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December 6, 2019 A report by the India Rivers Forum highlights the need to focus further than the main stem of the Ganga river.
Distant snow clad mountains, the smaller hills and the Ganga river (Image: Srimoyee Banerjee, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0)
November 21, 2019 A report by NIUA brings to light the chinks in Jaipur's sewage system and suggests some solutions.
Routine check done by the sewage treatment plant staff in Delawas, Jaipur. The plant is part of the ADB best practices projects list. (Image: Asian Development Bank, Flickr Commons)
November 18, 2019 Bangalore's water utility is understaffed, under financed and unable to service the city's water needs.
Image credit: Citizen Matters
November 15, 2019 On World Toilet Day, we bring to light the labour of India’s sewer workers - those who do the unclean work that a Clean India relies on.
Photo credit: Sharada Prasad
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.
Aerial view of Chennai during floods 2015 (Image: Veethika, Wikimedia Commons, CC-SA 4.0 International)
Fighting the good fight using the Right to Information Act (RTI)
Sanjay Jaiswal of the Lok Vikas Samiti educates Mehdiganj (near Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh) to use the RTI in their fight against Coca Cola. chicu posted 7 years 4 months ago
Sanjay Jaiswal in Mehdiganj
Training programme on Sustainable Community Based Sanitation,Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society, Bangalore
A programme that aims to provide knowledge and skills to NGOs and social facilitators to coordinate various social and technical interventions sabitakaushal posted 7 years 4 months ago
Invite to a book release 'Ecological and Environmental reporting in India- A handbook for media,NGOs and people', Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai
A handbook by Santosh Shintre, an active environmental journalist sabitakaushal posted 7 years 4 months ago
BNHS, India
Invite to the ‘India Water Forum (IWF 2013)', The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi
A deliberation on the various aspects of water use efficiency to develop a consensual understanding on the water use management Anonymous (not verified) posted 7 years 4 months ago
Vacancy with the Environmental Governance team, Keystone Foundation, Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu
Keystone works in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) with indigenous communities on eco-development initiatives sabitakaushal posted 7 years 4 months ago
Opening for Programme Associate ( Western Ghats), Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore
Seeking a candidate to work for a species-focussed conservation policy project to contribute to various project tasks sabitakaushal posted 7 years 5 months ago
Toilet under the open sky for 73% of rural India
Continuing open defecation in rural India, possible epidemic outbreak in Uttarakhand and draft bills on water laws are the highlights of this week’s news. sabitakaushal posted 7 years 5 months ago
Open defecation continues due to lack of toilets
Elitist Delhi scores low on environmental awareness
Urban policies seem to favour the wealthy; they don't bear the brunt of urbanization as much as the poor. Amita Bhaduri posted 7 years 5 months ago
Yamuna in Delhi, Image: PEACE
Crop cultivation or construction - tough choice in Andhra Pradesh
Excessive sand quarrying to meet the demands of the construction industry is destroying local irrigation systems in Anantapur. Which will prevail - agriculture or construction? Amita Bhaduri posted 7 years 5 months ago
Gonchi irrigation system in Anantapur
Invite for an anti coke protest & yatra, Uttarakhand Nadi Bachao Andolan, Charba, Uttarakhand
A week long yatra through Uttarakhand marking an anti coke protest by the people affected the most sabitakaushal posted 7 years 5 months ago
Anti coke protest in Uttarakhand