Thanks to a scientific approach and traditional water conservation practices, farmers in hundreds of drought-prone villages in Rajasthan are now sowing two crops a year, with water now available just three feet under the surface, says Anand Singh
Kusum Dahivalkar, a retired plantation officer in the Social Forestry Department in Nashik, Maharashtra, has made it her mission to inspire people to save and plant trees, and live as close to nature as possible. Surekha Kapa-Bose reports
Thousands of migratory birds have arrived for their annual sojourn at Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam wetlands that is spread over an area of at least 18,000 hectares and extend up to 30,000 hectares in the peak monsoon season, says Vishal Gulati
Executing water conservation projects in over 4,200 locations is no joke. But Ayyappa Masagi has done that and more to save water, says Ruchita S, who drove 119 km to find out why the much honoured man is called a ‘Doctor of Dry Borewells’
A computer engineer by calling, Arundhati Malhar Yatish Mhatre’s heart goes out to birds. Her passion is on display at her seventh floor flat in Mumbai, where winged visitors fly in for breakfast, lunch, dinner and rest, says Afsana Rashid
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