Amita Bhaduri

Lakshadweep Islands: Rising sea levels may inundate some islands
Major coastal erosion predicted in Lakshadweep Islands by 2030, says IIT study Amita Bhaduri posted 21 hours 48 minutes ago
Coastal protection measures need to be taken now (Image: Pixabay)
Toxic chemicals: A barrier to safe drinking water
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates in drinking water: A health challenge Amita Bhaduri posted 2 days 16 hours ago
Water treatment facilities are incapable of removing many chemical compounds and need to be upgraded (Image: PxHere)
Living with droughts
Special report on drought calls for new management approach Amita Bhaduri posted 4 days 21 hours ago
Drought resilience partnerships at the national and local levels will be critical to managing drought (Image: Pixabay; hbieser)
Rejuvenating springs in western Arunachal Pradesh
Keeping the traditional water sources alive through science-based interventions Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
Construction of trenches in the catchment area of Jongjong Gapsa Ri (Image: Phurpa Sangey)
Irrigation from thin air
A super-absorbent gel could help the world's drought-hit farmers Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 4 days ago
The water-absorbing gel has performed well under lab conditions. (Image:  IWMI Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Rural realities amid second COVID surge in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Rural areas emerge as sites of mass COVID outbreaks Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
COVID-19 has had an adverse impact on the livelihood of people doing small jobs due to lockdown. (Image: Gospel for Asia; Wikimedia Commons)
Social solidarity model in COVID-19 times
Kitchen gardening to ensure nutrition security for vulnerable families Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
Kitchen garden project helps people in pandemic times (Image: Utthan)
Community owned solutions strengthen rural resilience
A local NGO has set up community grain bank services and has mobilised farming families to grow their own vegetables and ensure food security during the COVID-19 crisis in a village in Uttar Pradesh. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
Managing community grain banks (Image: Shramik Bharti)
The lessons learnt from Cyclone Yaas
Tropical cyclones are expected to increase in intensity with climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
Cyclone Yaas slammed into the north Odisha coast near Balasore on May 26, 2021 (Image: NASA Earth Observatory)
From water carriers to water entrepreneurs
Women become active leaders in the iJal value chain Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
iJal bridged the gender gap through economic empowerment and reduced the water collection drudgery for women (Image: Safe Water Network)
Challenges in planning faecal sludge management systems
Containment design and construction deviations from norms impact sanitation chain Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 4 days ago
Empty faecal sludge drying bed (Image: Lars Schoebitz; Flickr Commons)
Second wave, new challenges: Civil society on the frontlines
How community radio is helping in times of COVID Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 5 days ago
Involved in COVID relief (Image: SM Sehgal Foundation)
Protecting India from maritime disasters
The Arabian Sea is also turning into a hotbed of cyclonic storms Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 2 days ago
Cyclone Tauktae intensified into an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ and made a landfall on coastal Gujarat leaving a trail of destruction behind. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Support mechanism needed to halt mass reverse migration
Reverse migration amidst the second wave of COVID-19 Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Stranded migrant workers during lockdown because of COVID-19 pandemic in Delhi (Image: Sumita Roy Dutta, Wikimedia Commons)
Smothered by heatwaves as climate swings
Effective action needed to avoid extreme heat events Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
A study shows how the open space on the western bank of the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad acts as a heat sink. (Image: Emmanuel Dyan, CC BY 2.0)
Managing natural resources at scale in Meghalaya
Improving livelihood opportunities by engaging communities Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Meghalaya's indigenous people historically have immense knowledge about their environment and natural resources. (Image: Meghalaya Basin Management Agency)
Fostering rural livelihoods post COVID
Income loss top concern for rural communities, says study Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Must have protocols for timely action and outreach in times of need (Image: DMD, Government of Bihar)
Rural realities amid second COVID surge
Practitioner's experiences in tackling the second wave in Indian villages Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
There is a need to strengthen the capacities of ASHA workers, and other healthcare and grassroots workers. (Image: DMD, Government of Bihar)
About time inland waterways feasibility is reassessed
Serious questions about the dependability of waterways Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
Dredging in progress on National Waterway-1 (Image: IWAI)
Green panel clears Central Vista project
Policy matters this fortnight Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago
Rajpath's Central Vista Avenue project (Image: Students of Master in Sustainable Architecture at Central University of Rajasthan, Counterview)