Restoring Damaged Rivers

Few things have such a fundamental impact on a river as a dam or culvert. River restoration brings rivers back to life by removing dams, replacing culverts, and restoring floodplains. We manage projects, train others, and work on state/federal policies to improve the practice of river restoration.   Removing Dams Few things have such a [...]

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Dead-quiet, flows the Indus

Dead-quiet, flows the Indus By Sarang Mangi "Dams beside their economic significance have severe social and environmental impacts. Poor, powerless and marginalised ethnic minorities whose livelihood depends on the continuous flow of Indus will suffer the most." It is often said that the man who pulls the lever that breaks your neck should be a [...]

پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں

پہلے 91 کے معاہدے پر تو عمل کرائیں جی این مغل     اکتوبر 7، 2018 دریائے سندھ کے پانی کی تقسیم کے سلسلے میں تنازعات برصغیر کی تقسیم سے پہلے کے ہیں۔ غالباً 1920سے یہ سلسلہ جاری ہے۔ ایک مرحلے پر سندھ کے ساتھ سرائیکی بیلٹ کی ریاست بہاولپور نے بھی خاص طور پر [...]

Survival of the Indus delta

Survival of the Indus Delta By Nasir Ali Panhwar It is alarming to note that some specialised organisations and individuals describe the flow of river water into the sea as a waste. All over the world rivers flow into seas and efforts are made to ensure substantial flow is maintained throughout the year to protect [...]

دریا کا درد کون سمجھے؟

دریا کا درد کون سمجھے؟   اختر حفیظ انگریزی ادب کے مشہور ناول نگار جوزف کونریڈ نے اپنے ناول "ہارٹ آف ڈارکنیس" میں کانگو ندی کو بیان کرتے ہوئے لکھا ہے کہ "اس سانپ نے مجھے موہ لیا"۔ دنیا کے تمام دریا سانپ کی طرح لہراتے اور بل کھاتے پانی کے ایسے بہاؤ ہیں، جو [...]

An SOS appeal to save the Indus Delta

By Hafeez Tunio KARACHI: Once one of the richest landlords living in the Indus Delta area of Thatta district, Gulab Shah is now struggling to survive following the erosion of his 300 acres of fertile land by the sea. Shah alongside many other victims have been protesting on various forums to release river water in the [...]

The dam controversy

  By Mushtaq Rajpar We need to have a rational discourse on the management and distribution of water resources in the country. It appears that some outside the Sindh view the province’s point of view on dams as politically stubborn and irrational and without ground. Punjab’s populist stand on dams is a form of mob [...]