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Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Md
Masroor
Haroon
Sajjad
Tamal Kanti
Saha
Md Hibjur
Rahaman
Pandurang
Choudhari
Luc Cimusa
Kulimushi
Swades
Pal

Groundwater is an essential source of water especially in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. The demand for water due to exponential increase in population has created stresses on available groundwater resources. Further, climate change has affected the quantity of water globally. Many parts of Indian cities are experiencing water scarcity...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Jayshree
Shukla
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Rajarshi
Dasgupta
Muktipada
Panda
Sudip Kumar
Kundu
Harini
Santhanam
Paras R.
Pujari
Shizuka
Hashimoto

In recent times, environmental stewardship of mangroves has provided the impetus to
protect and restore these ecosystems for their inherent ability to protect coastal regions from climate
change, sequester carbon dioxide as rich blue carbon, and support human well-being through a
multitude of ecosystem services. Participatory stakeholder...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Author:
Kim
Lavane
Gowhar
Meraj
Tran Gia
Han
Luong Hong Boi
Ngan
Bui Thi Bich
Lien
Tran Van
Ty
Nguyen Truong
Thanh
Nigel K.
Downes
Nguyen Dinh Giang
Nam
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga

In contrast to other natural disasters, droughts may develop gradually and last for extended periods of time. TheWorld Meteorological Organization advises using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) for the early identification of drought and understanding of its characteristics over various geographical areas. In this study, we use long-term...

Book
Author:
Ram
Avtar

For eternity, water resources have proven to be the key to inclusive social development and human well-being. However, the spatio-temporal variation of this finite resource over various landscapes makes it prone to misuse and mismanagement. Rapid global changes such as urbanization, population growth, socio-economic change, change in lifestyle...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Nityaranjan
Nath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Gowhar
Meraj
Jatan
Debnath
Durlov
Lahon
Kesar
Chand
Majid
Farooq
Pankaj
Chandan
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga

The Kaziranga Eco-Sensitive Zone is located on the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity
hotspot region. In 1985, the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) was declared a World Heritage
Site by UNESCO. Nowadays, anthropogenic interference has created a significant negative impact
on this national park. As a result, the area under natural habitat is...

Peer-reviewed Article
In PLOS ONE
Author:
Hafeza
Nujaira
Kumar Arun
Prasad
Ali P.
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
L. N.
Gupta
Tonni Agustiono
Kurniawan
Haroon
Sajjad
Ram
Avtar

Despite Bangladesh being one of the leading countries in aquaculture food production
worldwide, there is a considerable lack of updated scientific information about aquaculture
activities in remote sites, making it difficult to manage sustainably. This study explored the
use of geospatial and field data to monitor spatio-temporal changes in...

Research Report

This report presents findings from a project jointly implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The project reviewed 50 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 36 Asia and the Pacific countries from 2016 to 2021. In this...

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Issue Brief
  • The economic disruptions from the Ukraine war have intensified short term concerns about energy and food security, as well as access to critical minerals. Climate security is also increasingly urgent. This paper urges governments to speed up, not slow down, transitions away from fossil fuels and toward more sustainable development patterns. The war...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Atmosphere
Author:
Harikesh
Singh
Gowhar
Meraj
Sachchidanand
Singh
Vaibhav
Shrivastava
Vishal
Sharma
Majid
Farooq
Shruti
Kanga
Suraj Kumar
Singh

To monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), India, during the last week
of March 2020, imposed national restrictions on the movement of its citizens (lockdown). Although
India’s economy was shut down due to restrictions, the nation observed a sharp decline in particulate
matter (PM) concentrations. In recent years, Delhi has...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Resources
Author:
Majid
Farooq
Fayma
Mushtaq
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
Ankita
Gupta
Deepak
Singh
Ram
Avtar

Rapid urbanization has led to the emergence of slums in many developing and industrialized
nations. It degrades the quality of life and burdens the urban amenities resulting in uneven
distribution of slums. The majority of people in the developing world live in squatter settlements
and these random gatherings disrupt the economic and social...