Traditional bamboo mat for water conservation and fishing

Ancient Water Conservation Methods in India

How Traditional Knowledge can Save us from Water Scarcity Water conservation in India is not a new concept. One of the earliest sites of the Indus Valley civilisation, Dholavira in the Gujarat state has well documented storage reservoirs in the form of lakes to collect30

Are We Heading Towards Water Rationing?

Water covers nearly 71% of the total surface of our planet, making it valuable and indispensable in every respect for the survival of life. More than half of our bodies, too, are composed of water. Our cells subsist in this aqueous medium, proving sustainability is30

Tigris River

NASA Study Reveals Alarming Loss of Water in Middle East

A recent NASA study revealed that Middle East lost quantity of freshwater which is almost the size of Dead Sea because of poor management, increasing demand of groundwater as well as the after-effects of 2007 drought. The NASA study researched on the data over a30

Israel, Jordan, Palestinians signed Red Sea-to-Dead Sea Deal

Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have signed a historic water-sharing initiative at the World Bank in Washington that could protect the Dead Sea from rising demand for water in the region. The agreement was signed by Israeli Energy Minister Silvan Shalom, Shaddad Attili, head of30

Water scarcity and India

If the next world war happens; it may well be triggered by water scarcity across the continents. It has been already found that the third of the world is suffering from water shortages.  Increasing demand for water with rapidly growing rate of population, inadequate rainfall,30