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    The past is not a foreign country...we still do the same things for water here

    Communities in semi-arid, desert-like Kutch, Gujarat, have managed to create their own water security plans with a little help from local organisations. Even the State is taking notice now!

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    sabitakaushal posted 5 days ago

    New norms proposed for hydel clearance

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 1 week 19 hours ago

    Ansuna mat karo is kahani ko: A history of lost pond and wells

    In this book, Anil Yadav combines myths and lost legends about Vidisha's wells and 'baolis' with intricate details of the ponds' construction and economics.

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    sabitakaushal posted 1 week 20 hours ago

    Poisonous cocktail in the Cauvery

    Leachate from thermal plants in Mettur flows straight into the Cauvery river polluting cotton fields along the way. What else is this affecting?

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    Divya N posted 1 week 3 days ago

    Neighbour's envy, user's pride!

    Basavaraj's house in drought-prone Chitradurga district in Karnataka is mostly self-sufficient for water. Was it serendipity, luck or something more?

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    Divya N posted 1 week 4 days ago

    Fish frenzy in the land of butter chicken!

    Punjab has the country's highest yield from freshwater fish farming but can it sustain the momentum and kickstart a 'Blue Revolution'?

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    Manu Moudgil posted 2 weeks 16 hours ago

    The slow death of a river

    See the impact of pollution on the Kshipra in Madhya Pradesh through the eyes of the residents, many of whom depend on the river for their livelihoods.

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    makarandpurohit posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

    Tribals in Jharkhand plan for water security

    To let people make their own decisions and to understand that the best solution doesn't always work are two big lessons that have come from meetings with Jharkhand's tribals.

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    chicu posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

    Scheme to develop 2,379 villages in the next 5 years launched

    Policy matter this week

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    swati posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

    It's cyclone Hudhud's turn to cause damage!

    News this week

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    swati posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

    Great things can happen when 'theirs' becomes 'ours'

    Kaikondarahalli kere went from being a polluted, sewage-filled cess pool into a flourishing, clean lake home to birds, fish and the local community too!

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    sabitakaushal posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    Barefoot scientists a.k.a local farmers

    Solutions to deal with the ill-effects of climate change extend beyond formal scientific knowledge. Local communities combat these using their Indigenous knowledge.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 3 weeks 15 hours ago

    Depeasantisation: The gender aspect

    Punjab, the land of the Green Revolution, is going through an agrarian crisis. This impacts not only men, but also women from small-scale and marginal farming communities.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 3 weeks 15 hours ago

    A miracle in Mahewa

    Residents of one ward in Gorakhpur, UP, did a few things to reduce their vulnerability against climate change, which is causing crises in many areas.

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    chicu posted 3 weeks 1 day ago

    Swachh Bharat Mission launched on Gandhi Jayanti

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

    First river interlinking project initiated

    News this week

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    swati posted 3 weeks 3 days ago

    Black life: Impact of coal mining in Jharsuguda

    Agricultural lands of thousands of people have been destroyed in Odisha and the growing need for power is trumping over the environment. Better regulation can help but it needs to happen soon.

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    makarandpurohit posted 4 weeks 20 hours ago

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