Articles by Mongabay- India
May 27, 2019
To parade or not: An elephantine problem at Thrissur PooramThe celebrated elephant that was paraded for the Thrissur Pooram has a history of running amok. Climatic changes have made life tougher for elephants and they often rebel.
May 22, 2019
Climate change: Study maps rise in non-CO2 emission from cropland based agriculture over 30 yearsThe agricultural sector is the world’s largest source of non-carbon dioxide greenhouse gas emissions such as methane and nitrous oxide (N2O), both of which contribute significantly to climate change.
May 15, 2019
With no waste disposal plan, India’s solar power programme may lead to loss of biodiversityIndia's solar power programme has no policy to address waste. Leaching of these hazardous chemicals into the ecosystem can result in loss of biodiversity.
May 04, 2019
Kutch's coastal ecology steadily trampled, locals' livelihoods threatened by industrial growthPower plants along coastal Kutch are destroying age-old fishing traditions, endangering mangroves, threatening lives and livelihoods, with people who have no hope in political leadership.
May 02, 2019
Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques700 Jal Sahelis have changed the fate of over 200 villages with their efforts related to water awareness and availability, by reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.
May 01, 2019
Wild Karnataka: Indian documentary narrated by David Attenborough puts state’s biodiversity on global mapWild Karnataka has been made for the Karnataka Forest Department, and the government hopes that film screenings will be possible in educational institutions across the state.
Apr 28, 2019
Bundelkhand reels under water crisis even as politicians offer few solutions during 2019 general electionsIn most Bundelkhand villages, women fetch water four to five times a day from hand pumps installed at least one to two kilometres away from their homes. Voters say politicians meanwhile prefer to play the caste card to come to power.
Apr 03, 2019
Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backboneThe delta of river Kaveri, which is the agricultural backbone of south India, has shrunk by 20 percent because of diversion of land for non-agricultural purposes and climate change.
Mar 28, 2019
Tiger habitats in the Sundarbans are imperiled by climate change; govt intervention is urgently requiredRoyal Bengal tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans could be wiped off by 2070 due to a combination of climate change and sea level rise.
Mar 26, 2019
Assam’s rhino habitats are being overtaken by invasive plant species; will timely solutions be found?Each of Assam state’s four rhino reserves currently faces threats from invasive plants including Parthenium, Mimosa, Mikania and water hyacinth