Upcycling Project Protects the Ganges from Pollution

Many persons know that the Ganges River in India is one of the most polluted water ways in the world. For instance, the river is often contaminated by insecticides and pesticides used to grow the tonnes of flowers that devotees offer at the nearby temples, which is usually dumped into the river afterwards. Yet, Young Champion of the Earth finalist, Ankit Agarwal is making a difference through his upcycling project, HelpUsGreen as noted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

One can click on the following link to get further details on the initiative introduced by Agarwal A colorful solution to flower waste

Water Policy Volume 18 Supplement 1 (2016)

Although one usually comes before two, due to some delivery mix-up, we have just received our print version of the Water Policy journal Volume 18 Supplement 1 (official Journal of the World Water Council), after the Supplement 2.

Topics discussed in this issue include water resources management, water pricing, water governance, water rights and river pollution, among others.

 

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Water Policy Journal Volume 18 Supplement 1

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