February 8, 2010
Athirapilly is another Silent Valley, rich in biodiversity, which needs to be protected, said Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister for Environment. »
January 25, 2010
“Benefits of water conservation, waste recycle and solar energy should be replicated”
January 23, 2010
Do you have to make a sacrifice when you cut your water use? Not really. Here are seven simple rules that can help you do more with less water, right inside the kitchen. »
December 28, 2009
Recent geophysical studies report large-scale groundwater mining in the Indus-Ganga Basin. India can gain useful insights by examining American experience in adapting to unacceptable groundwater overdraft.
November 12, 2009
From Leh, the 40-km drive to Khardungla, the highest motorable pass in the world at 18,380 feet, winds gently through mountains coated with thick snow. To the left of the pass the Ladakhis swear is...
November 9, 2009
Just before starting his lecture on ‘Atmospheric Brown Clouds,’ Prof V. Ramanathan admits that people think he has come to dismantle Indian progress. The Director of th...
October 28, 2009
If the Centre failed Kerala on its promises on free trade agreement, neighbouring Tamil Nadu gave a different challenge. The Chief Minister said that on the Mullaperiyar issue, his Tamil Nadu counterpart M. Karunanidhi, and Opposition Leader J. Jayalalithaa were trying to prove who was the true leader of Tamil people. He said they wanted water at the cost of lakhs of Keralites lives. »
October 23, 2009
Reports indicate that the melting of the Himalayan glaciers is threatening the kingdom of Bhutan, the impacts of which will adversely affect the entire South Asian region.According to a rep...
October 8, 2009
In a major advance in understanding how human eyesight works, scientists have shown that the birds’ amazing flight and landing precision relies on their ability to detect edges.The re...
September 26, 2009
Bundanoon on Saturday became the first town in Australia, and possibly the world, to ban the sale of bottled water.The 2,500 residents voted in July to stop shops from stocking single-use bo...
January 30, 2010
A number of experts believe that the Antarctic Treaty’s years are numbered, regardless of its having been recently renewed for another 50 years.
January 25, 2010
The 2030 Water Resources Group is a consortium of private-social sector organisations formed in 2008 to provide insights into emerging world-wide water issues. In a report, “Charting our wate...
January 5, 2010
Water is one of the most common resources covering almost 75 per cent of earth. Yet, the amount of usable water is very little. Ninety per cent of this water is salty and nine per cent is lo...
November 21, 2009
The government on Saturday asked the India Inc to contribute in water conservation and fulfil their corporate social responsibility, underlining that it was “extremely important”...
November 10, 2009
India on Monday challenged the internationally accepted view that the Himalayan glaciers were receding due to global warming. The glaciers, although shrinking in volume and constantly showin...
November 4, 2009
Potable water has always been a precious commodity to the people of Upper Kuttanad where the well water is reddish yellow with a mire taste.
However, the drinking water management and...
October 24, 2009
Students in Kolkata and Bangalore join boatmen in Kashmir's Dal Lake to send out the message: Act today.
October 10, 2009
Responding to complaints of inadequate receipt of water at the tail-end of the Cauvery delta, the State government on Saturday decided that the discharge of water through the Cauvery River a...
October 4, 2009
Drinking water supply by the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation to parts of the city like Ajit Singh Nagar was affected on Saturday and would continue to be affected on Sunday too, following particle...
September 26, 2009
Farmers are being advised to revert to traditional practices in farming to make it sustainable in future