November 03, 2020

New labs in Haryana to test water quality

The Haryana government has launched a mobile water testing laboratory van, fully equipped with a multi-parameter system containing analysers, sensor, probes and instruments meant for assessing water quality, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Monday.


October 29, 2020

Vizag beach wins the prestigious Blue Flag.

Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam Rushikonda beach has been conferred with the 'Blue Flag' eco-label, which recognizes the overall quality of a beach under the four categories of water quality, environmental management, environmental education and safety.


October 11, 2020

Finding flood risks at the village-level to facilitate decision-making

Scientists use a combination of global and local data to predict flood hazard in risk-prone villages.


Manoj Misra - October 05, 2020

Sau sunar ki aur ek lohar ki – How a single decision sealed Yamuna’s fate

Delhiites in early-mid April 2020 were pleasantly surprised to find a much healthy river Yamuna in their city. Social media was full of pictures and videos. Many had resigned not to find a living Yamuna in the city in their lifetime.


September 15, 2020

Demystifying River Health-2

This article is in two parts. Part I was about a new name and Part II suggests a way forward.


September 10, 2020

Demystifying River Health-1

We humans know it when we are unwell, but when and how would we know that a river is ‘unwell’?


Himanshu Thakkar - August 24, 2020

A Song For The River

Rivers & Love are magical, transcendental. One has always been fascinated by the old love songs from Hindi films, some of the lyrics actually include rivers. The normal word used for river in Hindi is Nadi, but there is another beautiful word used for riv


Juhi Chaudhary - July 15, 2020

Save Our Seas

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the seas and degradation is already being seen in rapidly declining fish stocks across the globe. There is a need to bring more marine areas under protection


Ananda Bannerjee - July 02, 2020

Sundari Trees In Sundarban Delta Are Dying A Slow Death. Is Anyone Listening?

Sundari trees, after which the mangrove forest is named, are on the brink of extinction in West Bengal due to excessive logging in the past for its high value wood and now with seawater rise.