake, Rajkot by various artists organised by Smart city Trust. Various locally spotted birds were painted on walls. In an attempt to spread the awareness of … Continue reading

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Vulnerability assessment of Coastal rural communities: as case of Western India

Climate change projections for 2100 suggest a best estimate of global average surface temperature to rise by 4 ºC (IPCC, 2007).  With a  4°C rise in global mean temperature, inundation of coastal areas, increased intensity of tropical cyclones; unprecedented heat … Continue reading

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