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development

  • China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

    June 18, 2019

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities

  • A tiger reserve sliced in two

    June 03, 2019

    Rail and road projects have divided the Rajaji National Park, one of India’s 50 tiger reserves, into two parts, with a massive impact on the tiger and elephant population

  • 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

  • Requiem for a people’s river

    March 05, 2019

    The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

  • Khai: A gift from the Ou River

    January 31, 2019

    A cascade of dams is changing the river’s ecology and threatening riverweed – a traditional source of food in northern Laos