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NGT stricter with Delhi, Haryana on restoring Najafgarh Jheel
Policy matters this fortnight
Combining nature, wisdom and science - to tackle climate change
Preserving diversity in nature by combining traditional wisdom with science can greatly help in developing healthy ecosystems to tackle climate change.
Budget briefs by Accountability Initiative: Highlights from key programmes
MGNREGS: Even after the inclusion of additional funds amounting to Rs. 25,000 crores via supplementary budgets, allocations were 12 per cent less than the previous year's revised estimates
Waghadi Bachao: A call for collective rejuvenation of the river
Working together towards restoring the river’s catchment and drainage lines
Kaabar Tal gasps for breath
Bihar’s first designated Ramsar site, the Kaabar Tal is dying. Urgent efforts to restore the Tal are needed!
Assam: Technology used to map historical ponds of Darrang
The ponds are home to birds, reptiles and amphibians; study looks at their ecological relevance
A ready reckoner on emissions
TERI and EDF develop a detailed air emission inventory
‘Fleas’ flee the Pashan lake in Pune!
Restoration efforts focusing on desilting and re-contouring of Pashan lake have added to the deterioration of the lake habitat, threatening survival of organisms such as water fleas, warn freshwater biologists Mihir Kulkarni and Sameer Padhye.
Tools and opportunities for climate action
While the shift to a low carbon world is essential, it is crucial that it is just and equitable and that it presents everyone with equal access to tools and opportunities to make a difference.
Planning ahead: How the CRISP-M tool advances early climate action
A mobile and web-based tool that has the potential to increase communities’ resilience to climate change
Floodplain wetlands of the Diara region facing degradation
Ganga plays key role in regulating wetland dynamics of the region
National and international frameworks vital for implementing nature-based solutions
There is a lack of cohesive regional strategy for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia
Mekedatu project: Many activists opposing it under Medha Patkar
Policy matters this fortnight
Goa’s mangrove cover increases while Sunderbans’ shrank: ISFR 2021
News this fortnight
Dietary diversity – key to tackle malnutrition among children
The recent NFHS-5 data finds that stunting and wasting among under five children in the country is on the rise. Why is this so? What could be the way out?
India State of Forest Report 2021: Key takeaways
India’s forest and tree cover rose by 2,261 sq km in the last 2 years but there was a loss of natural dense forests
Systems at breaking point
State of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: The synthesis report 2021
Water management in the times of Gonds of Central India
The water structures constructed during the Gond period continue to survive the test of time and provide evidence of the water wisdom of our ancestors.
Data - as a driver of change
Data can act as a powerful tool to tackle climate change through catalysing climate innovation and influencing decisionmaking.
Book review: Water conflicts and resistance
Issues and challenges in South Asia, a region where water sharing is more than a mere physical allocation of water