Women and their woeful walk for water
Women are responsible for finding and collecting water for their families. They walk miles, carry heavy burdens and wait for their turn for hours.…
Cities need wisdom for water
Be it Cape Town or Bengaluru, the cities, especially in Global South, need to create a new future that is water-secure
Consume with care to avoid water scarcity
For several years, governments of coastal states have been trying to persuade the Centre to relax the crz rules. Here is how some major '…
Wrong predictions hampered water conservation: study
Countries should rely on realistic, short-term predictions to plan water conservation efforts
When Shimla ran out of water, and tourists as well
History teaches us that careful thought must go into planting trees
The scientific idea that forests influence rainfall fell into decline during the middle of the twentieth century. But it has regained popularity, …
Down under water
WATER IN AUSTRALIA: MANAGING ECONOMIC, ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY REFORM Edited by Michael Johnson and Stephen Rix Publishers: Pluto Press …
PARADISE GOES DRY
India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
Villagers captured rainwater wherever it fell. A hectare of desert land in Barmer, for example, can capture 1 million litres with a rainfall …
Tribunals alone can’t save our dying rivers: experts
Even as the dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over Mahanadi river water has snowballed into a political fight, civil society organisations …
Fewer drops to drink
How a government dams its people
Reacting to a perennial water crisis with a series of dams that will ravage the rainforests, the Thai government bashes on regardless and …
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केपटाउन में 15 जुलाई से जीरो डे लागू करने की घोषणा की गई थी जिसे फिलहाल अगले साल तक टाल दिया गया है लेकिन ...
‘Plant dyes should be used on an industrial level only if the plants' cultivation is propagated’
Vadodara-based artist Taniya Vaidya recently exhibited her collection of paintings at New Delhi’s India International Centre. She mainly …
Storm in a water pot
Social activist Nafisa Barot recalls how water unleashed the powerful energies of women in Gujarat
'India has highest number of people without access to safe water'
A new report states that poor management of water resources is the biggest problem holding India back from reaching all of its population …
Brushing aside environmental costs
Water from icebergs?