Environment

Development and the Environment

In Pedestrian-Heavy Patna, Crores are Being Invested in Road and Metro Projects Instead

There has been a phenomenal growth in the number of metro rail projects across Indian cities in the last decade, despite hard evidence that...

Jal-Jangal-Jameen ke Geet: An Earful of Environmental Protest Music in India

What makes India's environmental protests songs so unique and remarkable that they are still in use decades after they were first sung?
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Introduction to Environment Law: Module 3

Welcome to the third and final module for our course, Introduction to Environment Law! Go Back to Module 2 | Go Back to Module 1 In...
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Introduction to Environment Law: Module 2

Welcome to Module 2 of Introduction to Environment Law! Go Back to Module 1 | Go Foward to Module 3 In this module, you will understand...
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Introduction to Environment Law: Module 1

What are the sources of Environment law? How are they categorized? How do these sources impact our understanding of the law? 

The Slow But Sure Path to Mitigating India’s Floods

While relief measures dominate India’s flooding disasters, mitigating their effects before they occur usually takes a back seat. Why is this the case?

Unravelling the ‘PPP’ Model Affecting Nomadic Pastoralists in Jammu & Kashmir

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

Moving When the World is Still: The Seasonal Migration of Van Gujjars Amidst a...

Lockdowns and COVID-19 policies within the Protected Areas that Van Gujjars inhabit during the summer have diminished their autonomy over their livelihood.

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.

Can a People’s Biodiversity Register Contribute to Conservation?

PBRs are an opportunity to discuss and incorporate the traditional ecological knowledge of local communities and their socio-natural relationships.