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ganga-biodiversity

  • Blind dolphins in Ganga waterway

    August 25, 2016

    National waterways, starting with the Ganga, are being pushed as eco-friendly transport; nobody seems to have thought about the effect on the endangered Gangetic River Dolphin or the other life in the river

  • Life in Ganga faces unprecedented crisis

    July 29, 2016

    Dirty water, toxic water, low water, no water — India’s greatest river is increasingly becoming unliveable for the rich aquatic life it once supported easily

  • No silver sheen in the Ganga

    April 15, 2016

    The Hilsa that once swam from the sea to Agra and Delhi to titillate the palate of Mughal royalty now finds the Ganga so shallow and so dirty that it cannot swim upriver for more than 75 km