• Mahakali women find their voices

    February 07, 2020

    A photographic journey among women in the India-Nepal transboundary Mahakali River basin, the first in a series

  • Why India needs to buy better water data from China

    January 10, 2020

    Under a bilateral agreement water data on the Brahmaputra is shared by China with India on the Brahmaputra, but a weak understanding of hydrology means that the data is coming from the wrong places

  • Weeding out the willows from Wular

    January 09, 2020

    Wular Lake in Kashmir, the largest flood basin in the region, has been choking due to sedimentation brought on by huge willow plantations; will a new initiative rescue the lake?

  • Kashmir’s forests face the axe

    December 12, 2019

    In 33 days the Forest Advisory Committee has approved diversion of 727 hectares of forest land and approved the felling of forest and social forestry trees

  • Mangrove forest saves Bengal from Cyclone Bulbul

    November 12, 2019

    The Sundarbans absorbed the fury of the cyclone to save West Bengal and Bangladesh, but was badly damaged in the process, while the India Meteorological Department earned praise for its accurate updates

  • Rescuing Lahore and Delhi

    November 04, 2019

    The challenge of dealing with air pollution in the large South Asian cities will not be easy or quick, but we can learn from examples of success from other places, argues Kulsum Ahmed