20 December 2010

Which water purifier is right for you? - A primer from Rediff
Visual treat on Vembanad Lake - An exhibition organised by ATREE at Alappuzha
Linking rivers can lead to destruction of essential geographical character of the rivers and should be opposed, says Magsaysay awardee
More than a thousand manual scavengers quit the inhuman practice in the last ten years
Agra Residents fight against plastic pollution in the city
At 28, Maharashtra has most polluted rivers in the country

19 December 2010

Slum dwellers in Mumbai rely on ration shops for water

18 December 2010

Sterlite industries blamed for unlawful deforestation in Chhattisgarh
The Centre allocates Rs.350 crore for a National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture to address the impact of climate change on agriculture and allied sectors
Water samples in Mumbai, Maharashtra found to have high levels of bacteria causing gastric and eye infections as well as skin rashes

17 December 2010

Global and regional statistics - Key water related issues - Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
China to provide flood data of Sutlej river to India
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), a key partner for the National Urban School Sanitation Initiative, to start school sanitation rating
49 mining projects halted by the Government of Maharashtra in Sindhudurg district due to environmental concerns
Marooned frequently due to floods and tired of tardy execution of relief measures, villagers in Tamil Nadu want the government to resettle them from the low-lying region to a safer location
Borewell addiction spells doom for the city of Bangalore, Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh loses 32 sq km of forest cover due to the dam construction, especially on the river Narmada
182 mines found to be close to rivers and nullahs' in the state of Goa
High Court stops mining operations in the forest areas near Niwai in Tonk district, Rajasthan
Illegal mining: 17 arrested, 27 vehicles seized in Alwar, Rajasthan