Environment

Development and the Environment

Seeking Rural Futures in the Northeast by Rethinking ‘Development vs Forests’

In the North East Region of India, forests have long been a site of struggle between people seeking to profit off its rich biodiversity...
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India At COP26: “The World’s Best Last Chance to Get Runaway Climate Change Under...

Shikha Bhasin and Bhasker Tripathi explain the past, present, and future of India’s climate negotiations at the Conference of the Parties.
Forest Conservation Actvideo

What is the future of India’s forests? Explaining the proposed Forest Conservation Act...

Decoding the new recommendations to the Forest Conservation Act (FCA), 1980, and its impact on our forests and forest-dependent communities.

A Point of No Return? Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Strains Nomadic Pastoralism in Rajasthan

This article is the final instalment of our series on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns impacted the livelihoods of three Indian...

The Hits and Misses of the Pusa Capsule, the Delhi Government’s Solution to Stubble...

As the Delhi Government pushes the Pusa decomposer as a successful alternative to stubble burning, New Delhi's farmers highlight its hits and misses.

The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas

Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.

Achieving Sustainable Development by Accelerating Gender Equality

Gender Equality is the lever for achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

The Impacts of Unsustainable Iron Ore Mining on Redi, The Last Village on Maharashtra’s...

While mining has brought with it economic prosperity, it has negatively impacted the health of Redi’s residents, and the ecology of this biodiverse region.

Behind the “Green” Rationale of Evictions

84,000 Indians were forced out of their homes for “ostensible environmental” reasons in 2020, but there may be more at play here than conservation measures.
Sangharsh Ke Sangeet: Songs of the Narmada Bachao Andolanvideo

Sangharsh ke Sangeet: Songs of the Narmada Bachao Andolan

Edited by Manasi Nene Historically, music has been an important tool in social movements and protests. Especially in environmental movements, music has been used to...