Tag Archives: Lakes

Battles for the commons

We need water, electricity, roads, buildings, materials to make the things we like and the industries that make them.  ‘Development’, however, has claimed an enormous human and environmental cost.  Not just because dams and roads and buildings are not possible … Continue reading

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Vanishing waters

A few days ago, newspapers in Bangalore carried a rather shocking news report – Bellandur lake, the city’s largest water body, caught fire.  The lake has also been Bangalore’s largest dumping place for sewage.  Methane that built up over months … Continue reading

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