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  • Efficient waste management systems in urban India

    December 23, 2021 9:51 am Published by

    A recent report ‘Waste-wise cities: Best practices in municipal solid waste management’ released by NITI Aayog and Centre for Science and Environment documents best practices from 28 cities in 15 states of India – from Leh in Ladakh to Alappuzha... View Article

  • India needs a comprehensive emissions database

    October 18, 2021 2:13 pm Published by

    India needs to develop and maintain a comprehensive inventory of baseline emissions to ascertain whether its policy and technological interventions are able to reduce air pollution, according to an independent study released recently by the Council on Energy, Environment and... View Article

  • Fast-disappearing traditional water harvesting structures of Rajasthan

    September 29, 2021 9:55 am Published by

    It has been four years since Anupam Mishra Ji, the stalwart environmentalist who had worked his entire life promoting the water harvesting techniques of Rajasthan, left. In his book, Anupam Ji extensively talks about how the water tankas (structures) were... View Article

  • Desilting their way to water sufficiency

    September 15, 2021 11:03 am Published by

    For over 1,200 livestock of Cheemanahalli, located in the Abludu Gram Panchayat of Sidlaghatta Block, Chikkaballapur District, the village’s cattle pond is the only source of drinking water. The area is predominantly rain-fed and the village experiences water scarcity due... View Article

  • Understanding floods to prevent them!

    August 16, 2021 11:09 am Published by

    What are floods, why do we have floods at all? Jeevitnadi Living River Foundation, in this second video Part 2: Understanding floods released on 25th June 2021 from the series on ‘Everything about floods’,  highlights the need to understand floods... View Article

  • Stories of change : Becoming water abundant by harvesting rainwate

    August 2, 2021 7:28 am Published by

    We often take for granted those things that come easy to us. Rain is one such resource that we always enjoy, but never capture for the future. Most of it simply washes away during the monsoons and leads us to... View Article

  • About time inland waterways feasibility is reassessed

    July 5, 2021 7:26 am Published by

    In 2016, 106 rivers or river stretches were declared as national inland waterways, and the development of many of these new waterways along with the already existing ones was prioritized for large scale commercial navigation and shipping. Manthan Adhyayan Kendra... View Article

  • “Why are Oceans dying an unnatural death?”

    July 5, 2021 7:16 am Published by

    World Oceans Day is observed on June 8 every year, to raise awareness among humans on the imperative role that oceans play in sustaining our ecosystems. The day calls the world’s attention to the dire need to protect oceans from... View Article

  • COVID-19 and social protection Impact in the agriculture sector

    April 14, 2021 7:22 pm Published by

    COVID-19 induced significant economic and social disruptions in India. Rural households, including smallholders, were affected by loss in migrant income, livelihood and farm and non-farm income. The biggest disruption of livelihood in both the developed and developing world affected the... View Article

  • Roadmap for nature-based and climate- resilient livelihoods in Maharashtra

    April 2, 2021 11:35 am Published by

    Roadmap for nature-based and climate- resilient livelihoods in Maharashtra The committee of experts, including representatives from public, private, academia and civil society, was unanimous in recognising that  EbA offered a holistic approach to fostering resilient livelihoods and healthy ecosystems in... View Article