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Manipadma Jena

Beyond shelter in a storm, Odisha eyes sturdier homes, power and trees

16 Jun 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six weeks after India's eastern state of Odisha was battered by the strongest storm since 2013, officials are considering how to build back damaged homes and power networks to better withstand future wild weather, as well as protecting the coast with trees.

FEATURE-Beyond shelter in a storm, Odisha eyes sturdier homes, power and trees

15 Jun 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India, June 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six weeks after India's eastern state of Odisha was battered by the strongest storm since 2013, officials are considering how to build back damaged homes and power networks to better withstand future wild weather, as well as protecting the coast with trees.

Where goats drink first: Women struggle as coastal India grows saltier

31 Oct 2018

GOSABA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dripping wet and looking exhausted, Shompa Pal winces as she walks into her home, holding tightly to a knot at the end of her saree.

As climate threats drive migration, Indian women find opportunities

18 Oct 2018

SONAGOAN, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the last inhabited villages deep in the dense mangrove forests of the Sundarbans region, rice harvests have fallen by half in the last decade.

As sand mining grows, Asia’s deltas are sinking, water experts warn

21 Sep 2018

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves, raising the risk of worsening land loss to sea level rise, researchers say.

As sand mining grows, Asia’s deltas are sinking, water experts warn

21 Sep 2018

STOCKHOLM, Sept 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sand mining from rivers is depriving many low-lying Asian deltas of the sediment they need to maintain themselves, raising the risk of worsening land loss to sea level rise, researchers say.

As countries look inward, development cash falls short - UN deputy chief

06 Sep 2018

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Funding for international efforts to build resilience to climate change and meet other development goals is faltering, warns United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed.

FEATURE-As floods rise in Bangladesh, crab farming helps families tread water

18 Mar 2018

JOYMONI, Bangladesh, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kishore Mondol, a farmer in the low-lying deltas of southern Bangladesh, points at the four-foot-high platform of grey clay he and his wife have just struggled to build.

Solar power push lights up options for India’s rural women

12 Feb 2018

KAMLAPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In her village of Komalia, the fog swirls so thick at 7 a.m. that Akansha Singh can see no more than 15 meters ahead. But the 20-year-old is already cycling to her workplace, nine kilometers away.

FEATURE-Solar power push lights up options for India’s rural women

12 Feb 2018

KAMLAPUR, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In her village of Komalia, the fog swirls so thick at 7 a.m. that Akansha Singh can see no more than 15 meters ahead. But the 20-year-old is already cycling to her workplace, nine kilometers away.

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