Surendranagar District

Parasite – the film and India’s disaster management
How different populations face different levels of risk and vulnerability during disasters? Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 3 months ago

Parasite, the South Korean movie released in 2019 has gained attention worldwide especially after its historical win at the Oscars 2020. The film takes on two different worlds co-existing in a country but set apart by class and wealth.

A still from the movie Parasite (Image: Christiano Betta, Flickr Commons: CC BY 2.0)
Eight ministries now responsible for Ganga clean up
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 5 years 4 months ago

Seven ministries other than the Water Ministry to help revive the Ganga

Ganga at Gadmukteshwar (Source: India Water Portal Flickr Photos)
Bihar villagers against asbestos plant
News this week: Bihar villagers oppose asbestos plant, J&K government restricts civilian movement near Kishanganga dam site and dams for Mumbai result in tribal displacement. ravleen posted 7 years 5 months ago

10,000 Bihar villagers file petition against asbestos plant

Asbestos inflammation (Source: Adam Cohn, Flickr)
37% of the Western Ghats to be eco-sensitive
Policy matters this week: One-third of the Western Ghats declared eco-sensitive zone, Narmada canals' water to go to industry and the government to construct godowns for food grains under MNREGA. ravleen posted 7 years 7 months ago

37% of the Western Ghats "ecologically sensitive"

Shola grasslands in Western Ghats Source:Wikipedia