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Fending off the climate attack

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The impact of climate change – Broken embankment in Sundarbans

Climate change is for real, so are the people adaptation measures against it.

While the international debates over how to fight global warming and climate change continue, people living in the interiors of our country are adapting indigenous method to fight impacts of climate change.  Their resilience and quick adaptation to the changing environmental conditions proves that while rhetoric debates over the topic may continue, it will be the measures taken at the local scale that will  bring the change to lives of people actually getting affected by the phenomenon.

Read this interesting article by Jayshree Nanadi, published in The Times of India, in which she explains how indigenous knowledge matters and how it can change a threat to an exciting opportunity.

Read the full article here

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-toi/special-report/Fending-off-the-climate-attack/articleshow/13543302.cms

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