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    Youth and Education
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IISc is planning a hybrid event for Global Youth Climate Week, which brings together themes of planetary health, sustainable agriculture, and extreme events. The main goal of this event will be to highlight a few novel, yet holistic approaches presented by budding researchers from various fields to chart a course toward a resilient and thriving planet. In the first talk of the event, Dr. Joshitha S delves into the interdisciplinary framework of Planetary Health where the complex interdependence among human health, ecosystems, and socioeconomic systems will be explored in the face of climate change. In the second talk, Ms. Suman B M emphasizes the importance of sustainable agricultural practices as a solution for addressing the impacts of climate change on agriculture and for mitigating the detrimental effects of agrochemicals on soil health and the ecosystem. Finally, Ms Jency M S will exhibit the evolving patterns of dry and humid heatwaves and their impact on mortality.

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    Indian Institute of Science
  • About
    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a public research university for higher education and research in science, engineering, design, and management located in Bangalore, India. Established in 1909, it is ranked among the most prestigious academic institutions in India. Its mandate is “to provide for advanced instruction and to conduct original investigations in all branches of knowledge as are likely to promote the material and industrial welfare of India.” In keeping with this guiding principle, the Institute has strived to foster a balance between the pursuit of basic knowledge and applying its research for industrial and social benefit.
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    11/21/2023 09:00 - 10:30
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    UTC -0
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