Rivers

Missing connections

Girja Kumar’s book on the Indus and the cultures tied to it obscures a tremendous wealth of interconnected histories and beliefs.

| Apr 08, 2013

Hungry water

Any change made to a river alters the structure of the entire system. In the Himalaya in particular, the consequences of doing so are just as great.

| Mar 27, 2009

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