According to NITI Aayog, Chennai and 20 other Indian cities could have no access to drinking water by 2030. Mismanagement and land degradation are colliding with climate change.
Pallikaranai wetland is the only surviving wetland ecosystem of the city of Chennai. Yet everyday, 2,000 tonnes of waste are dumped into its marshes.
There is still scope for recovery, but only if the degradation is stemmed now.
Adambakkam Lake ought to offer a much needed place for flood water to drain into during the monsoon. However, due to a neglect which extends for nearly a decade, Adambakkam Lake, a once pristine lifeline, now resembles a swamp.
Sampangi Lake represents a story of how a beautiful lake (which once supported several different communities) was lost and what we can learn from this.
By Lucy Gibson Bellandur Lake, is located in the densely populated city of Bangalore. Once a healthy lifeline for its surrounding residents, both human and non-human, on the evening of 16th February 2017, Bellandur Lake caught fire. But, how can that be? Water extinguishes not fuels fire, right? Previously, Bellandur Lake was one of theContinue reading “A Tale of Fire and Water: Bellandur Lake”