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CSE Briefing Note: Workshop on Conservation of Lakes

June 11, 2013
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India is organising a day-long meeting on 'Conservation of water bodies in Sri Lanka' in Colombo today.

A tale of two cities

I travelled to two different cities in two different states last week—Indore and Guwahati. I came back with images identified by common distinctions: piles of garbage and glitzy new shopping malls. Is this our vision of urban development? There is no question that cities are imploding; growth is happening faster than we ever imagined. Construction is booming and expansion is gobbling agricultural land.

Restore your lakes and ponds, revisit the public-private-partnership schemes: CSE suggests to Bengaluru

  • New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) releases Excreta Matters, its 71-city study of how Indian urban centres manage their water and sewage.

Churning Still Water - Briefing Paper on Urban Waterbodies

Urban waterbodies play an important role in flood control, groundwater recharge and water supply to help cities adapt to climate change effects.

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Lakes of South India

Ousteri lake, Puducherry
 

NGO

Lakes of South Central India

Ousteri lake, Puducherry
 

NGO

Lakes of South Central India

Saroor Nagar lake, Andhra Pradesh
 

People

Lakes of North India

Dal lake, Jammu and Kashmir
 

People

Syed Mujtaba Hussain

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