Birdwatching along the Betwa: Abundance threatened by Developmental Activities, Sand Mining

Birdwatching while walking along the Betwa: Abundance of resident and migratory birds stands threatened by Developmental Activities and rampant Sand Mining.

Tracing origins – Walking along the Ken

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] When heading out on an adventure like walking along a river, it is standard practice to look at satellite imagery (topographic map prints till very recently) of the area of interest to chart out an informed plan of action. In preparation of our walk along the River Ken, we decided to do the sameContinue reading “Tracing origins – Walking along the Ken”

Downstream Extinctions – Mahakali River

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Pancheshwar dam is proposed to be taller than any dam currently standing on earth. It also happens to be the dam that might impound the still free Mahakali river, the last Himalayan river that still flows free from source to confluence. There have been various reports about the many technical issues with the constructionContinue reading “Downstream Extinctions – Mahakali River”

City Water Walks – Ahmedabad

(This is a guest blog by Renu Desai, Dipani Sutaria, Mansi Shah & Vrushti Mawani, who are taking the lead for the Ahmedabad leg of our City Water Walks initiative.)   When Akshay got in touch with us about doing a city walk in Ahmedabad that would concur with Siddharth’s walk along the Ganga, we were immediatelyContinue reading “City Water Walks – Ahmedabad”