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Wilderness Conservation and a Flawed Imagination of Nature

Many of us have been sharing videos and photographs of “nature coming back” in the wake of the COVID-19 induced lockdown of normal human...

Monsoon Mayhem: No Rehabilitation for Evicted Residents of Himachal’s Chetru

Photographs by Yogesh Upadhyay Come June, the monsoon ventures into the subcontinent and India welcomes it with open arms. But for Najuki and her husband,...

Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village in Maharashtra During...

This is not what a haat or a weekly market should look like: the place is not bustling with people buying and selling produce,...
The Bastion

Noah’s Gene Bank: New Directions for Wildlife Conservation

Written by Tanay Gokhale Researched by Avantika Bunga   Phrases such as ‘global warming’ and ‘climate change’ feature in mainstream media discourse on the daily. Environmental...

From Predators to Prey: The Disappearance of Sharks From Indian Waters

Editor's note: This article contains imagery of animal meat being cut. Reader's discretion is advised. Sunlight glints off the large knife as it arcs through...

Reimagining Conservation in the Global South

This is the second instalment of a two-part series released in collaboration with Dakshin Foundation on conservation in the Global South. Click here to...

How ‘Development’ in Jharkhand Contributed to a Water Crisis

As the Prime Minister declared a 21-day nationwide lockdown on the eve of 24th March, following WHO’s guidelines, the Ministry of Health and Family...
Big Eater? Ignorant Towards Global Warming? Expect Less Food on Your Plate

Ignorant Towards Climate Change? Expect Less Food in the Years to Come.

Researched by Aditya Vikram Written by Sourya Reddy  India has an almost never-ending list of the economic and social challenges it faces, and large doubts have...
Cauvery Catchment Area

A Zero Sum Game: the State(s), the People and River Cauvery

Written by Chirag Chinnappa  On Friday, the Supreme Court’s much-awaited decision on the Cauvery water-sharing dispute was accepted as a “balanced verdict” by Karnataka officials....

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....