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Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...ater pressure caused part of a glacier acting as a dam to give way. Water in the lake flowed out of the breach, into a nearby fiord and then to the sea, said Andres Rivera, a glaciologist with Chile's Centre of Scientific Studies. Rivera flew on Monday in a navy airplane to take hundreds of photogra...

China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists

...her two years to complete, but the world's largest dam is already changing the local weather, claim scientists. Both modeling and actual meteorological data suggest that the reservoir is cooling the Yangtze Valley, which is causing changes in rainfall patterns. Climate modeler Liguang Wu of NASA's G...

New Research to Make Science and Technology Work for the Poor

...troviral treatments; and local opposition to large dam building and the GM crop Bt cotton in India. Dr Ian Gibson MP, chairing the STEPS Centre launch, said: Science makes a massive contribution to our modern world. If we are to respond to the challenges of the twenty-first century, research like the S...

Not Enough Tankers to Supply Water

... plans are underway to begin the construction of a dam to supply water to the town. But this will be dependant on the approvals to be received from the planning and environment boards. SAV/V...

Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

...ojects. The live storage capacity of the completed dam projects is estimated to be 213 Billion Cubic Meter (BCM) which was only about 15.6 BCM at the time of independence. Besides, as per present assessment, the total estimated storage capacity of the various projects under construction is about 76 BCM. ...

Mobile Phone Messages Assists in Unraveling Murder Mystery

...led her husband in a secluded place in the Kundala dam site in Munnar. "We then believed her," he said. ...us and said that two men had hired his auto to the dam site and returned after some time. He had overheard them talking something suspicious. When they wer...

Air Pollution in Tamil Nadu is a Cause of Concern for Environmentalists

...er by Chemplast Sanmar's PVC plant near the Mettur dam site, about 600 km southwest of here, also qualified among the three most-polluted samples as it contained six cancer-causing chemicals in the 17 that were detected. From the 21 samples taken from various locations in India, the study reported the...

Aamir Rules Out Apologising For Remarks On Narmada Issue

...t following sharp reaction to his stand on Narmada dam oustees, today ruled out apologising for his remarks even if it hampers his career in the industry.// Addressing the media at his Bandra residence, the actor said there was no question of tendering apology to anyone. After all, he had said what the...

Medha Patkar's Condition Deteriorates Further

...rike to protest against the raising of the Narmada dam entered its 19th day - is deteriorating, warned doctors attending on her Sunday. // "Medha Patkar has become weak after not eating for so long," said a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, where she was forcibly admit...

State Govt To Provide Safe Drinking Water To Bhopal Gas Victims

...nks would be constructed, and water from the Kolar dam would be supplied through pipelines, he added. Expressing dissatisfaction over the working of the hospitals run by the Gas Relief Department, he promised to bring about "immediate improvements". Victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy, one of the world...

Polluted Water Prevents Men From Getting Married

...supply uncontaminated drinking water from Bilaspur dam to Dudu and nearby villages, the BJP Government had not pursued the project. Edited ANS...

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