A group of concerned citizens realised the value of neglected water bodies and came together to form a citizen action group called Catch2o to revive water systems in and around their villages.
Top positive environmental stories from 2020: Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves
Interest in renewable energy surged, and multiple Indigenous women leaders got some long-overdue credit and recognition in 2020.
Only one in 10 dramatic population declines end in extinctions, but the other losses have repercussions for ecosystems, which could be more dangerous in the long run.
Much of the blame for the drought-flood-drought-flood trend in Kodagu has been laid on coffee plantations
Forests, wetlands & species benefitting from tiger conservation impact the health of ecosystems & the water cycle.
Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone
The 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.
Tiger habitats in the Sundarbans are imperiled by climate change; govt intervention is urgently required
Royal Bengal tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans could be wiped off by 2070 due to a combination of climate change and sea level rise.
Trinity Saioo, an award-winning turmeric farmer from Mulieh village in Meghalaya, has been silently leading 800 women in her state to cultivate and boost the popularity of the indigenous, high-curcumin content Lakadong variety of the spice.