Lakes and Wetlands

One in every two individuals will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 6 months ago

World Water Development Report 2020: Tropical countries to be worst hit by water stress

Banks of the Ramganga river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
USD 450 million loan from the World Bank for Atal Bhujal Yojana
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago

World Bank to provide USD 450 million loan for Atal Bhujal Yojana

Atal Bhujal Yojana aims to arrest the country's depleting groundwater levels (Source: IWP Flicke photos)
Water-related crime doubles in India: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago

Number of water-related crimes double in India: Report

Water-related crime doubles in India (Image Source: Sourabh Phadke)
Godavari, Krishna rivers will not be linked
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shelve plan to link Godavari and Krishna rivers

Prakasam Barrage across Krishna river (Source: Subhash Chandra via Wikipedia)
India's composite score improves in SDG index with major success in water and sanitation
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago

Sustainable development goals index 2019-20: India's composite score improves

Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 as a part of the 2030 agenda. (Source: Wikipedia Commons)
India has most pollution-related deaths in the world
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago

India leads the world in pollution-linked deaths: Study

Delhi-NCR shrouded under toxic haze (Source: India Water Portal)
CGWB signs MoU for participatory groundwater management
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 10 months ago

MoU signed for groundwater management through community intervention

An irrigation well at Randullabad, Maharashtra (Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Manual scavenging persists in India due to weak enforcement of laws
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 10 months ago

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

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Cyclone Bulbul devastates West Bengal and Odisha
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 11 months ago

Cyclone Bulbul causes devastation in West Bengal and Odisha

A cyclonic storm that hit India in 2016. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
How bio-restoration is helping revive degraded mangroves in Sunderbans
A new technology developed by Indian scientists is helping in revival of mangroves degraded due to rising sea levels, climate change and human intrusion in the Sunderbans in West Bengal. priyad posted 2 years ago

New Delhi, September 17 (India Science Wire): A new technology developed by Indian scientists for ecological restoration is helping in revival of mangroves degraded due to rising sea levels, climate change and human intrusion in the Sunderbans in West Bengal. 

A restored site of degraded mangroves. Image credit: India Science Wire
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