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  • Drying rivers in India

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt and rivers to dry up in India. Almost all rivers in the country, and some it shares with its neighbours, are drying up due to overextraction, pollution and climate change.

  • Waiting for daily water supply

    Thousands of people across Delhi, particularly those in the slums, do not have a piped water connection. They wait everyday for a water tanker run by DJB to fill up their pots and pans.

  • Pollution in the name of religion

    Religious and social ceremonies, in which people throw all kind of things in water, are among main causes of pollution of water sources in India.

  • Degrees of Thirst: The World’s Water Supply

    Degrees of Thirst: The World’s Water Supply

Why forests should take centre stage during the water decade

Only a tiny fraction of national biodiversity plans consider the impact of forests on water supply, and only a fraction of national water plans place ecosystems at their centre.