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40 record(s) found in 'Water Resources and Forestry'

 

The Uttarakhand court’s judgement is an important step in the right direction for ensuring clean rivers, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

There is an urgent need for effective legal and policy framework for improved management of wastewater treatment, say Mr Ankit Tulsyan, Detail Oriented Sustainable Development Professional and Dr Girija K Bharat, Senior Consultant, TERI.

The potential for achieving improved water quality while creating a valuable wildlife habitat has led to a growing interest in the use of constructed wetlands, say Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow and Dr Fayaz Ahmad Malla, Research Associate, Water Resources Division, TERI.

The Teesta river is a highly emotive issue on both sides of the border. There is need for interaction at the level of experts outside the Governments from both countries to demystify the issue, and for the flow-back of suggestions to the respective Governments, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources...

India's history is witness to how well-planned cities of our ancient civilisation were equipped with outstanding systems of water harvesting and drainage, say Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow and Dr Fayaz Ahmad Malla, Research Associate, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Waste water is not just an ecological imperative, it opens up business opportunities as well, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Director, Water Resources division, TERI.

With increased globalization, biological invasion of non-native species into native biodiversity of any bioregion is a threat to cope with, and the consequences of such invasions are being realized increasingly in recent years writes Dr Chetan A Gaonkar, Research Associate, TERI Western Regional Centre, along with co-author Mr AC Anil.

Most rivers in developing countries serve as waste water conduits, contaminated with high loads of pathogenic microorganisms released from sewage, agriculture runoff and other hazardous compounds from industrial effluents, says Ms Kavita Vithal Patil, Research Associate, TERI Southern Regional Centre

Falling in the Indo-Malayan region, Nagaland is a part of a global biodiversity hotspot, says Mr Siddharth S Edake, Associate Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Conservation of wild flora and fauna has been an integral part of Indian history, says Mr Siddharth S Edake, Associate Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

 

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