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Requiem for a people’s river

The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

New Assam government vows to oppose big dams

In a region dotted with large dam projects and public protests against them, the state’s water resources minister says big dams ruin environment, promises to push micro and mini hydro projects instead

Environmental issues seem to have played an important role in the recently concluded assembly elections in the Indian state of Assam. The alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party…Read more

Arunachal hydropower project halted to save black-necked cranes

The decision by the National Green Tribunal is likely to lead to more comprehensive impact assessment studies being conducted for other hydropower projects proposed in Arunachal Pradesh

Hopes have resurfaced on saving the nesting grounds of endangered black-necked cranes in the Naymjang Chhu basin after the tribunal in April suspended the environmental clearance…Read More