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H2Woes: India’s water crisis: a warning to the world

The Indian state of Punjab is undergoing a severe water crisis. Once an agricultural leader in India, it’s now turning into a desert. Farmers and other rural dwellers are going bankrupt over the need to pay for water delivered from other regions. In this drastic situation, the number of suicides has skyrocketed, but the authorities …Read more »

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No ordinary drought: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive

Two successive crop failures have brought the poor of Bundelkhand to the brink. The soil is too arid to plant the winter crop of wheat and families have begun to cut down on meals. http://scroll.in/article/728561/watch-these-stunning-time-lapse-videos-made-from-photos-online Supriya Sharma  · Dec 03, 2015 · 09:15 am Photo Credit: Supriya Sharma While her grandson Sultan nibbles on a …Read more »