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    Uttarakhand submits Rs. 9478 crore Ganga clean-up plan proposal

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 11 hours 10 min ago

    The benevolence of a flood

    Floods are generally considered damaging but this story is one where the farmers of Bihar willingly invited a flood to bless their fields!

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    chicu posted 4 days ago

    The eight-fold path to gender inclusion

    Development workers often do not have the tools to better integrate gender issues into water planning. Here are tips to help from two women who have created gender-inclusive water management systems.

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    chicu posted 4 days ago

    The Ganga has its own website!

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    swati posted 1 week 7 hours ago

    Supreme Court gets strict with illegal river sand miners

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    swati posted 1 week 7 hours ago

    National River Linking Project: Dream or disaster?

    The Project is back in the news now but how much do you know about it? We cover the basics including its history, aim, costs and impact on the environment and people in this comprehensive piece.

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    swati posted 1 week 1 day ago

    "Ultra Mega Power" to destroy!

    The film 'Kaayal Kadhaigal' meaning 'stories from the lagoon', shows how Cheyyur's flourishing fishing and agricultural practices, could soon end due to an upcoming coal power plant.

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    Divya N posted 1 week 3 days ago

    Experiments with 'community wells'

    Mobilized farmers in Dhule, Maharashtra, show how communities can use groundwater as a common resource in an organised and collective manner.

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    sabitakaushal posted 1 week 5 days ago

    50% of MGNREGS reserved for water conservation work

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    swati posted 2 weeks 6 hours ago

    Furious Jhelum claims 160 lives

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    swati posted 2 weeks 10 hours ago

    A road less travelled: The Waghad project

    A group of farmers in Maharashtra overcame challenges posed by a community-based irrigation system, to manage their water and their livelihoods. How did they do it?

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    sabitakaushal posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

    Plastic bags don't just pollute, they kill!

    The Olive Ridley sea turtle, which has been in existence for millions of years, has now become a critically endangered species because of increased coastal development and human activity.

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    Divya N posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

    An oasis of hope in the land of suicides

    Since the implementation of Phad irrigation, a low cost and eco-friendly system that works without electricity, agricultural production has increased improving the situation of farmers in Yavatmal.

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    makarandpurohit posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

    Coastal coal plants choke Chennai water resource hub

    Dead fish floating on the Ennore water creek are the least of the locals worries. Toxic metals, which are poisonous, radioactive and cancerous are a far greater concern.

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    Divya N posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

    Well revival effort sees many other benefits

    A community drive to revive wells in Mokhla talab near Udaipur results in water security for longer periods of time as well as making leaders out of women.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

    Sparkle in the mountains: The indigenous 'Hydroger'

    Villages of Nagaland that aren't connected to the electricity grid have been given hope by a new source of power.

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    Usha Dewani posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    This scientist turned farmer does it all!

    Dr. John Fernandez, a scientist with the National Institute of Oceanography is successfully managing his Khazan land in Batim, Goa. He rears shrimp, fish & pigs and even makes salt!

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    Hamsa Iyer posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

    Forfeited Treasure: Status of irrigation tanks in Karnataka

    In this book, ’Forfeited Treasure’, the author S.T. Somashekhar Reddy delves on the condition, status and measures for thr rehabilitation of irrigation tanks in Karnataka.

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    sabitakaushal posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

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