Gujarat

Cyclone Nisarga hits Maharashtra coast, causes intense rains in western districts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 10 months 1 week ago

Making a landfall in Raigad district, cyclone Nisarga wanes but causes heavy rains in western Maharashtra

In a cyclone in 2016, thousands of trees were uprooted (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Manual scavenging persists in India due to weak enforcement of laws
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 4 months ago

Manual scavenging still prevails in India thanks to weak laws, says study

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Thousands ignored while Sardar Sarovar dam fills to capacity
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

Sardar Sarovar dam fills up while ignoring thousands in submergence area

Sardar Sarovar Dam via Wikimedia Commons
Government to spend Rs 3.5 trillion to provide potable water
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

Government to spend Rs 3.5 trillion under Jal Jeevan Mission: PM Modi

Women filling water from a tap (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Cyclone Fani ravages Odisha's ecological hotspots
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 11 months ago

Odisha's ecological hotspots severely affected by cyclone

After a cyclonic storm (Image source: IWP Flickr photos)
Bullet train project worries activists
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years ago

Activists seek President, PM intervention to protect mangrove trees in Maharashtra

A wetland in Mumbai (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
After 40 years, Hilsa migrates to Allahabad again
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago

Navigation lock at Farakka Barrage redesigned for Hilsa migration

Farakka Barrage by Sudip Burman via Google Maps, Feb 2012
Sunderbans tagged under Ramsar Convention
News this week Swati Bansal posted 2 years 2 months ago

Indian Sunderbans gets recognition under Ramsar Convention on Wetlands 

Mangroves of the Sunderbans (Source: Nature Environment & Wildlife Society - NEWS)
Assam's river atlas to tackle floods, deforestation
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 3 months ago

Assam prepares river atlas to tackle floods, erosion, deforestation

People take a boat to cross Brahmaputra. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Sardar Sarovar dam to submerge 40,000 families
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 6 months ago

PM Modi inaugurates the controversial Sardar Sarovar Project

Sardar Sarovar dam (Source: Shahakshay, Wikipedia)