In traditional water management, innovative arrangements ensure equitable distribution of water. Such arrangements are democratically implemented: the gram sabhas or farmer committees usually approve

The G B Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development in Almora, Uttar Pradesh, is among the few in the world that concentrate on issues related to mountains. Its director, L M S Palni , dwelt on the need to develop s

Non native plant species are growing at the expense of the native in Askot sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh