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Mapping the Illegal Trade of Wildlife on Social Media

Co-authored by Avantika Bunga and Kartik SundarThe internet’s capacity to enable anonymity has attracted a slew of users who use it for illicit gains....
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Weighing Priorities within India’s Coastal Contests

Co-authored by Kanishk Srinivasan and Pratik Purswani Coastal Regulation Zones (CRZs) attempt to address the vagaries of development along India’s coastline. Before 1991, very little...
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Earth Overshoot Day: Managing the Ecological Bank Balance

Co-authored by Pratheek Rebello and Pratik Purswani Do you know that every year, you end up spending more than you earn?In fact, on the 1st...
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Noah’s Gene Bank: New Directions for Wildlife Conservation

Co-authored by Tanay Gokhale & Avantika Bunga  Phrases such as ‘global warming’ and ‘climate change’ feature in mainstream media discourse on the daily. Environmental degradation...
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Disaster Management in Kerala: Coming up Short and Dirty

Written by Ayushi Ghosh and Tanay Gokhale The floods that ravaged Kerala were ruthless in their destruction. The physical damage to infrastructure is staggering; 11,000...
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Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Energy: Domestic Growth Through Safeguard Duties?

The Indian economy is the fastest growing major economy in the world. With rapid growth comes a rapid increase in energy demands. Given the...
GMO Pears

GMOs and the EU’s Plant Politics

Written by Ishani Pant Mutagenesis is the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism is altered either due to natural circumstances or laboratory...
India Plastic

Recycling India’s Waste Woes: A Two-Pronged Solution

Written by Tanay Gokhale Home to a seventh of the world’s population and a burgeoning, fast-growing economy, India is also home to a waste problem....
India Prison

The Green Mile: Reintegrating India’s Inmates

Written by Aishwarya BirlaPrisons are seen as repositories for those who are aberrations in society, outcasts due to their unlawful acts. The Indian criminal...
India Forests

Forest Development, but at Whose Cost?

Written by Armaan RMIndia became a world-leader in agroforestry when it became the first country to adopt a National Agroforestry Policy, back in 2014....

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