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What do you picture when you think of the impact of climate change on Earth's species? #climate #endangered #ph260720
I'm going to guess that many of you picture something like this when you think climate change. And it's true and it's heartbreaking that climate change is endangering this little guy, but too often the conversation ends there. #polarbears #ph260720
Climate change isn't just threatening exotic species in far-off places. It's hurting human health. When we think of climate change, why don't we think of wildfires polluting our air or climate refugees being forced to leave home? #refugees #ph260720
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Indian cities are not typically imagined to be biodiversity hotspots. Aspects of urban ecology often get missed in public conversations about the city.
In a series of illustrations, we explore the different dimensions of Bengaluru's lakes.
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@citizenmatters @sustainBLR Image
Illustrations: Labonie Roy
Text: @ByAditiTandon @priyankash96
Anchor: @kcmouli25
Watch this space. We will update 1 illustration per day.
#environment #cities #biodiversity #art #illustrations

Let's start at the very beginning...
When you read you begin with A-be-see!
Every artwork has elements of household and construction waste that the artist found in her neighbourhood in Bengaluru. Look closely and see if you can spot them!
Leave your responses as comments :)
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“In many ways, the #GrizzlyCreekFire is a public works fire, threatening the viral #infrastructure for millions of westerners”
“ground crews are not fighting flames in the precipitous Glenwood Canyon. They can’t even reach them.”

#firefighters #firefighting #cofire
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Today we spent a chilly day out in the uMkhomazi catchment in the south of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a group of stakeholders who are mutually concerned about water security in the catchment #Water #SharedBenefits #SharedRisks
Why this catchment?
1. The Mkhomazi River is the 3rd largest river in KZN, with major infrastructure projects on the horizon #Water #InfrastructureDevelopment
2. It's identified as possible solution to long term water deficits in uMngeni catchment #WaterDemand #InfrastructureDevelopment
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#PressRelease: #INDIA AND #ISRAEL COMBAT DESERTIFICATION
Today is World Day to Combat Desertification which is observed every June 17th to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification.

Read more from our press release below:
#Israel, one of the worlds’ leading nations in desert technologies and methods of dealing with desertification, is at the helm of these international efforts.
With over 60% of its territory being a desert & another 20% semi-arid land, #Israel has developed a myriad of solutions to desertification & living in the desert including: desert agriculture, irrigation, desalination, aquaculture, afforestation and management of water resources.
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My town #Coonabarabran #Coona sits in NW of #NSW . Just North is the #Pilliga forest, to south & west #WarrumbungleNatPark & #SidingSpringObservatory. Rich farmlands surround it. But it is under threat from #climatebreakdown #schoolstrike4climate
#Coona district is in severe #drought & #waterstress our council Dam is so low that new bores had to be sunk for town’s supply. Farming families are worn down with feeding stock & stress. Paddocks are baked dry #climatebreakdown is reality #SchoolStrike4Climate
In our gardens, forests and farms trees are dying as we face our second #autumn in drought. We are reliant on bore water from the #GreatArtesianBasin to survive #climatebreakdown is a daily reality. #SchoolStrike4climate
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