Yale - TERI Workshop on the Yamuna River
A Confluence of Waters,
A Crisis of Need”
January 3-5, 2011
TERI University, Delhi, India
Radha Raman Temple, Vrindaban, India
By Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, and George James
Yamuna River Declaration Resulting from Workshop
Papers for Workshop
Current condition of the Yamuna River - an overview of flow, pollution load and human use
By Deepshikha Sharma and Arun Kansal, TERI University
The status and effects of the Yamuna Action Plan (YAP)
By Deepshikha Sharma and Arun Kansal
How Long is the Life of Yamuna-ji?
By David Haberman
The Yamuna: Recapturing the Connection
By Christopher Key Chapple
The Role of Interdisciplinary and Values-based Approaches to Conserving our Rivers
By Bidisha Kumar
Religion, Science, and Education: A Statement for Discussion
By George A. James
Social movements & saving rivers: What can be learned from the Narmada?
By Harry Blair, Yale University
Models of development – a preliminary inquiry in a Hindu context
Statement of Context
By Ramakrishnan Sitaraman
"India court gives sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers human status"
March 21, 2017
"Ganges and Yamuna rivers granted same legal rights as human beings"
By Michael Safi
March 21, 2017
Indian court judgment about the Ganges and Yamuna rivers
March 20, 2017
"Taj Mahal Under Attack by Bugs and Their Green Slime"
By Nida Najar and Suhasini Raj
New York Times
May 17, 2016
"Can India's Sacred But 'Dead' Yamuna River Be Saved?"
By Julie McCarthy
May 11, 2016
"Khoryug Conference: Gyalwang Karmapa Blesses the Yamuna River"
November 11, 2013
"Yamuna Bachao Yatra to protest at Jantar Mantar to highlight plight of the river"
March 11, 2013
"School of Planning and Architecture team confers with DM on Vrindavan master plan"
By Jagannath Poddar
June 27, 2011
"Jairam Ramesh takes up Ganga crusader's cause"
By Nitin Sethi
Times of India
June 18, 2011
"Direct action against Ganga mining mafias: Jairam"
June 15, 2011
"India Aims $1 Billion at Sacred but Filthy Ganges"
By Nida Najar
New York Times
June 14, 2011
"The Yamuna River: India’s Dying Goddess"
By Richard Conniff
The Journal of the Yale School Forestry & Environmental Studies
"Save Yamuna Movement picking up momentum"
April 23, 2011
"Movement to save the Yamuna gains momentum"
By Brij Khandelwal
Indian News Post
March 1, 2011
“The Economy of Water Transfers in the Religious Ecology of Contemporary Vrindavan”
By Gerald T. Carney
Journal of Vaishnava Studies (Vol. 19)
“The Message from the Glaciers”
By Oville Schell
The New York Review of Books
May 27, 2010
“Dwindling groundwater resources in northern India, from satellite gravity observations”
By V. M. Tiwari, J. Wahr, and S. Swenson
Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 36
September 17, 2009
“Satellite-based estimates of groundwater depletion in India”
By Matthew Rodell, Isabella Velicogna, & James S. Famiglietti
Nature (Vol. 460)
August 20, 2009