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Living rivers, dying rivers

Author: Ramaswamy R Iyer
Publisher: New Delhi, India : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramaswamy R Iyer
ISBN: 9780199456222 0199456224
OCLC Number: 920463766
Notes: Contributed articles.
Description: xxii, 475 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: The Yamuna : living or dying? / Brij Gopal --
The Yamuna : an extreme case / Manoj Misra --
The Ganga : a lament and a plea / Rama Rauta --
The Ganga : a trickle of hope / Vinod Tare, Gautam Roy --
The Ganga : pollution abatement strategies : a review of GAP and emerging institutional models / N.C. Narayanan --
The Indus system : changing environment in the Jhelum Basin / Shakil A. Romshoo --
The Brahmaputra and other rivers of the North-East / Chandan Mahanta, Lalit Saikia --
Embanking rivers : the Bagmati in Bihar / Dinesh Kumar Mishra --
The rivers of West Bengal : dying, living / Kalyan Rudra --
The Mahanadi : a great river in distress / Ranjan Kishor Panda --
River as a feminine presence : Godavari in Andhra Pradesh / R. Umamaheshwari --
In search of a living river : a journey across Tamil Nadu / S. Janakarajan --
Between the living and the dying : rivers of Kerala / Latha Anantha --
Karnataka : Cauvery in death throes / Leo F. Saldanha, Bhargavi S. Rao --
Living and dying rivers of the Western Ghats / Pandurang Hegde --
Endangering a heritage : rivers of Maharashtra / Parineeta Dandekar --
The Narmada and other rivers of Gujarat / Himanshu Thakkar --
Caring for our rivers : an overview / Paritosh C. Tyagi --
A law to protect rivers / Manoj Misra --
What hydroelectric projects do to rivers / Ravi Chopra --
Killing a river : failure of regulation / Kelly D. Alley --
Towards a more comprehensive understanding of rivers / Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt --
Afterword / Ramaswamy R. Iyer --
Annexe to Afterword.
Responsibility: edited by Ramaswamy R. Iyer.

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