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Basudev Mahapatra
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Journalist, Editor, Documentarian & Development Communicator
Journalist, Editor, Documentarian & Development Communicator

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This film showcases how women from indigenous communities of Kashipur in Rayagada have innovated climate resilient farming practices.
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Community protection holds hope for climate change affected Similipal sanctuary
Impacted by climate change and human activity, hope for the
Similipal biosphere reserve in the eastern state of Odisha has come from
protection offered by area residents.    Standing in the backyard garden of his thatched house near the core
area of the ...
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Enterprising Odisha women take to selling fish to improve lives
Women in Odisha’s coastal fishing
villages have turned to selling fish and value-added fishery products
after eliminating middlemen and abolishing the home brewing of country
liquor, the root cause of their problems. Selling fish at the local fish market...
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Yatri Panji: The Database Mystery of Puri
Inspired by the news
of celebrities finding mention in the records of the Pandas in Puri, I
wanted to verify what these records document and how the database has
been maintained. The curiosity was after President Prativa Devi Singh
Patil saw mention in ...
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Malnutrition continues to be a threat 70 years after independence
Even though it's the fastest growing economy in the world,
malnutrition in India still kills millions each year. This issue became
even more stark when 19 tribal children died in a single village.   India recently completed 69 years as an independent
nat...
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Ocean warming will kill fish, make them smaller and potentially toxic
No matter how near or far you live from the coast, you'll be
affected by it: ocean warming may become one of the biggest threats to
ecosystems and food security.    Ocean warming ,
driven by increasing carbon emissions and rising temperatures, may
becom...
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Living close to major roads may increase risk of dementia
People living near major roads and busy traffic are more at risk of
developing dementia, according to a report analysing over 6 million
people   Emerging evidence suggests that living near major roads and busy traffic might adversely affect cognition and ...
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Air pollution in India, a threat to human lives bigger than terrorism
Air pollution in India kills more people than terrorism every year.
Yet there is no international war against pollution as there is against
terrorism   Terrorism has drawn global attention and most countries have joined the effort to contrast it. But   th...
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