Nainital District

Springing back to life
CHIRAG in Uttarakhand works with communities to revive local springs to achieve water security. priyad posted 1 year 4 months ago
Image source: Water Practitioners Network
NGT forms Central Monitoring Committee for rivers
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 7 months ago
Biodiversity monitoring is key to assess the efficacy of river cleaning programmes. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Plastic on the green menu
Expanding tourism has led to increasing generation of garbage and plastic wastes in natural reserves in Uttarakhand. Wild animals feast on this garbage increasing their risk of plastic consumption. aartikelkar posted 1 year 9 months ago
Mountains of garbage can attract a range of animals that feast on it. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Disappearing waters of The Himalayas
A photo exhibition focuses on the changing lifestyles of local communities in the Himalayas with changes in their environment. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 years 6 months ago
The photograph titled 'Nainital: Changing landscape in the Himalayas'. Image: Toby Smith, Pani-Pahar series
Sutlej Yamuna Link canal row intensifies
Policy matters this week sabitakaushal posted 4 years ago
Satluj river, Punjab (Source: Harpreet Riat/Wikimedia Commons)
Studying springs: A matter of life and death
Mountain dwellers across India are learning hydrogeology in a bid to save their dying springs. In the process, they are also revolutionizing their lives. chicu posted 5 years 9 months ago
Learning hydrogeology informs spring restoration
Man-made trouble in Bhimtal lake
Tourism and other human interventions in the Bhimtal area in Uttarakhand has led to drastic changes that have altered the way of life and land use in the region. Can this trend be reversed? sabitakaushal posted 6 years 8 months ago
Bhimtal Lake (Source: Wkipedia)
Sacchidanand Bharti - in his own words
The environmental conservation efforts in Ufrenkhal have been written about for nearly three decades but always by others. Here is the story in the protagonist's own words. chicu posted 7 years 4 months ago
Sacchidanand Bharti in the Ufrenkhal forest