Latest News on Water Pollution
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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 18, 2019
Yamuna is choking from a mix of illegal encroachment, farming, elections: ReportNGT's ban & DDA's 'strong' efforts to reclaim the river's floodplains have not worked the way they hoped.
Mar 16, 2019
Illegal sand mining in Madhya Pradesh: Mafia takes to Narmada river to evade police as politicos play blame gameThe modus operandi of the sand mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh resembles a Bollywood action flick: the police is busy scanning roads in siren-blaring jeeps while the smugglers escape unchallenged over water.
Mar 14, 2019
UN report says environment is in a deadly, worsening state but far from hopelessThe report details climate change impacts on human health, air, water, land and biodiversity.
Mar 12, 2019
National Ganga Council chaired by PM Modi hasn't met once since its start in 2016The NGC is arguably the single largest committee overseeing the cleanup of river Ganga today.
Mar 08, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survivalWith six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.
Mar 07, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa riversBetwa river enters Uttar Pradesh through Jhansi where the pollution level goes even more up due to other problems.
Mar 06, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Awash in trash, Shipra may cease to exist when Ujjain holds Kumbh Mela in 2028Shipra, also known as Kshipra, is now dry in long stretches and wherever one finds water it’s all mixed with solid waste, sewage and silt.
Feb 24, 2019
Dal Lake in distress: Kashmir's iconic attraction is facing a slow death by sewage as politicians look the other wayThough the Jammu and Kashmir government claims it makes all efforts to preserve the Dal Lake in Srinagar, there is little proof of effective implementation on the ground of cleanup projects.
Dec 14, 2018
Rashmika Mandanna's underwater photoshoot in Bengaluru's Bellandur lake aims to raise awareness on water pollutionBelandur lake, where Rashmika Mandanna had her photoshoot, has been one of the most affected lakes with layers of toxic waste every year.