Greater flamingos at a local wetland in the west-central Indian city of Indore.
Greater Flamingos Greater flamingos at a local wetland in the west-central Indian city of Indore. © Faizan Khan/TNC Photo Contest 2019

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Dream Not Too Distant","description":"The Nature Conservancy has been engaging with local communities and working closely with state authorities since 2017 to undertake and facilitate cost-effective and pragmatic restoration activities for the River Narmada.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/dream-not-too-distant/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"TNC has been engaging with local communities and working with state authorities to undertake and facilitate restoration of the River Narmada.","articleDate":"Jun 24, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Initiative","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["river restoration","habitat restoration","conservation 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Resilience in Times of COVID-19","description":"At the Conservancy, we are currently focused on changing mindsets and building capacities of the very communities that are the worst affected by the vagaries of droughts and are most directly dependent on nature for their well-being.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/drought-resilience-covid-19/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Droughts make many families especially vulnerable to pandemics like COVID-19 precisely because they don’t have running water in their taps.","articleDate":"Mar 22, 2020","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["people and nature","community conservation","conservation work","water 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Silver Lining Amid Northwest India’s Thick Smog","description":"While stubble burning prevails, some farmers are championing a “greener revolution” through use of the Happy Seeder.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/silver-lining-northwest-india-smog/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Crop residue burning has drastically increased air pollution levels to a point where governments have declared it a public health emergency for the fourth consecutive year.","articleDate":"Nov 27, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Opportunity","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["sustainable agriculture","agriculture","conservation 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Water Risks and Lessons for the World","description":"Look at any global map of water scarcity risk, and India leaps to the fore. Nowhere is this challenge more acute than here—a country that supports 18% of the world’s population with just 4% of the world’s freshwater resource.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/india-water-risks-lessons/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Sustainable access to fresh water is a key focus area for The Nature Conservancy in India.","articleDate":"Nov 27, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["water security","water conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["India"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=300&hei=225&scl=2.1777777777777776","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=300&hei=225&scl=2.1777777777777776","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.8166666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.8166666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=600&hei=450&scl=1.0888888888888888","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.8166666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/indias-water-risks-and-lessons-for-the-world.jpg?crop=473,0,653,490&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.4083333333333333"}},{"title":"Knowledge is Power","description":"Given that droughts are recurring all too frequently in a world of rapidly changing climate, the need of the hour is to build the capacity of communities to proactively manage their water needs, so that they can ensure adequate water for themselves in the face of drought.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/knowledge-is-power/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"TNC is working to build the capacity of communities to proactively manage their water needs, so that they can ensure adequate water for themselves in the face of drought.","articleDate":"Nov 27, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Initiative","geoLocationTag":[],"topicTag":["water security","water conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["India"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.337777777777778","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.337777777777778","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.6266666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.6266666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.168888888888889","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.6266666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/india/india-groundwater-management.jpg?crop=332,0,1301,976&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.8133333333333334"}},{"title":"When Cloudless Skies Impact India’s Water Security","description":"This year again, if there are clouds anywhere, they can be seen only in the eyes of the farmers. In Harsule village, water scarcity takes material shape in the form of containers of different scales.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/when-cloudless-skies-impact-indias-water-security/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"The Nature Conservancy is focused on partnering with communities to sustain water security in the midst of prolonged drought.","articleDate":"Jul 08, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["climate adaptation","climate change","conservation work","water security","water conservation","water 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Communities to Become Stewards for Conservation","description":"Restoring River Narmada and its banks for people and nature.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/empowering-communities-to-become-stewards-for-conservation/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"The Nature Conservancy is working with communities to improve 3 km of Narmada’s riverbanks by planting and nurturing native plants.","articleDate":"Jul 02, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Success","geoLocationTag":["India","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["community conservation","conservation work","river restoration","habitat 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Grapples With the Worst Drought Conditions in Nearly Six Decades","description":"Stories of survival have become common this summer, as India grapples with the worst water crisis nearly six decades.","link":"https://www.tncindia.in/what-we-do/stories-in-india/india-worst-drought-six-decades/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Suman Sitaram Gulve from Maharashtra is among millions struggling to meet their basic water needs this summer, as India faces one of its worst water crises in history.","articleDate":"Jul 02, 2019","articleAuthor":null,"contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":[],"topicTag":["climate change","conservation work","water 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