Environment

Development and the Environment

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Fighting for the Future: Young Voices in the Climate Change Battle

Photographed & Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  Dusshera is around the corner. In that spirit, on a sunny morning last Friday, a life size Raavan made...

The Green Frontier: Sustainable Housing in India

Written by Arnab Chakraborty The conversations around climate change and greenhouse gas emissions have gained momentum in the last few years. So, let’s test your...

Kolkata’s ‘Environmental Subsidy’ is in Danger

Written by Arnab Chakraborty  Peri-urban Kolkata, to the East of the city, is dotted with several water-bodies, farms, and stinky canals. This same site is...

In Today’s Weather Report: Climate Change Is Impacting Forced Human Migration

Written by Ayush Jain  In spite of growing concerns raised by climate scientists regarding human-induced climate change, climate change skeptics continue to refute glaring evidence....

In Her Opinion: Neha Sinha on Conserving Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Even though it’s right under everyone's noses, not everyone develops a connection with the ecology surrounding them. But for Neha Sinha (NS), growing up...
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50 Shades of Blue (Economy)

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Aarathi Ganesan   In-Depth  For many developing countries, economic growth is facilitated by a booming manufacturing sector. Yet, in light of increasing...

Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”

Mohandas Gandhi (MG): “Modiji, did I hear correctly? On 24th April you said that the biggest lesson of the COVID-19crisis is to move towards...
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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...

How Durga Puja in Kolkata Can Serve as a Site for Promoting Sustainability

One cannot undermine the power of cultural phenomena for addressing audiences that most forms of messaging cannot capture.

How Does India See Her Oceans?

Most of our “blue v/s economy” contests stem from the fact that climate change is making the ocean more unknown to us than before.