TRADITIONAL communities developed ingenious ways of making use of wastewater. And, experts involved in the modern science of ecological engineering can learn a great deal from them. There is a

"The story of the Ganges, from her source to the sea, from old times to new, is the story of India"s civilisation ..." - Jawaharlal Nehru

A voluntary organisation is transforming the lifestyles of villagers by involving women in collective work. The men are also following suit, but not so successfully

Environmental protection will work only if it makes economic sense. And, one good way of making sure it does is by introducing a comprehensive system of environmental taxes.

An NGO is helping residents of a Kanpur slum to get amenities like drinking water, latrines and medical care

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A plan is on to restore the falling population of turtles in the Ganga to keep the waters clean.

While the government has launched GAP to purify the Ganga, individuals like Supreme Court advocate V C Mehta have also played an important part. Mehta has sought the intervention of the apex court to contain Ganga Pollution. According to him, his seven ye