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  • Hope and pumpkins along the Teesta

    November 06, 2018

    Pumpkin cultivation on sandbars has drawn hundreds and thousands out of extreme poverty in Bangladesh, and this change of cultivation patterns may pave the way for others as water flow in the Teesta declines

  • Ganga loses its steadfast champion in GD Agarwal

    October 11, 2018

    GD Agarwal, a doyen of India’s environmentalists, breathed his last at a Rishikesh hospital after a 111-day fast demanding action to revive uninterrupted flow in the critically polluted Ganga

  • The silt farmers of the Gandak

    October 01, 2018

    Landless labourers in Bihar benefit from the silt that comes down from the Himalayas by growing vegetables, but it is an extremely tough life, with very little profit for the farmer

  • Seeking holy water in Nepal’s Himalayas

    September 12, 2018

    Every year, on the full moon in August, Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims make the difficult trek to Gosaikunda Lake, a high altitude lake in Nepal’s Himalayas

  • Indian government revives controversial dam project

    September 10, 2018

    A massive dam project on the Yamuna is being revived by the Indian government, despite concerns of environment and financial sustainability, and despite the case against the dam being in court

  • Sediment and solutions

    August 17, 2018

    The heavy sediment load in the Himalayan rivers remains a serious challenge to the viability of embankments, and a number of options have been put forward – Nepal and India continue to pursue embankment construction