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Many major river deltas in the world are subsiding and consequently become increasingly vulnerable to flooding and storm surges, salinization and permanent inundation. For the Mekong Delta, annual subsidence rates up to several centimetres have been reported. Excessive groundwater extraction is suggested as the main driver. As groundwater levels drop, subsidence is induced through aquifer compaction.

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) held a workshop for students at Deoprayag, the confluence of Alanknanda and Bhagirathi, as part of its sensitisation progamme on the Namami Gange project.

AHMEDABAD: Rajendra Singh, a water conservationist from Rajasthan and recipient of Stockholm Water Prize and Ramon Magsaysay Award, has warned that Gujarat may soon find itself in a water crisis if

Sanitation workers have checked peri-domestic places in the colonies for stagnant water by conducting door-to-door survey.

GHAZIABAD: Just a day before the National Green Tribunal is scheduled to hear a case on restoration of waterbodies in the district, the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday lodged an FIR agai

Ahmedabad: As the state is waiting for the onset of monsoon, water management experts are worried about harnessing the maximum amount rainwater to replenish aquifers.

At its source, wells are drying up as swathes of forest lie submerged by dams or cut down for rail and power lines

An enthusiastic crowd of Ministers, villagers and environmentalists join the cause of the once vibrant Varattar river

CAPE TOWN – Dam levels in the drought-stricken Western Cape have dropped to 18 percent, local government, environmental affairs and planning MEC Anton Bredell said on Monday.

Dar es Salaam — Rivers and streams that flow into the Indian Ocean in Dar es Salaam are increasingly being polluted.