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Transboundary Data Sharing Helps Bangladesh to Prepare for Floods

Houses have been flooded in Moulvibazar, Bangladesh, and people are relocating (Image by Serajul Islam) Bangladesh is better prepared to …

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Pichavaram: The Aquamarine Charm of Tamil Nadu

By Rituparna Borah The sight of a family of seals staring back at me, through the patchy openings of a …

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No construction within 100m of Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao : NGT

Picture Courtesy : India Samvad

A 100-metre area on either side of Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) will be a “no-construction, no-development zone”, …

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Kaziranga National Park inundated, animals being shifted to safe spots

Picture Courtesy : The Financial Express

Incessant rain in Assam has left large parts of Kaziranaga National Park submerged in water. According to a forest official, …

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Confronting the Himalayan Environmental Crisis

    The last 12 months have marked significant progress in global renewable energy development, but the world’s most critical …

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The Dilemma of Rights to Nature

As the central and provincial governments wash their hands off the idea of implementing the rights of rivers as legal …

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Water-based Transport: Perils and Possibilities

Practical and policy difficulties have led to the limited growth of inland waterway transport in India over the past decade, …

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Trump bids goodbye to Paris agreement

US President Donald Trump has made his expected announcement pulling his country out of the Paris climate agreement. He also …

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Woman-led Company Wins Award for Lighting up Nepal

CEO Mina Mahato in her shop in Pratapur, Kailali district, Nepal (Image from Ashden)   A women-led clean energy initiative …

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Water Woes in India: Water level of 91 Reservoirs Plunges to 20% of their Capacity

As summer peaks in India, the water level of 91 major reservoirs goes down by one per cent. According to …

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