• A briny future for Bangladesh

    जुलाई 13, 2012

    Increasing salt water instruction is threatening crops, biodiversity, and the health of people living in Bangladesh, according to new research.

  • Racing to map Africa’s glaciers

    जुलाई 03, 2012

    A team of scientists and photographers aims to document Earth’s threatened ice fields, including the many tropical ones in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, before they disappear. John Vidal reports.

  • Jinsha dam plans stoke old rows

    जुलाई 02, 2012

    A war of words over hydropower development on the south Chinese river is the latest revival of an eight-year old argument. Deng Quanlun and Hu Feifei report.

  • As Indian policymakers join Rio+20, anti dam activists arrested

    जून 21, 2012

    While policy makers, experts, and activists meet for the UN conference Rio + 20 this week, thousands of miles away in north-east India’s Assam state, 22 farmers are languishing in the Lakhimpur jail for taking up cudgels to protect the environment.

  • Exploring the third pole

    जून 15, 2012

    thethirdpole.net’s first reader presents highlights from our published articles by journalists and experts from Tibet to Bangladesh. Important articles are classified by theme and this reader is free to download

  • Mystery of the Seti river flood

    मई 29, 2012

    A flash flood on Nepal’s Seti river in early May killed over 70 people and swept two villages away. Researchers are still not sure how the flood started. Ramin Sharma travelled to the spot to report for thethirdpole.net.

  • The Energy and Resources Institute

    मई 28, 2012

    Based in New Delhi, The Energy and Resources Institute focuses on sustainable development and runs a water research programme.