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Assessing the resource potential of Sal seeds in India

A common evergreen seed is capable of providing almost 150,000 person-days of employment during a single collection season in the Kumaun Himalayas region of northern India, according to a recent study in the Pertanika Journal ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Ecology
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Earthquakes without frontiers

The Alpine–Himalayan belt, which stretches from the Mediterranean to the Pacific, is one of the world's most seismically active regions. Now, a combination of earth science, social science and education is being used to ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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A democratic cacophony

India is home to one of the most vibrant, engaged and mystifying democracies on the planet. Cambridge academics, across a wide range of disciplines, are working on the ground – with citizens, charities, NGOs, fellow scholars ...

dateOct 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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India vows to cut carbon intensity in Paris pledge

As the last major economy to submit a target for a global climate pact, India is pledging to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions and boost the share of electricity produced from sources other than fossil fuels to ...

dateOct 02, 2015 in Environment
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