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Photo feature: Changing face of water use in the Himalayas

As towns in the Himalayas get increasingly crowded and affected by climate change, water supply is becoming a huge issue

Environmental and social changes are impacting the ways in which small towns throughout the Himalayas source and distribute water. A research project in India and Nepal — called Pani, Pahar: Waters of the Himalayas — tried to understand…Read More

India regrows forests to trap carbon emissions

Reforestation efforts have removed 12 billion tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere. How can other countries replicate this success?

Large-scale tree planting efforts in India, China and South Korea have removed more than 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in 20 years, according to new analysis. Examining different afforestation programmes…Read more

Climate change and earthquake link needs more study in India

Although there are some initial indications to link climate change and increased frequency of earthquakes, there is need for further research to check if there is a firm connection between the two

Some seismologists associated with the government of India say that climate change has some influence on occurrence of earthquakes. Others say more research is needed…Read More

Climate change raises earthquake risk

As sea water warms due to climate change, it expands; this rise in volume upsets the balance of tectonic plates, says a new study, adding that the Gangetic delta in South Asia is particularly vulnerable

An earthquake is building up under the Gangetic delta, which could possibly be linked with the rapid rise in global temperatures leading to climate change…Read More