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May 10, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 3: Ambulance service supplies water to 700 families in Kerala's KottayamA man with an ambulance brings water free of cost to 700 families in Kottayam, Kerala, as the effects of drought and destruction of the Western Ghats depletes groundwater reserves in the state.
May 09, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 2: How deforestation saved ecologically-sensitive hills in KeralaVillagers and women's groups in the Pangode village in Kerala's Western Ghats have organised large protests over the last six months, petitioning the government over one solitary demand: To remove acacia and eucalyptus trees
May 08, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 1: Urbanisation demands see hills sacrificed to whims of mining, industry lobbiesThe towering Western Ghats, one of the world's largest natural areas of biodiversity, and providing magnificent green cover over south India, is under threat. And with its destruction, south India is becoming more and more parched every year
May 02, 2017
Maharasthra lost forests 660 times iconic Oval Maidan of Mumbai in seven yearsThe sate of Maharashtra lost 58.81 square kilometres (14,532 acres) of green cover in the seven years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, a first-of-its-kind satellite mapping of the state has revealed.
Apr 29, 2017
Kerala drought: Preservation of Western Ghats key to prevent water crisis in the long runThe rain god has spurned Kerala, endowed with 44 rivers and many backwaters, but the disaster is as much to do with nature as with humans.
Apr 11, 2016
Marathwada drought: Maha has the most dams in the country, but the least effective irrigation network, leaving lakhs in the lurchMarathwada drought: When a dam becomes an end, rather than a means to an end, what you get is a grand water and irrigation system on paper and water scarcity on the ground.
Mar 21, 2016
Unesco adds Agasthyamala to its list of World Network of Biosphere ReservesIndia's Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats is among the 20 new sites added by Unesco to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves
Nov 20, 2015
Death toll from Tamil Nadu rains rises to 120, more rains forecast for SaturdayThe toll from rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu increased to 120 on Friday, as overnight rains lashed many parts of the city, raising fears of more inundation.
Sep 09, 2015
American musician on crooning collaboration with songbirds of Western GhatsAn American musician has found unusual collaborators for his next score - songbirds of the Western Ghats. He will soon embark on a week-long trip to the forests.
Sep 01, 2014
Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western GhatsFrom spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention.