News

29 December 2010

Ministry of environment and forests identifies critically endangered species
Study proposed on the impact of extraction of stones and sand on aquatic life in Kashmir

28 December 2010

1500 villages selected, 1200 drinking water schemes sanctioned in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Post-epidemic, safe drinking water ensured for all the villages in Orissa
Three proposed hydroelectric projects in Sikkim opposed by an organisation of Bhutias and Lepchas on religious and environmental grounds
Large scale illegal sand-mining rampant at Kadalundy estuary in Kerala, posing a threat to the bird sanctuary
Reviving rivers can stave off water crisis in Bangalore city, Karnataka
Several areas in North and Central Delhi face severe water shortage after two major treatment plants in the city were closed down following high-quantity of ammonia in the Yamuna river
Studying arsenic concentration in drinking water using GIS - An article from Geospatial World

27 December 2010

India comes together for farmers - An Article on the Kisan Swaraj Yatra by D-sector.org
Documentary on mining mafia in Bellary belt produced by Paranjoy Thakurta and CSE
Runoffs from agriculture fields, contaminated with pesticides as well as insecticidal chemicals, have been identified as a major pollutants of water in the state of Orissa, besides industries
Heavy rains fuel 30% rise in groundwater in Delhi
The state of Andhra Pradesh reported to have lost Rs 1,207 crore due to rains
Bill to protect fisherfolk's traditional rights on the anvil

26 December 2010

UN funds to promote solar water heaters in West Bengal
Pilgao residents unite against mining project in the state of Goa
Coffee pulp contaminates Biranji lake in Aldur, Karnataka state
India-centric model needed to study impact of climate change on the monsoon system and river basin-wise water resources
Climate change leaves Assam tea growers in hot water

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