Physiography

UP's Banda exemplifies water conservation efforts
News this week Swati Bansal posted 8 months 4 weeks ago
Local women and men engaged in digging trenches (Source: IWP Flickr photos). Pic for representation only
Rising sea temperatures pose a threat to coral reefs
Study analysing data of sea surface temperatures since 1982 finds that three mass bleaching events impacted five major Indian coral reefs. priyad posted 1 year 2 months ago
Image used for representational purposes only. Image source: Wikimedia Commons
Manual scavenging is inhumane: SC
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago
Despite the ban, manual scavenging continues. (Image courtesy: The Hindu)
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 1 year 2 months ago
A restored site of degraded mangroves. Image credit: India Science Wire
Stop farming on Yamuna floodplains by 2020: NGT to DDA
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 2 months ago
Yamuna river in Delhi (Source: Sudhanshu Malhotra via IWP Flickr Photos)
Experts say cold desert regions need special attention
Desertification at high altitudes increasing due to melting of glaciers, causing concern and a push to devise preventive adapation strategies. priyad posted 1 year 2 months ago
A view of cold desert in Ladakh (Photo: Annu Anand)
Hydropower in the Himalayas: Potential and risks
Study highlights significant hydropower opportunities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 3 months ago
Hydel project near Kullu (Image: Nadir Hashmi, Flickr Commons)