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Brahmaputra

  • Teesta has one-sixteenth of water needed

    April 14, 2017

    Amid all the talk of failure of the Teesta water sharing agreement between Bangladesh and India last weekend, few mentioned that the river has hardly any water now

  • Shrinking Sagar Island struggles to stay afloat

    March 8, 2017

    At the frontline of climate change – Sagar Island at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal – is losing the battle to sea level rise, coastal erosion, tidal surges and increasingly violent cyclones

  • China becomes Bangladesh’s largest energy partner

    October 18, 2016

    China has overtaken India to become Bangladesh’s biggest partner on energy cooperation, but much of this is from dirty coal, and the future of cooperation on the Brahmaputra river remains unclear

  • Climate change and the boatman

    October 5, 2016

    Traditional boatmen and boat builders on the Brahmaputra are essential in Assam, but they are facing new challenges as climate change leads to more siltation and sudden surges of water

  • Chinese dam hurts Tibet more than India

    October 2, 2016

    The Lalho project on a Brahmaputra tributary may not reduce water flow to India in the long run, but it takes water away from herders in an area already turning into desert