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Global Sustainable Development Report
Can ice stupas solve the water crisis in the Himalayan Desert?
Content source: BBC News
Meet the engineers who build glaciers from scratch to help isolated villages in Ladakh, the northern most province of India. Sonam Wangchuk’s team hope that when the man-made sculptures melt, they will provide water in times of need. Watch the video.
How the Climate Justice Movement in South Asia Took a Big Step Forward Last Week
by Nagraj Adve
The climate justice movement in South Asia, and India in particular, took a significant step forward last week with the launch of the South Asian People’s Action on Climate Crisis (SAPACC). Read more.
An agroforestry scientist’s notes on Kodagu, coffee and climate change
by Nandita Jayaraj
After spending over three years with small farmers in coffee plantations, ETH Zurich’s Maike Nesper presents a strong case for promoting traditional coffee growing practices. Read more.
Biochar, a possible solution for crop burning in India
by Sandhya Ramesh
Read more about Biochar by UZH researcher Samuel Abiven and his team, and how it solves issues pertaining to residual crop waste, crop quality and soil fertility.