Passing Clearances, Bypassing Consultations

Written by Arpitha KodiveriNestled within the mangroves along the coast of the Bay of Bengal are three panchayats of Gobindpur, Dhinkia, and Nuagaon. Bordered...
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From Japan, with Love

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore At first glance, Japan is a good example for countries that aim to go green. By 2030, the country plans to...
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Why Aren’t We Making Hay as the Sun Shines? Moving to Solar Rooftops

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore with inputs from Arnab ChakrabortyThe view from one of Dwarka’s apartments initially looks like the typical New Delhi skyline. The...

Jheel Ke Kinaare: Crisis in the City of Lakes (Part II)

Filmed by Kartikeya Saxena Last month, we looked at one part of Udaipur's troubled water scenario; how Udaipur is burdened by the ever-increasing number of...
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Redefining the Climate Change Conversation

Written by Rohit NairClimate change is widely regarded as the single biggest crisis threatening our collective future on this planet. A recent report published...
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“It’s Not Our Land to Give”: Tenancy and the Yamuna Floodplain Reservoir Project

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore A herd of buffaloes crosses the muddy path, one of which decides to roll around the expanse of mud he finds...

Yamuna Floodplain Reservoir: Technically Feasible or a Grand Announcement?

Written by Vaishnavi RathoreA recent water stress index has ranked India the 46th highest risk country in the world;11 of India’s 20 largest cities...
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Meghalaya: Finding Local Solutions to India’s Water Crisis

Written by Tarini MongaThis year, Assam, Bihar and most recently, Karnataka are battling floods. Jharkhand, on the other hand, is staring at a drought...
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Jheel Ke Kinaare: Crisis in the City of Lakes (Part I)

Filmed by Kartikeya SaxenaOne of the most popular tourist destinations in the subcontinent, Udaipur is burdened by the ever-increasing number of hotels around the...

Drowning India: Managing Floods in the Brahmaputra Valley

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore July 17th 2019 came with a mixed bag of developments for the Northeast; the escalating waters of river Brahmaputra reached 30.36...


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