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mumbai first Feb 21
At 6,600 hectares, Mumbai has the largest mangrove cover, for any urban area in the world. But most mangrove species in the wetlands will not survive due to climate change. Rising sea levels could permanently drown the roots and kill trees.
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mumbai first Feb 21
The monsoons leave Mumbai paralysed with its incessant rainfall, a result of climate change. The torrential downpour has claimed the lives of many Mumbaikars. Last year we witnessed the worst rainfall since the 2005 flood and its getting worse.
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mumbai first Feb 18
According to a study done by Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), even a 1 °C rise in temperature could cause a reduction of 4-5 million tons in wheat production. That could feed a sizable population of India!
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mumbai first Feb 17
Inevitable. We can't outrun the Climate Crisis. But, we can keep it from getting worse that is currently going to get......
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mumbai first Feb 19
Natural disasters kill more women than men! 80% of people displaced by climate change are women. Women in coastal rural areas in developing states are particularly vulnerable as they rely on coastal natural resources for their sustenance.
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mumbai first Feb 19
The number of people directly employed in fisheries and aquaculture is estimated at 43.5 million, of which over 90% are small scale fishers like the Kolis. The threat to these natives of Mumbai is real.
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mumbai first Feb 20
Mass coral bleaching, triggered by climate change, occurs when unnaturally hot ocean water destroys a reef’s colourful algae, leaving the corals to starve. In 2016-17, the bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef killed about50% of its corals!
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mumbai first Feb 20
In the next 30 years, there will be a surge in major diseases like malaria, diarrhoea and leptospirosis, which will result in loss of income costing India an estimated cumulative income loss of 155, 597 and 2,401 crores rupees respectively!
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mumbai first Feb 4
Dear Mumbaikar, You may not be directly affected by Climate Change at the moment... but you will be. Here's how.......
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mumbai first Feb 18
The climate of the earth has become more erratic and unpredictable, amplifying the scale of natural disasters like floods, droughts and cyclones. And it’s only going to get worse, unless we take action to reduce emissions.
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Daymond Sewell Jan 24
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mumbai first Feb 6
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