Environment

Development and the Environment

One Act, Three Proposed Amendments, and an Overhaul of India’s Coal Extraction

How do amendments to the Coal Bearing Areas Act affect the forest-dependent communities whose lands and forests would be acquired for mining in India?

The Bolsonaro-Modi Affair: Defining Development this Republic Day

Jair Bolsonaro, as you must have read, is India’s guest for the Republic Day parade, and the third Brazilian President to be invited. Given...

Brazilian Gold has an Environmentally Hazardous Supply Chain, and India is a Part of...

Pico da Neblina, or the “Mist Peak”, is Brazil’s highest mountain peak. For the Yanomami—South America’s largest “relatively isolated tribe” who live within the...

A Vision for Sustainable Consumption in the Future, Rooted in Tradition

This is the final article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: The Paradox in Mumbai

Written by Stuti Pachisia Mumbai is a city of dichotomies: on one hand, it invites thousands of migrants to indulge in its rapid urbanization by virtue...

A Little Less Climate Science, a Lot More Climate Communication

Reports on climate change are not easy to comprehend. This creates a communication gap between scientists and the masses, especially those directly impacted by climate change.
Predictive problems of climate change

Combating Climate Change: Knowing What to Do and When

Researched by Ishita Lohani Written by Ayan Tandon  Despite the multitude of failings associated with Donald Trump’s capabilities as POTUS, he possesses a reputable knack for...

Jheel Ke Kinaare: Crisis in the City of Lakes (Part III)

Filmed by Kartikeya Saxena  In Part III, the final part of the Jheel Ke Kinaare series, we explore the politics of water management in Udaipur. With...

“Our Handwriting May Be Bad, But Our Message is Clear”: Doctors Are Worried About...

What roles can doctors play in communicating the ill effects of air pollution to patients, and can their role go beyond hospitals?

Seeking Rural Futures in the Northeast by Rethinking ‘Development vs Forests’

In the North East Region of India, forests have long been a site of struggle between people seeking to profit off its rich biodiversity...