Watch that drop now! Water has always been known as the source of all life. However, polluted water in the supply has now started killing citizens in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The NCERT campus in South Delhi was recently hit with such an episode where scores of people […]
An installation modeling water scarcity on World Water Day at Dilli Haat.
The debate on water privatization is an ongoing debate of public interest not only in India but globally as well. Supporters of privatization argue that water should be viewed as an economic good and hence commoditized. However, as recently as in 2010, the United Nations has recognized the right to water as a basic human right.
Toxics Link, in collaboration with India International Centre (IIC), invites all to a Public Lecture on “Water Scarcity in Delhi – Soaring demand or Mismanagement?” at India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi on 7th August, 2012. The panelists for the lecture are: Himanshu Thakkar (South Asia Network on […]
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 12 (starting March 19, 2012) 2012.
If we are what we eat, and some of what we eat comes from farming on the Yamuna River floodplains, then we are pretty much what the status of river Yamuna in Delhi is! The vegetables and produce grown on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi is largely irrigated by the river water which accumulate toxic chemicals.
Delhi Greens calls the citizens of Delhi to come together and take the BE WATER WISE pledge at Dilli Haat, Pitampura on the occasion of World Water Day 2011.
One Water, One World The importance of water for life and environment has always been felt even before man appeared on this Planet. For life itself evolved in water and would not have come about, as we know it today, without it. Water is being harvested in India since the […]
The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has joined hands with the Ministry of Power to announce a painting competition on Water Conservation. This competition will be conducted on the parameters similar to the ongoing competition of Bureau of Energy Efficiency to hunt for India’s Energy Efficiency Star. The method of […]
Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a global discussion and driving collective action. This year, a world wide survey was conducted to select one topic […]
Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series Traditional Water Systems of Delhi – New Challenges “A little water is a sea to an ant.” An ecosystem is made up of many small parts, which could be erroneously thought of as insignificant. Within the intersection of mega scale urban planning […]
In order to check the continued abstraction of ground water leading to severe depletion of ground water resource in the National Capital, the Lt. Governor of Delhi has issued an order, through the Dept. of Environment, GNCT, that no person, group, authority, association or institution shall draw ground water through […]