The Andhra Pradesh government is all set to purify Musi river, which has been given top priority under the National River Conservation plan, by dumping effluents

Sanitation for urban India means building flush toilets and linking them to sewer systems. But the price of chasing this dream is leading to an environmental catastrophe. MANOJ NADKARNI analyses our flush and forget mindset

We need to go back to the drawing board to reinvent a green toilet. If necessary, to go back to our past and find technological innovations that are sustainable and equitable. So that every Indian can have access to sanitation and still have clean water t

The flush toilet system and the sewage system, which goes with modern day personal hygiene and cleanliness, are part of the environmental problem and not the solution. Consider the huge amount of clean water that is used to carry a small quantity of human

The poisoning of India's rivers has left nothing for traditional fisherfolk

Walking with Phekia Devi along the Ganga in Bhagalpur, Bihar

Fisher communities in Bihar are caught in the dragnet of conservation

Restoring waterbodies and making traditional fisherfolk stakeholders in fisheries development may save this fast disappearing tribe

How a traditional community in Hardwar lost its identity

Reclaiming traditional tanks may help tide over troubled waters