Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.

This Family Did Not Send Their Children to School, but Taught Them by Creating a Forest

They built check-dams in the watershed, dug percolation-pits and mulched heavily to prevent soil erosion and to conserve water.

Farm ponds that dot parched Marathwada may deplete groundwater in the long run

Farm ponds can lead to privatization of water by a few, and when dug on a large scale, these schemes ignore the carrying capacity of the watershed.

How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans

"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."

Will citizen technology rescue Bengaluru’s lakes in 2019?

The kit includes instructions to test water for nitrate, phosphate, chlorophyll, dissolved oxygen and fluoride content, using the reagents provided.

Reviving Himalayan Springs essential for climate adaptation

Addressing forests-water-people-climate links wisely, comprehensively and expeditiously is crucial to our long-term wellbeing, if not survival.

How Assam’s four ponds kept the city from sinking, till now

Guwahati can combat the urban flooding problem by urgently revitalizing these ponds along with hundreds of other ponds and channels.

Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’

The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.

How a Spring Revival Scheme in India’s Sikkim Is Defeating Droughts

51 springs and four lakes in 20 drought-prone Gram Panchayats of Sikkim have been revived so far

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