Water

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum 2017 Photo Credit: Jeevan, Courtsey Pixabay

The distinctive richness of the Eastern Himalayas can be attributed to its colorful biodiversity, numerous niche ecosystems, and vibrant communities. Understanding the dynamics, structure, and functioning of these systems adds an enormous complexity to not only their conservation and restoration, but also in engaging stakeholders and finding innovative long-term solutions.

Firms pledge to cut back on guzzling

In another 10 years, India will be very , very thirsty . By 2030, water supply will be just enough to meet only half the country's demand. Agriculture consumes 88% of India's overall water currently , but industry and households will be the big guzzlers, accounting for 54% and 85% of incremental demand by 2025 and 2050.

EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening that its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites containing detailed climate data and scientific information.

Namami Brahmaputra

Namami Brahmaputra
Namami Brahmaputra

Presenting the much-awaited theme song for NamamiBrahmaputra - the biggest river festival of India.
A soulful tribute to the river Brahmaputra, considered to be the son of lord Brahma. Created by Assam's very own Papon and sung by renowned artists of India, the song is a musical celebration of one of the greatest rivers of the world. 

P.J. Simmons : Waterspeak in Naturenomics™5.0

P.J. Simmons, Chair, Corporate Eco Forum

Business risks relating to rising water scarcity are rapidly escalating worldwide.

Naina Lal Kidwai : Waterspeak in Naturenomics™5.0

Naina Lal Kidwai, Director, HSBC Asia Pacific and Chairman, India

Lack of access to water has serious implications on the life and health of women. Addressing this lack of access requires a mutli-pronged approach that will address issues of availability, quality, access and wastewater disposal.

Mark R. Tercek : Waterspeak in Naturenomics™5.0

Mark R. Tercek, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature

As our population and economies grow, already-stressed water sources will face unprecedented pressure.

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