Boundaries don’t protect rivers, people do. — (Brad Arrowsmith, Landowner along the Niobrara National Scenic River, Nebraska) About World Rivers Day World River Day was proposed by Mark Angelo, a resident of Burnaby, Canada after the declaration of the Water for Life decade in 2005 by the United Nations. Mark Angelo is an internationally recognized river […]
Month: September 2018
Van Panchayats to the rescue: Uttarakhand’s unique system of forest management!
The pristine state of Uttarakhand located in Northern India is one of the few states in the country that lies on the Indian Himalayan belt. It is nestled in the foothills of the Himalayan range and is known best for the density of natural resources that the state is gifted with. Rivers, glaciers, forests and […]