Story by Tom Roberts With most of Maharashtra in the grips of the worst drought since 1972, Mumbaikers eagerly await the monsoon that promises 94% of the city’s annual rain falling between June and September. It is the only respite in another wise dry Mumbai. Every year it is cat-and-mouse game between fast depleting water … Continue reading Securing Supply
The Koli of Mumbai have had brine running through their veins for generations, but the world around them is changing
Kushboo Shrivastav lives in Ganpath Patil Nagar – Mumbai’s second largest slum. Her struggle with water access is uniquely challenging.
Story by Ari Balle-Bowness With their twisted knobbly grey roots and waxy green leaves, Mumbai’s mangroves may not have the romance of Tokyo’s cherry blossoms or the majesty of California’s giant redwoods, but they are by no means less iconic. For thousands of years these wiry sentinels have stood guard along the coastline, weathering the brunt … Continue reading Death of the Mangroves