Region

[:en]Ganga[:ne]गंगा वेसिन[:hi]गंगा वेसिन[:bn]গঙ্গা অববাহিকা[:ur]گنگا طاس [:]

  • No water for a clean Ganga

    March 12, 2019

    The numerous dams limiting the flow of the Ganga and its tributaries, as well as the massive extraction of water from the river, makes the aspiration of a free flowing river a distant dream

  • A clean Kumbh in a dirty Ganga

    March 11, 2019

    At the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj this year, the Ganga ran clean, but it was the result of temporary solution, which are not enough to keep the river basin pollution free, and only hid the problem

  • Water dangers loom for South Asia

    February 12, 2019

    With glacier retreat, permafrost melt, and extreme rainfall events, ICIMOD’s HIMAP report suggests that the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas have to start cooperating far more closely, or pay a huge price

  • The Indus – a river of growing disasters

    February 04, 2019

    A new report crystalises the threats that glacier retreat will pose to the Indus basin, particularly vulnerable due to a combination of conflict and mismanaged development

  • Photo-essay: the disappearing apples of Mustang

    January 15, 2019

    As climate change comes to Mustang, one of Nepal’s remotest district, the apples of the region, famous throughout the country, are slowly disappearing, moving to the north