Uttarakhand Floods Worsened by Rampant Development in Eco‑Sensitive Areas, Environmentalists Say

The proliferation of hydropower projects in the region increases risk of landslides endangering villages downstream.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Feb 8, 2021
Uttarakhand floods
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.