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A helping hand against climate change

In Uttar Pradesh, frequent extreme weather events & climate change has had impacts on small, marginal & women farmers. With meager resources to buffer them from the new risks that climate change poses, they usually end up paying a high price for this. 323 more words

Climate Change

Savage - A Limerick


Discovering the chicken coop damaged,
said the farmer, “I must find this savage!”
He sent out the hounds
to cover more ground…
While away, all the chickens were ravaged!

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Women rear farm animals & make money

The people of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh have always known and lived with floods. What is new is the altered flood patterns, their intensity & complete unpredictability. 240 more words

Climate Change

Same Path, Different Travels

Title: Same Path, Different Travels

Date Taken: 2 February 2016

Camera: Nikon D3000

Settings: f/8.0 | 1/500 | 50mm | ISO 400


Far from the main roads and into the more rural parts of Bali, the people live a simpler life. 24 more words


Copy cat?

This may be a good example of why the phrase ‘copy cat’ originated. Farmers around here usually have a hard-working cat or two in their barns and fields because the mouse problem is so prevalent. 133 more words

Is It An Obstacle Or An Opportunity?

In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. 146 more words


I was seven years old when the Surrender was.

WPA writer Samuel S. Taylor interviewed Martha Ruffin, age 80, 1310 Cross Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. (He also interviewed her husband Thomas Ruffin, born in Franklin County, North Carolina.) 1,370 more words

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