Tuesday, May 24, 2022


The Maguri beel in upper Assam has been the main source of food and sustenance for the people who live around it. Photo by Jitendra Raj Bajracharya/ICIMOD.

Sustainability of Brahmaputra basin needs transboundary cooperation

The article underlines the need for trans-border cooperation to revive and sustain the Brahmaputra.

Meet the man conserving otters in Maharashtra’s Western Ghats

Conservationist Malhar Indulkar is working to conserve otters and their habitats in the Tillari region of Maharashtra in the northern Western Ghats.

Exploring the Pivotal Role of the Head Teacher in Transforming the Lives of Children...

The Anakkayam Small Hydro Electric Project, proposed in the Vazhachal-Sholayar forests of Thrissur district and close to the proposed Athirapilly dam, is a tail-race development project that aims to generate electricity from the water that flows out of the Sholayar dam.

‘Righting’ the wrong: Rights of rivers in India

Over the past few years, courts in India came out with several orders declaring rivers, members of the animal kingdom and lakes as entities granting them rights equivalent to a living person.
Birds Eating Hundreds of Plastic Pieces Every Day

Research Points at Birds Eating Hundreds of Plastic Pieces Every Day

Insects and birds living close to river banks are found to have plastic ingestion, this is a matter of concern for the global community because it points towards a disturbed food chain and its inherent dangers.

Wanted: An urgent political saviour for river Yamuna

River Yamuna, the longest tributary of river Ganga, is dying as the prescribed environmental flow is not maintained.

Can India Learn Lessons from New Zealand on Cleaning Up its Rivers?

The New Zealand government has come up with a proposal to clean up its water resources after the pollution crisis escalated in the country.

At Rishikesh: A Cup of Coffee with Thich Nhat Hanh and Jiddu Krishnamurti

SPECIAL ESSAY In this rhythmic piece the author has reflected on his engagement with the two gifted spiritual masters of our times.

Much More Could Have Been Done To Save The Life of Swami Sanand and...

TRIBUTE Activist GD Agarwal, 87 years old - who was on an indefinite fast to urge the government to clean river Ganga died on Thursday (October 11, 2018) in Rishikesh.

Why are our rivers dying?

// Rivers are one of the most fundamental natural resources and are indispensable for human civilisation. It is because of rivers that for...

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