environmental degradation

The rise of extremes

Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.

| Dec 04, 2020

Oiled sanctuary

Why the Sundarban oil spill was a disaster waiting to happen.

Hunger for Tibet

The latest book on Tibet’s environmental degradation shows how any attempt to save the plateau’s ecosystem must come from within China.

| Mar 08, 2015

Dolphin of the Ganga

Once the susu was found along the entire stretch of the Ganga system in the plains, but now it is limited to pockets where the flow is large and pollutants sufficiently diluted.

| Oct 01, 2002

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