Dying Wisdom: Rise, Fall and Potential of India's Traditional Water Harvesting System provides a comprehensive overview of India's millennia-old traditions of water harvesting. This book triggered a nationwide interest in community-based water management.

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The Himalayas are seismically an active mountain belt and require long term planning of townships and other long term measures to mitigate disasters

Beneath the lofty Himalayan ranges lie extremely hot and radioactive rocks, the origin of which has remained a point of debate among geologists for years now. Recently, Audrey Huerta, a geophysicist

Indigenous support systems that have been nourishing the Himalaya for centuries have become the current buzzword for progress

Read this chapter from the report "floods, flood plains and environmental myths" published by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), that broke many myths about floods in the Himalaya.

RITA ANAND looks at changes in Himalayan forest cover in historical perspective, focusing on the Kaghan Valley in northern Pakistan

Indian seismic experts are in a tizzy over predictions of an imminent gigantic earthquake in the central Himalayas

IN THE past century, humans have polluted the oceans, poisoned rivers and lakes, made deserts of good, arable land, felled forests, and severely eroded the mountainsides. This book seeks to protect

Posting humans to inhospitable sites in the Himalaya to monitor snow and wind patterns may soon be unnecessary

Himalayan conservation gets a start at a recent seminar in the Capital

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