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Richards promise of WATER... finally materialised!

It all started when Richard Gibson, a dairy farmer from Devon was chosen to be the star in the BBC programme ‘the toughest place to be a farmer ‘ .. 1,555 more words

Wildlife

(Special Report)Anti-Dam Protests in Northeast: Voices are going unheard due to crony capitalism and ignorance by media

Since 2013, no new hydropower project has been installed in the state of Uttarakhand by the courtesy of landmark judgment passed by the Supreme Court.  A special report by Analysis on the on-going protests in the Northeast against the setting up of large hydro power projects. 1,398 more words

Politics

River Restoration: Is it Good for Birds?

By Howard Meyerson

When Doug Klein goes birdwatching along the Thornapple River near Nashville, he often is pleased about what he finds. Birds are numerous, particularly at the nearby Nashville site where a 155-year-old dam stood until 2009, when it was removed. 1,066 more words

GP2 2016 - Monaco (Rounds 3-4)

Strange how things can happen sometimes, isn’t it? I mean, in motorsport, you’d have thought, wouldn’t you, that one of the ways of making a specific championship ‘better’ in terms of the spectacle it presents is to bring new names onto the grid – and, in fact, there’s always something of a cycle as the more familiar faces move on – but, while it’s inevitably a good thing to have talented racers going up against one another, it can have the opposite effect when someone has something that bit special…and that’s exactly the situation we had here. 3,060 more words

Single Seaters

Being good neighbours and getting hands on

Damian Conlin works in CAFOD’s Fundraising team, and has been involved in our Hands On projects from the beginning. Our first Hands On project in Kitui, Kenya finished recently – … 840 more words

CAFOD

Awaiting closure and reports' disclosure in Tawang

Seated on a bed that doubles up as a sofa in the visitors’ room of the Tawang Monastery, Leki Wangchuk speaks calmly, belying any pain he feels remembering his now deceased brother, Tsering Tempa, who was shot dead by security forces more than a month ago. 1,425 more words

Arunachal Pradesh

Dams 30% full after weekend showers

Stock Crosses Last Year’s For First Time This Season

The heavy showers over the weekend have brought good news for citizens.For the first time this season, the total water available in the four dams around the city has gone above the level recorded in the same time last year.Just over a week ago, the city was staring at the possibility of additional water cuts after it received less than half of the normal rainfall in June.The city received only 59.2mm rain in June this year, the third lowest figure for the month in 20 years. 302 more words

Environment