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  • 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

  • Embankments enter Nepal

    August 16, 2018

    While most Nepalese blame the 2008 breach on India, Nepal itself has constructed hundreds of kilometres of embankments, which remain popular, despite fundamental flaws

  • A dammed history of the Koshi

    August 15, 2018

    Ten years after the catastrophic Koshi embankment breach, Peter Gill and Bhola Paswan look at the history of embankments in Nepal and northern India

  • Preparing for the deluge in Bihar

    August 09, 2018

    Despite excellent information from across the border from Nepal, and much preparation Bihar remains flood prone, with problems of communication with officers in the field and an embankment approach to flood management

  • Environmentalist GD Agrawal fasts to save Ganga

    July 23, 2018

    Even as one of India’s most eminent environmentalists has been put into protective custody in a hospital, the authorities have largely ignored his month-long fast to force corrective action on the Ganga