Limca Book of Records recognises UP's Banda for water conservation efforts
Greater Noida, September 5 (India Science Wire): Degradation of land, which leads to the process of desertification, is not limited to arid and semi-arid areas but is also visible in high altitude regions that get very little rainfall and are known as cold deserts.
Worldwide, the demand for energy has risen significantly and quickly, leading to serious impacts on environmental sustainability and hindering global efforts to mitigate climate change. Hydropower, a leading renewable option has the additional benefits of water storage for agriculture and other uses.
Himalayan states demand green bonus and separate ministry from Centre
India's water situation alarming
The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) cover 3500 kms across eight countries namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan.
Out of 41 study points, the Ganga clean only at the Haridwar barrage location: CPCB
Centre notifies minimum e-flow for the Ganga river
Nearly 30 percent of springs in the Himalayas are drying up: Niti Ayog