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.
From This Wounded Forest: A Dispatch
... I’m preparing myself to dismantle the machine, and the system that supports it, before it devours the planet, my home.
Number crunching helps farmers manage water
“They realise that groundwater is a common resource, not private property, and hence requires collective action,”
Millets, The 'Nutri-Cereals' That Could Give Fillip to Mission Nutrition
Millets are being made part of the midday meal and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in several districts of Odisha
Transitioning to Sustainable Development Goals for Water
In dryland areas, falling groundwater levels may be causing working handpumps and borewells to go dry, requiring large capital expenditure.
Chennai’s complicated relationship with its dying rivers, as chronicled by artists
“This kind of art can make people come to the river, not take it to be just a dirty river but something that you would want to come and see. "
How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans
"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."