If we know when and where forest fires are likely to occur in India, then why is managing them such a challenge for communities and the Forest Department?
Colonial forestry in Uttarakhand excludes forest dwellers like the Van Gujjars from forest management, making them doubly vulnerable to raging forest fires.
A place-based curriculum in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can not only ignite individual student potential—but the value of local ecosystems as well.
“I have been here for 20 years... I know everything!” exclaims Deepak, without a hint of doubt in his voice. Although it hasn’t quite...