Rains wreak havoc in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
Following the southern states witnessing heavy rainfall and floods this monsoon, the northern parts of India are now also experiencing incessant rains.
Tamil Nadu is one of the most water-vulnerable states in India that depends heavily on groundwater for irrigation. As high as 56 percent of land in the state is currently irrigated by groundwater and the remaining by tanks and canals.
Decline in Dolphin population observed in India's only dolphin sanctuary
Kakkoos, a compelling documentary film on manual scavenging in Tamil Nadu is all about showing the practice as it is without any filter.
Today's rural poor operate in highly risky and uncertain environments. Grappling with multiple stresses like eroding natural resources, poor assets and increasing climate variability, they are constantly adjusting their lives and livelihoods--changing a crop grown, digging another well, or migrating to a nearby town.
Call for abstracts for International Conference on Sustainable materials and Innovative technologies in Civil Engineering, Nehru Institute for Technology, CoimbatorePosted on 18 Jun, 2014 04:35 PM
The water related themes of the Conference are
- Integerated Water Resources management
- Coastal Zone Management
- Groundwater quality
- Urban flooding and landslides
- Ocean infrastructure development
- Global warming and its impact on water resources
- Wastewater treatment and pollution control technologies
Environment activists unite against the 'Statue of Unity'
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International meet on "Impact of Climate change on Water Resources Development and Management", Karunya University, Coimbatore, August 17-18, 2012Posted on 03 May, 2012 11:59 PM
Organiser: Karunya University
Venue: Karunya University