It is a basic human need -- water! This week, Eco India focuses on solutions how to protect this resource using cleaning technologies and clever water management.
In Delhi's slums, where water is scarce, washing your hands and practicing social distancing are luxuries not everyone can afford. Residents fear further shortages under India's nationwide lockdown.
Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing.
Prolonged droughts and crop failures are causing some Indian villages to empty. For the women and elderly left behind, it's a struggle. As temperatures continue to rise, there's little hope their loved ones will return.
In northern India, falling snow levels and glacial retreat is impacting livelihoods and access to water. DW visited some of these local villages to explore what that means for the lives of people in the region.
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