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December 26, 2019 Policy matters this week
The Mandovi river disputed between Karnataka and Goa (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
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 27, 2019 Policy matters this week
An irrigation well at Randullabad, Maharashtra (Source: India Water Portal on Flickr)
Women and Water
On International Women's Day today, we take a look at the critical connects between gender and water. priyad posted 1 year 8 months ago
Women and water: a critical connect
Pollution affects Ganga's riverbed sediment: Study
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 8 months ago
The Ganga river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
River basin governance: Learnings from Cauvery conflict
While the recent ruling of the Supreme court on the Cauvery conflict opens up new possibilities, a push for holistic and interdisciplinary river basin governance is required. aartikelkar posted 1 year 9 months ago
Cauvery river at Hogenakal, Karnataka. (Source: IWP Flickr Photos via Claire Arni and Oriole Henri)
Mumbai-Ahmedabad train corridor gets wildlife clearance
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 9 months ago
Flamingos at Sewri wetland in Mumbai (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
FAQ – Sediment management
A river is a body of flowing sediment as much as one of flowing water. Here’s all you want to know about sediment in action in rivers. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 10 months ago
A river becomes a checkerboard of water and silt. (Image: Ashok Boghani, CC BY-NC 2.0, Flickr Commons)
Committee for action against water contamination
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 10 months ago
People fight for their rights to clean and safe drinking water. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
What's killing the Ganga?
Nothing represents India's environmental problems as well as The Ganga river. Polluted to the hilt and sucked dry by dams, the Ganga suffers as the government pays lip service to its clean-up. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 10 months ago
Alakananda near Badrinath temple (Image: Shitha Valsan, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA-4.0 Int)
Kerala, HP, TN top development goal index
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 1 year 11 months ago
Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 as a part of the 2030 agenda. (Source: Wikipedia Commons)
Green gold on fire
The film Green Gold on Fire provides insights into the impacts of forest fire on communities and environment in Jammu and Kashmir. makarandpurohit posted 1 year 11 months ago
Forest fire (Source: Abdul Rashid)
Saving Ganga: Just clean-up won’t do
River Ganga’s uninterrupted flow is as important as making the river pollution free if the Ganga rejuvenation drive has to show desired results. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 11 months ago
The Ganga at Haridwar in Uttarakhand. Downstream of this, the river flow has reduced due to increased abstraction. (Image courtesy: Manas Chakrabarty; Wikimedia Commons, CC BY SA-4.0)