Hydrological characteristics and sedimentation loading in Hokersar wetland of Kashmir Himalaya was monitored from November 2000 to october 2001. The compound water budget showed a substantial (91 percent) input from various surface inflows and just 9 per cent through precipitation.

Proposed bill may imperil West Bengal s waterbodies

Bangladesh jittery over India’s river linking scheme

Digital processing of the IRS-1D LISS-III image revealed a highly degraded state of the Kolleru lake.

The Ugandan government has gazetted the wetlands of Kampala to safeguard the sites from encroachment by the urban population. The National Environment Management Authority (nema) has decided that

indian scientists have discovered a novel microorganism in salty marshlands, which has the potential to absorb nitrogen an essential plant nutrient from the atmosphere and make it available to crops. In addition, the microbe can help plants extract ph

This war ravaged country is heading for a disaster

This report contains the proceedings of the fourth national workshop on environment statistics held on 22-23 April 2003 at Shillong. The workshop focused on harmonization of the framework for environmental accounting in India based on the system of integrated environment and economic accounting and identification of data requirement for environmental management.

Kheechan village on the edge of the Thar desert lies on the migration route of demoiselle cranes travelling from their breeding grounds in Eurasia to bask in India s milder winter. In late September, the first flocks take to the skies from the plateaus, s

On biosafety bandwagon: Paying heed to the growing concern about the efficacy of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), India has finally ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. The treaty is