Sustainable development Africa

Looking for Answers: Africa’s Search for Development

Written by Philip DeweyiChanges in power structures and economic boundaries are creating a more decentralized and interconnected world. Africa is the epitome of this...
The Kavoor Sewerage Treatment Plant is located in Mangalore, India. The facility treats wastewater before releasing it safely into a nearby river or to industrial parks where it is reused.

From Waste to Water: How Recycling Wastewater Kills Many Birds with One Stone

Humanity is at a point where indiscriminate use and pollution of water has reached a tipping point. Increasing water scarcity will not only limit...
Goa Crisis

Go, Goa, Gone: Understanding Goa’s Crisis

Written by Kanishk SrinivasanGoa is undergoing a major identity crisis. The State has been earmarked for activities such as mining, a massive port-expansion, river...
India Water

Reshaping India’s Development Strategy: The Importance of Water Security

Co-authored by Pragya Gupta & Gopika Kumaran India fails to provide 63 million of its citizens with access to safe, clean water. The water in...

Of Governance and Garbage

Written by Ahan Bezbaroa With rousing revelations, such as the IPCC’s recent Special Report that identified 1.5 degrees Celsius as the limit to which the...
“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

“Tibet Be Dammed!”, Says China. But At What Cost?

Written by Rohan ParikhTibet’s glacier-fed rivers are the single largest runoff source in the whole world. It holds the Hindu Kush Himalayan ice sheet,...
The Bastion

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...
Indian Truck Polluting

Highway to Help: India’s Trucking Predicament

Research by Aditya Vikram Written by Tanvi MehtaIndia’s trucking industry relies on heavy-freight trucks for 65% of its activity. While they are the most efficient...
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Oil on Troubled Waters: The Environmental Impact of Proposed Oil Drilling in Alaska

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan, Gopika Kumaran and Sunalika SinghThe Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been a political battleground between environmentalists and (politically backed)...
Sparrow on a Ledge

The Case of the Missing Sparrows: What can be done?

Here’s a haunting question to ask yourself: when was the last time you saw a House Sparrow fluttering about in your balconies or even...

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