The effect of global warming and deforestation is felt more across the high ranges of Kerala situated in the Western Ghats.
Flood and Fury: New book analyses how myopic industries, govts facilitated the Kerala calamity in 2018
Journalist Viju B’s new book, Flood and Fury: Ecological Devastation in the Western Ghats, is an important and engaging read weaving together data with the actual ground situation. It goes beyond news reports, images of the flood, and the destruction brought about by it, to pinpoint how nature has been wilfully wrecked by humans.
Books of the week: From Kashmir — Land of Regrets to Deborah Levy's The Man Who Saw Everything, our picks
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.