This Family Did Not Send Their Children to School, but Taught Them by Creating a Forest
They built check-dams in the watershed, dug percolation-pits and mulched heavily to prevent soil erosion and to conserve water.
India's water Crisis: The clock is ticking
We need to promote a decentralised approach, with a key focus on water conservation, source sustainability, storage and reuse wherever possible.
This Chemistry Professor’s Fight for Arsenic-free Water in Villages of Assam is Slowly Bearing Fruit
More and more schools adopt this technology, train teachers and ask students to build Arsiron Nilogon as science projects
Needed: A million Recharge Wells
Clean catchments such as rooftops, roads and storm drains could be used to harvest a substantial volume of the city's rainfall.
India’s deepening water crisis: How villages had water before govt took over
When every village captures all the run-off resulting from the rain falling over its entire land can every village have enough water.
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!