Planet Outlook
November 11, 2020
The National Green Tribunal Stresses on the Formulation of Action Plan for Protecting Water Bodies in UP

The National Green Tribunal Stresses on the Formulation of Action Plan for Protecting Water Bodies in UP

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary to hold a meeting with all District Magistrates to prepare a uniform action plan for identification and protection of water bodies.

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Planet Outlook
November 08, 2020
Idol Immersion in Kolkata Followed all Environmental Guidelines: KMC

Idol Immersion in Kolkata Followed all Environmental Guidelines: KMC

Adhering to environmental guidelines of the pollution board to check river water contamination, around 500 Durga idols were immersed in the Hooghly in the city on Tuesday, a senior official of Kolkata Municipal Corporation said.

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Planet Outlook
Soumi Dey - November 06, 2020
100 Cities to Succumb to Water Risk by 2050

100 Cities to Succumb to Water Risk by 2050

Major cities across the world are standing on the verge of losing their access to clean water by 2050. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in their recent scenario analysis shows that around 100 cities will fall prey to the rising water risk.

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Planet Outlook
November 04, 2020
National Green Tribunal Questions Center's Role Green Groundwater Initiative

National Green Tribunal Questions Center's Role Green Groundwater Initiative

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Centre over inadequate measures to prevent wastage and misuse of groundwater saying there has to be specific time bound action plans and monitoring.

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Planet Outlook
November 03, 2020
New Step Towards Reducing the Wastage of Groundwater

New Step Towards Reducing the Wastage of Groundwater

Wastage and misuse of potable water and groundwater will, henceforth, be a punishable offence in India.

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Planet Outlook
November 03, 2020
New labs in Haryana to test water quality

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.

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Planet Outlook
October 29, 2020
Vizag beach wins the prestigious Blue Flag.

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.

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Planet Outlook
October 11, 2020
Finding flood risks at the village-level to facilitate decision-making

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.

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Planet Outlook
Manoj Misra - October 05, 2020
Sau sunar ki aur ek lohar ki – How a single decision sealed Yamuna’s fate

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.

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Planet Outlook
September 15, 2020
Demystifying River Health-2

Demystifying River Health-2

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

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