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December 27, 2019 This compendium by Dr Mihir Kumar Maitra answers all questions that will be of great use to practitioners engaged in both engineering and management aspects of watershed management in the field.
November 27, 2019 Policy matters this week
November 13, 2019 News this week
November 6, 2019 The number of people vulnerable to floods triggered by climate change by 2050 is triple that of previous estimates, according to a new study.
A study finds that women's control over income and better decisionmaking power can go a long way in improving dietary diversity and tackling malnutrition in rural India.
aartikelkar posted 1 week 2 days ago
The movement towards radical ecological democracy needs to combine the practical and policy-level grassroots work with broader mobilization.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 4 days ago
Rapidly disappearing forests are not only a threat to the biodiversity, but spell death knell for the livelihoods of forest dwellers who depend on them for food and survival.
aartikelkar posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
Need to recognise the rights of forest-dwelling and tribal communities over their traditional lands.
Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
The draft notification is alleged to dilute the process and standards for environmental clearances for industries.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
Use of guppy fish to control mosquito populations in water bodies has given rise to another problem - that of its negative impact on native freshwater diversity.
aartikelkar posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Policy matters this week
Swati Bansal posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Water fleas, tiny organisms found in water can help save rivers! Read this interview with freshwater biologist, Dr Sameer Padhye, to know how.
aartikelkar posted 3 months 3 weeks ago