India News - Mountain regions

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October 14, 2015
Men, women and mountains: Gender inclusive development
Perspectives that aren't the norm must be examined while talking about gender-related development in the mountain regions.
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September 30, 2015
Ice Stupas: Water conservation in the land of the Buddha
As Ladakh faces water scarcity, the Ice Stupa project aims to overcome this in an innovative manner--through the making of vertical ice mountains.
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August 2, 2015
Groundwater: It's not a source, it’s a resource
Nawraj Pradhan from ICIMOD explains how they are looking at the challenge of drying springs in the Kailash landscape from different angles -- ecological, cultural and physiographic.
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April 13, 2015
Hidden waters in Panhalgarh Fort
Have a glimpse at how water, food and natural defense were an integral part of this fort built in the Sahyadri mountains, northwest of Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
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February 16, 2015
Studying springs: A matter of life and death
Mountain dwellers across India are learning hydrogeology in a bid to save their dying springs. In the process, they are also revolutionizing their lives.