The Yamuna, considered Delhi’s lifeline, is in danger. Its waters lack dissolved oxygen, which is necessary for sustaining life in a river’s ecosystem. Waste pickers living along the banks are trying to clean it up.
New Delhi construction is fueling the devastation of India's ancient Aravali Hills, impacting water, desertification and air pollution.
A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature.
Created in a grassroots effort by local residents, a biodiversity park near India's capital New Delhi serves as a green haven for people and wildlife. Now authorities want to build a six-lane highway across it.
Taking a long walk might not seem like an obvious way to stop plastic pollution, but one woman in India is giving it a try. And she's attracting attention.
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