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.

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…

Ecology
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.…

Ecology
Halt Hokersar

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

Ecology
Beautiful Wasteland

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

Ecology
Wonder Spring?

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

Ecology
Vanishing Waters

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

Ecology
Taming The Jhelum

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

Cover Story
Plastic Millionaires

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

Ecology
A Clean Plan

A pilot project launched in Budgam with an aim to tackle household waste at source ended up achieving eighty percent…

Discourse
Feel The Change

by Khursheed Wani On January 18, a 24-year-old skier from Sweden Daniel Naat fell into a deep gorge in Gulmarg…

Ecology
Autumn Angling

With harvest over and the Lidder reporting low discharge, hundreds of youth report to the river and take tons of…

Ecology
The Water Hunger

With modest rains and snow emerging a routine as glaciers disappear, Kashmir is already facing a serious groundwater crisis, reports…

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