Alappuzha District

Unravelling Kuttanad’s drinking water paradox
Floods such as in 2018 could take the situation downhill causing severe drinking water crisis. Posted on 24 Feb, 2020 12:55 PM

Surrounded by vast expanses of water, the Kuttanad region in Alleppey district, Kerala faces severe drinking water scarcity due to infrastructure failure and civic body inaction.

Lack of sufficient quality water, poor pipe connectivity and frequent breakdown of existing pipelines are common in the area (Image: Jayasree Vaidyanathan)
Dealing with urban waste
While India continues to be besieged by waste, a new book on waste management looks at how a minimal waste society can be created. Posted on 03 Oct, 2016 11:17 PM

When it comes to managing huge piles of waste, Indian metros have a monumental task in hand. As per 2011 figures, Delhi is the biggest waste generator with 6800 tonnes of waste being produced daily.

Pushpa leads the struggle against Bhalaswa landfill that contaminates Delhi's groundwater.
Migratory birds return to Sultanpur lake
News this week: migratory birds return to Sultanpur lake (Gurgaon district), groundwater level dips in Maharashtra and Kerala grows saline-resistant rice after 25 years. Posted on 09 Dec, 2013 07:00 AM

At Sultanpur, migratory birds visit an artificial lake

Sultanpur bird sanctuary Source: Wikipedia
World Wetland Day 2010 Celebrations - Updates from ATREE
A report on the World Wetland day 2010 was celebrated by CERC-ATREE with a number of programmes. Posted on 24 Mar, 2010 05:21 AM

ATREEVembanad LakeThe World Wetland day 2010 was celebrated by CERC-ATREE with a number of programmes. As an Annual event ‘WETLAND FESTIVAL 2010’ involving the students and teachers from the wetland clubs of Jalapadom schools around the Lake, was held at Kalyani auditorium, Aleppey.

ATREE looking for an Research Assistant Position for Land and Water Research
Posted on 15 Mar, 2010 06:03 PM

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore is looking to recruit a Research Assistant as part of the Land, Water and Livelihoods Programme (LWLP).