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erosion

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

India’s Coastal Survey Finds 40% Subject to Erosion

The government today said a study has revealed that on an average around 40 per cent of Indian coast is subjected to coastal erosion. The Ministry of Environment and Forest, through the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal...

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Ancient Land Lost in Hours

Every year approximately 21 million tonnes of soil are lost from the four watersheds of Viti Levu, Fiji. Imagine the tonnage of soil loss when there are heavy downpours and flooding. The Rewa watershed loses an average...

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Sri Lanka Environment Seen Paying Price of Rapid Growth

Sri Lanka's rapid economic growth in recent years has come at the cost of serious environmental degradation with outdated laws and existing rules not properly implemented, an expert said. "The government has set sustainable development goals but...

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Free eBook – Soil Erosion Issues in Agriculture

The book deals with several aspects of soil erosion, focusing on its connection with the agricultural world. Chapters and topics are various, ranging from irrigation practices to soil nutrient, land use changes or tillage methodologies. The book...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Mass Wasting Triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake

Large shallow earthquakes also trigger widespread, coseismic landslides that cause significant but spatially heterogeneous erosion. Research using high-resolution satellite imagery examine the potential changes in orogen volume using landslide area. According to the research, the Wenchuan earthquake...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

$56.9m ADB Loan to Tackle Assam Floods

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed the agreement for the first tranche loan of $56.9 million under the $120 million Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Programme. The ambitious...

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

DENR Set to Conduct Coastal Geohazard Mapping

The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through the Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau (MGB), is set to start with its coastal geohazard mapping project. The project seeks to gather information regarding the condition of shorelines...

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Call to Extend Study on Buffer Zones

“We have come up with a better guideline on buffer zone based on soil and vegetation of the area. We are making use of other parameters to come up with a new formula to set aside buffer...