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1
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where?

A

above the trophic of cancer, India & Pakistan, major settlement: Jalsar, rivers Indus & Indira Ghandi Canal

2
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what is Jalsar population

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600 000

3
Q

how many visitors to the fort and how many live there

A

1/2 million visitors , 500 thousand live

4
Q

why are camels important

A

milk has a low insulin content, blood is used for cancer research

5
Q

how many wind turbines

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75, generating 60MW

6
Q

how do the villagers of Pithori save water

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use animals e.g buttermilk, graze cattle on sand dunes, clean with sand

7
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what are the problems in Pithori

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overcorwding, lack of jobs, poorly paid, land for grazing dissapering