Climate change threatens India’s crop production, rice yields may be hit hard
Yields of millets, sorghum and maize showed better resilience to extreme weather and also witnessed smaller declines during droughts.
The barefoot hydrogeologists of the Himalayan regions
"I have seen the fracture when we built the naula" said Chachaji. He then proceeded to add details to the rough sketch on the board.
Making dam water reach the farmer
"We pushed large dams, not irrigation. But this has to change.”
Combating Desertification: Maharashtra's Vanvadi Bears Testimony to Magic of Forest Regeneration
Regenerating forests, rejuvenating soils, recharging groundwater, and reviving human spirits, all go hand in hand!
आदिवासियों के पौष्टिक अनाजों की खेती (in Hindi)
यह पौष्टिक अनाज लोगों को पोषणयुक्त भोजन देंगे। मिट्टी पानी के संरक्षण वाली देसी खेती बचेगी, लुप्त हो रहे देसी बीज बचेंगे, छत्तीसगढ़ की कृषि संस्कृति बचेगी,...
This Bengaluru Couple Save 1 Lakh Litres of Water Every Year. Here’s How
The capital cost of building an eco-friendly house is 10 per cent lower. It also reduces the overall carbon footprint and water wastage.
Reforesting the hillsides of the Himalayas
Alaap has taken on a mountain of a challenge - restoring Himalayan native forests, involving community and engaging with government
Farm ponds that dot parched Marathwada may deplete groundwater in the long run
Farm ponds can lead to privatization of water by a few, and when dug on a large scale, these schemes ignore the carrying capacity of the watershed.
Kerala man distributes 10,000 mud pots worth Rs 6 lakh for free to give birds water
On a mission to distribute 10,000 earthen pots for free to people willing to provide water for hapless birds reeling under the scorching heat.