H K Barman

THE SWEDISH city of Malmo has carefully landscaped an area of about 10,000 ha, which functions as a natural stormwater treatment plant. In Malmo, on the southern Swedish coast, several projects

A high school in the Swedish town of Stensund is an educational centre that can teach the world a lesson on how to manage wastewater.

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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