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[Water] Freshwater under Threat South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying Rivers

by | 22-01-2013 09:35 Comments 29 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



Rising temperatures are fast melting glaciers in the Himalayas, the origin of major rivers flowing across the Indian subcontinent. Reduced river flow can upset water balance for millions. Meanwhile, rapidly swelling glacial lakes can trigger flash floods. Based on Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change report series

29 Comments

  • says :
    Keep up posting good video!
    Posted 25-11-2014 18:00

  • says :
    it's amazing how problems that are called irrelevant in some generations would be the cause of a disaster for upcoming generations. we really need to be much more careful and considerate|!
    Posted 21-11-2014 19:38

  • says :
    This is serious problem not only in Asia but also in Africa
    Posted 18-11-2014 21:07

  • says :
    thanks for the sharing
    Posted 16-11-2014 16:53

  • says :
    I hope we continue to innovate but also take note of the environment in any step we make.
    Posted 14-11-2014 14:50

  • says :
    thanks for the share
    Posted 31-12-2013 20:37

  • says :
    keep up uploading like this
    Posted 31-12-2013 00:12

  • says :
    thank you
    Posted 30-12-2013 02:37

  • says :
    thanks for sharing
    Posted 29-12-2013 18:57

  • says :
    nice thanks for sharing
    Posted 27-12-2013 22:27

  • says :
    very much true facts esp in our context of Nepal
    Posted 27-12-2013 02:11

  • says :
    thanks for the sharing
    Posted 22-12-2013 02:09

  • says :
    save the fresh water that save life
    Posted 17-12-2013 19:36

  • says :
    its a global issue thanks for sharing
    Posted 15-12-2013 00:18

  • says :
    Oh my God,i bet if things like this keep on appearing, our generations to come will suffer a lot due to the shortage of Resources.
    Posted 12-12-2013 15:02

  • says :
    great, thanks for sharing
    Posted 31-08-2013 04:18

  • says :
    GLOF can cause devastating effect to the people living downstream .....Integrated River Basin Approach should effectively implemented
    Posted 24-08-2013 21:48

  • says :
    Time to wake up
    Posted 21-08-2013 17:07

  • says :
    thanks for sharing.Great.
    Posted 13-08-2013 09:06

  • says :
    thank you for great post.
    Posted 13-08-2013 08:36

  • says :
    such a great problems being seen on the water sources
    Posted 21-07-2013 22:54

  • says :
    i'm thrilled to see the impacts of climate change one by one
    Posted 20-07-2013 01:51

  • says :
    a great concern indeed!
    Posted 16-07-2013 22:55

Aaditya Singh

  • Aaditya Singh says :
    Climate change is not something that can be ignored any more.
    Posted 18-06-2013 22:13

  • says :
    Its NOW or NEVER. I'm not sure some thing will be left to pass on to the next gen.
    Posted 17-06-2013 01:29

Rohan Kapur

  • Rohan Kapur says :
    In recent years climate change is alarmingly on the rise
    Posted 17-06-2013 00:11

  • says :
    Alarming threats in our society, how sad to know that our home (Earth) is experiencing these harmful changes.
    Posted 31-03-2013 23:58

  • says :
    Yes, i wish it is not too late...
    Posted 25-02-2013 10:08

Jeonghyun Lee

  • Jeonghyun Lee says :
    Climate change isn't just a fantasy anymore.. We can feel it in almost every part of the world just like the problem in this video :( We must take stronger action to prevent even serious problems.
    Posted 23-02-2013 19:37

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