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Scarcity of shade hurts Indian street vendors’ income, health

India Dharavi slum

Bangkok, ThailandThomson Reuters Foundation Street vendors in India are suffering from lower earnings and ill health as they lose access to shade in cities where trees are felled to make way for construction, researchers said on Thursday. As deadly heatwaves become more frequent in tropical countries such as India, loss of shade can severely affect […]