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India

  • Pangolin in a cage

    Preserving the pangolin

    May 14, 2019

    Hunted for its scales and its meat, the population of the pangolins across South Asia is endangered by a massive trade in animal parts supplying the appetite for Chinese traditional medicine

  • Cows and confusion in Uttar Pradesh

    April 24, 2019

    Stray cows have become a major menace in India’s most populous state, but voters are confused about who to blame and if it is an issue they should consider while voting

  • Polls and pollution along the Ganga

    April 23, 2019

    Water, air and soil are all polluted in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state; but no campaigner in this election season talks about it, and voters do only when reminded

  • Photo feature: Ganga back to dirty ways

    April 22, 2019

    Within a few weeks of the end of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, the Ganga is again flowing dirty and lean, as the water released from the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand has been stopped again, and pollution continues unabated

  • Water is big issue before India’s elections

    April 15, 2019

    The manifestos of India’s main national parties, the BJP and the Congress, lay a great deal of emphasis on water management, but there are few new ideas to manage the big crisis