Search Results for: Water

Important lessons for dealing with water deficit due to climate change: Indus Valley Civilization Dholavira & Kalibangan – Western region

Anindya Sarkar, professor of geology and isotope geochemistry at IIT, Kharagpur, was lead researcher of a recent paper published in the Journal of Quaternary Science, on how Dholavira, an Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) site, holds important lessons for dealing with … Continue reading

Posted in Ecology and environment, History, Western region –  Western Zonal Council | Comments Off on Important lessons for dealing with water deficit due to climate change: Indus Valley Civilization Dholavira & Kalibangan – Western region

ePaper & Audio | The Western Ghats are no ordinary ecosystem: They constitute the water tower of peninsular India

Source: Madhav Gadgil and Ligia Noronha, The Hindu, 2 May 2013Date Visited: 12 December 2022 It is certain that Gadgil committee report will find it’s way to the dustbin. The forest had been seized by certain people, who has an advantage … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Audio resources - external, Biodiversity, Commentary, Democracy, eBook eJournal ePaper, Ecology and environment, Figures, census and other statistics, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Government of India, Misconceptions, Nature and wildlife, Press snippets, Quotes, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology | Comments Off on ePaper & Audio | The Western Ghats are no ordinary ecosystem: They constitute the water tower of peninsular India

Video | “Share your groundwater story!”: World Water Day held annually on 22 March – United Nations

GROUNDWATER – MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Out of sight, under our feet, groundwater is a hidden treasure that enriches our lives. Almost all of the liquid freshwater in the world is … Continue reading

Posted in Community facilities, Customs, Eco tourism, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Education and literacy, Health and nutrition, Modernity, Names and communities, Networking, Organizations, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Quotes, Resources, Revival of traditions, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Seasons and festivals, Success story, Tips, Video resources - external, Western Ghats – Tribal heritage and ecology, Western region –  Western Zonal Council, Women | Tagged | Comments Off on Video | “Share your groundwater story!”: World Water Day held annually on 22 March – United Nations

“The North East Indian region has never been an isolated backwater” – Food production and animal domestication since the Neolithic Revolution

“Who lived here?”, “when did they live here?”, “what culture did they have?” and “how did their culture change?” are just some of the questions posed by Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India, a book that probes the origins of … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Archaeology, Biodiversity, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Ethnobotany and ethnomedicine, Health and nutrition, History, Literature and bibliographies, Misconceptions, Music and dance, Names and communities, Press snippets, Seasons and festivals, Seven Sister States & Sikkim – North Eastern Council, Storytelling, Tribal culture worldwide | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on “The North East Indian region has never been an isolated backwater” – Food production and animal domestication since the Neolithic Revolution

Wastewater snow would ruin a mountain considered sacred – Flagstaff (USA)

[R]ivers run through Navajo lands but the water is diverted to golf courses in Phoenix […] while natives lack legal rights to the water and can’t even get plumbing to wash their hands. Source: Janene Yazzie, a Navajo community organizer, … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Customs, Ecology and environment, Health and nutrition, Modernity, Names and communities, Nature and wildlife, Press snippets, Quotes, Tourism, Tribal culture worldwide, Worship and rituals | Tagged , | Comments Off on Wastewater snow would ruin a mountain considered sacred – Flagstaff (USA)