CSE's Rural Water Team visited Rajasthan to understand ideas and politics around sustainability. We explored the northern deserts of Churu to the plateau of Banswara around Gujarat's border in its south. In the middle we encountered a river revival tussle between traditional practices and modern facilities, folk stories of wisdom, new local experiments and undying spirit of the people and more. Here is a snippet.
Government officials and other experts have maintained that the main reason behind outbreak of vector-borne diseases (VBD) is unsanitary surroundings and lack of hygienic conditions. But if the current numbers are anything to go by, that’s not true. So the question on everyone’s mind is: Are any of us safe anymore?
A huge garbage pile reeking of stagnant water and decaying vegetables. Carcass of a dead animal lying next to it. The area is under siege! It’s time for nature’s disaster management squad to swing into action – the scavengers.
The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), is an international body of scientists who work together to synthesize the latest climate research into policy recommendations and guidelines for the public. Presented here are the basic conclusions of the latest IPCC Special Report which talks and warns of extreme weather patterns.