Browsing: Ecology

This section is a window to the happenings and challenges that Jammu and Kashmir’s fragile ecology faces. It tackles water bodies, forests, flora and fauna, wild life, weather and impact of developmental activities on mother nature.

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Understanding Karnah

In news for the cross border shelling, more than seventy thousand people live in Karnah, which has historically remained a…

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Law of The Jungle

Demolition of numerous “illegal” seasonal hutments of the nomadic tribes across Kashmir and Jammu by the authorities has triggered an…

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A 100-Lake Record

Pushed into nature by the melancholic hypnosis at Tosamaidan, Mahmood Ahmad spent 15 years trekking and hiking to document Kashmir’s 100 high…

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Showcasing An Extinction

The fossil abundant Kashmir has a vast potential of becoming the subject matter of global understanding of the last recorded…

Ecology A view of Dal Lake.
Work In Progress

A chain of conservation schemes were launched to revive Dal Lake’s lost glory. Equipped with the latest contraption and expert…

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Snow Bites

As Kashmir was heading towards completing 100 days under restrictions and lockdown, an early snowfall pushed the Valley into yet…

Agriculture KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Spewing Black

Quick cash was the key factor for hundreds of farmers in Budgam to lease their lands to brick kiln owners.…

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Halt Hokersar

Though the project is in its final stage of implementation to reduce the de-siltation, the famous Hokersar wetland requires immediate…

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Beautiful Wasteland

As Kashmir invests heavily in infrastructure and promotion to improve the visitor footfalls to resurrect the ailing hospitality sector, Shams…

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Wonder Spring?

A Facebook video showing a spring in a non-descript south Kashmir village following kid’s commands to make its water rise…

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Vanishing Waters

Farmers are fast switching over to cash crops, abandoning traditional rice cultivation. But those who still grow the paddy lack…

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Taming The Jhelum

Barring public thinking and rooftop shouting on flood management, nothing much has happened to address the concerns of the Jhelum…

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Plastic Millionaires

The ever-increasing consumption is massively throwing heaps of plastic, iron and paper packaging almost everywhere in urban and peripheral Kashmir.…

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