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Understanding India: Environmental
This guide provides useful information and links to resources on India.
The following information have been carefully selected for your reference. Some resources may have bias perspectives. Please approach the SMU Libraries (firstname.lastname@example.org ) should you have any doubts or need clarifications.
Learn more about India's "worst water crisis in its history" and how one professor could have a possible solution to this crisis.
Find out how the Yamuna river, stretching 855 miles (1,375km) across the north of the country, turns into one of the filthiest rivers in the world.
This section explores the environmental aspects in India.
India Meteorological Department was established in 1875 -- to take meteorological observations and to provide current and forecast meteorological information for optimum operation of weather-sensitive activities like agriculture, irrigation, shipping, aviation, offshore oil explorations, etc. The organisation also warn against severe weather phenomena like tropical cyclones, norwesters, duststorms, heavy rains and snow, cold and heat waves, etc., which cause destruction of life and property.
Find out how New Delhi’s residents are suffering from the pollution, as the air quality worsens every winter.
India's Environmental Crisis, Unspoken and Unheard
Hear from Vimlendu Jha on his perspectives on sustainability, especially when India is facing an unprecedented ecological crisis.