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The conflict dates back to 2015, when the federal receivership that oversees health care in California prisons sought to improve cleanliness and sanitation at the Stockton site. The receivership conducted an audit of the prison that year, and concluded that sanitation had to be addressed immediately. … [Read more...] about Disabled workers fear losing their jobs at California prison
In March, Birgitta Wallace, an award-winning specialist in Norse archaeology, announced that she had discovered the site of an ancient Viking settlement in eastern Canada, which would be the second discovered in North America. Later this summer, archaeologists revealed they had unearthed the graves of 10 Vikings on the Italian island of Sicily. … [Read more...] about Swedish Girl Called Saga Finds 1,000-Year-Old Sword In Lake
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Raison d’etre for implementation of this project The most important question raised by the critics is its justification. The reason behind this project is accentuating water scarcity in western and peninsular India. The low per capita water availability, high spatial and temporal variability of rainfall and associated drought and flood conditions are the main reason. By 2050, the per capita water availability in India is expected to fall from 1820 m3 to 1140 m3 far less than an actual water scarcity. Spatial inequality is extreme too. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin which cover one third of the total land area, are home to 44% of India’s population, but drain more than 60% of the country’s water resources. in contrast, the Krishna, Cauvery and Pennar river and Kanyakumari cover 16% of the land area, have 17% of the population, but drain only 6% of India’s water. In India’s 19 major river basin, only 55% of the total water resources are utilizable. … [Read more...] about Is Interlinking of Rivers a Violation of International Environmental Law?