Monthly Archives: May 30, 2012

  • Pollution in paradise

    May 30, 2012

    The idyll of Kashmir is ill prepared for an influx of tourists, writes Athar Parvaiz from north-east India. Environmentalists fear the features that attract visitors could prove the region’s undoing.

  • Donors rediscover large-scale infrastructure

    May 29, 2012

    The World Bank, the G20 and other multilateral groups have renewed their focus on funding large-scale infrastructure, ignoring lessons of the past, a new report by International Rivers warns.

  • Mystery of the Seti river flood

    May 29, 2012

    A flash flood on Nepal’s Seti river in early May killed over 70 people and swept two villages away. Researchers are still not sure how the flood started. Ramin Sharma travelled to the spot to report for

  • The Energy and Resources Institute

    May 28, 2012

    Based in New Delhi, The Energy and Resources Institute focuses on sustainable development and runs a water research programme.

  • Power beats tourism

    May 23, 2012

    Rampant hydro development could destroy Nepal’s nature-based tourist trade unless planners let some rivers run free, writes Ramin Sharma.

  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology

    May 19, 2012

    Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is an autonomous research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.