• 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

  • Economy part of ecosystem, can’t be separated

    November 23, 2018

    WWF’s latest Living Planet Report is a holistic treatise on conservation governance, human survival and the economic logic of conserving the environment, argues Nilanjan Ghosh

  • Environmentalist GD Agarwal 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

  • Will the new Yamuna River Project clean up the river?

    May 17, 2018

    A new study by the University of Virginia, based on cooperation between India and Spain, aims at rejuvenating the polluted Yamuna as it flows through India’s capital, but there are important, niggling details

  • Yellow River Diaries

    April 02, 2018

    One of China’s leading environmentalists has spent the past decade documenting the impact of development along the country’s ‘Mother river’