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The Living Planet Report 2012

Living Planet Report 2012

By Bhavani Prakash   If you imagine Planet Earth having a routine health check, the Living Planet (LPR) report would be its biennial diagnostic report. The study is a science based analysis of the state of the planet – the health of our forests, rivers and oceans, as well as the impact of humans. Dr […]

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June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Behaviour Change/Activism,Biodiversity,Climate Change,Growth/Sustainable Development,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

The Waters of the Third Pole: Water crisis in Asia

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by Bhavani Prakash There’s a native American proverb that says, “No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.”   Even the wise indigenous peoples of America could not have foreseen the kind of rapid changes in climate and developmental pressures that have altered the scenarios.  The Third Pole is thus […]

May 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Growth/Sustainable Development,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

Sick Water: UNEP Report

Sick Water UNEP report

On a planet where less than 1% of the water is fresh drinking water, the way we use water to dump different wastes speaks of large scale mismanagement of this precious resource. The term “waste water” or “sick water” refers to water in which all kinds of waste, both dissolved and suspended have been thrown in : domestic effluents (black and grey water), effluents […]

May 1st, 2010 | Posted in Water/Marine Life | Read More »

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