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Opinion

  • India is leaving its poor farmers behind

    March 22, 2019

    Unrestricted use of water pumps – of which India has the most in the world – is driving water beyond the reach of the poor, while policy prescriptions ignore the causes of India’s water crisis, Joydeep Gupta argues

  • Dialogue empowers river communities

    March 22, 2019

    On World Water Day, Sajjad Hussein describes how “river meetings” are empowering communities along the Brahmaputra to take control of their water resources

  • Recognising the ‘invisible women’

    March 08, 2019

    International Women’s Day is a chance to recall the achievements of women – in policy and science – especially in the Himalayan region, where many constraints hold them back, argue Chanda Gurung Goodrich and Suman Bisht

  • Hilsa fish at a market in Barisal, Bangladesh [image by Finn Thilsted]

    Opinion: the human cost of Hilsa conservation

    December 17, 2018

    It is time to rethink fisheries management systems in transboundary rivers of South Asia from a rights-based approach – despite country-centric claims of ‘success’ in reclaiming fish production

  • Economy part of ecosystem, can’t be separated

    November 23, 2018

    WWF’s latest Living Planet Report is a holistic treatise on conservation governance, human survival and the economic logic of conserving the environment, argues Nilanjan Ghosh