‘Make green clearance mandatory for inland waterways’
Over 50 experts and concerned citizens write to Harsh Vardhan, Union environment minister, demanding that environmental clearance be made …
Will the inauguration of Ganga navigation destroy the river’s ecology?
Down To Earth talks to riverine experts on what could happen to the river’s flow, depth and wildlife
The mighty Rhine dries up
A drought blamed on climate change has badly affected the most important river in Western Europe and this has, in turn, impacted inland supplies
Ferry ride on West Bengal's waterways project ends in mud
How to make three boats in a day
Kerala's backwaters carry modern-day brunt
Their ecosystem is under threat but no one seems to care
Rivers, up close and personal
Over centuries people have learnt to live with rivers. They are part of our lives but over the past 150 years this association has weakened. A …
The aviation sector is struggling for survival, while roadways and railways are bleeding the treasury dry. Inland navigation is economical and …
The past and present of rivers
Author(s): Karuna Futane
We are a generation that has turned flowing fresh water rivers to rivers of sewage and garbage. We have lost rivers.