Worldwide glacier retreat and associated future runoff changes raise major concerns over the sustainability of global water resources, but global-scale assessments of glacier decline and the resulting hydrological consequences are scarce. Here we compute global glacier runoff changes for 56 large-scale glacierized drainage basins to 2100 and analyse the glacial impact on streamflow.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saikhowa Sadiya Min Samabai Samiti Ltd. & Dibrugarh Fishery Co-operative Society Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 02/11/2017 regarding discharge of effluent from Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam into the Brahmaputra. The Court after going through the analysis report of the sample waste water collected from ETP on two dates i.e.

This flood risk assessment and forecasting for the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river basins summarizes the technical findings, includes highlights of the work, and links to the full technical reports and new interactive online resources.

Asia’s mountain glaciers will lose at least a third of their mass through global warming by the century’s end, with dire consequences for millions of people who rely on them for fresh water, resear

Mineral exploitation, infrastructure development and changes in agricultural practices are severely threatening the survival of the black-necked crane that is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau in the

Officials sources in Guwahati said the total number of people affected rose to 12.55 lakh on Monday.

With one more life lost, the flood situation in Assam continued to be critical on Sunday even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the prevai

The Guwhati city is facing the risk of getting inundated as the river Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark on Thursday.

Fresh flood submerged over 50 villages affecting 70,000 people over 75 hectares of agricultural land and adjacent to the river side and a CRPF camp had to be shifted to Goromur Bongkhi Gopal Natya

Water scarcity is rapidly increasing in many regions. In a novel, multi-model assessment, we examine how human interventions (HI: land use and land cover change, man-made reservoirs and human water use) affected monthly river water availability and water scarcity over the period 1971–2010. Here we show that HI drastically change the critical dimensions of water scarcity, aggravating water scarcity for 8.8% (7.4–16.5%) of the global population but alleviating it for another 8.3% (6.4–15.8%).

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