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A study by the Asian Development Bank says that floods account for at least half of all climate-related disasters in India(AFP)

Rework flood control strategies | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 07:25 PM IST
Instead of construction, return to natural solutions
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The sources of pollution are the usual human excesses: pesticides, fertilisers, industrial effluents, domestic and municipal wastes, agrochemicals and deforestation, which also increases erosion.(HT Photo)
The sources of pollution are the usual human excesses: pesticides, fertilisers, industrial effluents, domestic and municipal wastes, agrochemicals and deforestation, which also increases erosion.(HT Photo)

Government needs to support sustainable soil management through policy

By Prerna Singh Bindra
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 07:58 AM IST
The constant pouring of chemicals had ruined the productivity of the soil and robbed it of all organic matter and nutrients that nourished the plants. The chemicals had laid his land waste.
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