Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
The mortuary at Orai in southern Uttar Pradesh regularly receives bodies of farmers of Bundelkhand region, who are driven to suicide by debts. The state government has made no effort to address farmers' grievances
Read full story: Death on mounds of a bumper crop
Photograph by: Sayantoni Palchoudhuri