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South Asian Studies

This guide offers a set of resources available to Brown users covering the region of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Burma, Bangladesh, Bhutan and parts of Central Asia).

Internet Resources on SA environmentalism

Environmentalism in South Asia:
Selected Internet Resources

Biodiversity, Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering


Governmental agencies

Organizations & movements

Pollution & pesticides

  • Clean Energy Nepal, a variety of publications and research reports on air quality and pollution
  • Pesticide Action Network (Asia), including information on sustainable agriculture, pesticides, safe food, women in agriculture, transnational corporations.
  • Toxicslink, a New Delhi-based site on the health effects of pesticides, water quality, medical and hazardous waste.

Sustainable development

Water & dams