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Weighing Priorities within India’s Coastal Contests

Co-authored by Kanishk Srinivasan and Pratik Purswani Coastal Regulation Zones (CRZs) attempt to address the vagaries of development along India’s coastline. Before 1991, very little...
India Prison

The Green Mile: Reintegrating India’s Inmates

Written by Aishwarya BirlaPrisons are seen as repositories for those who are aberrations in society, outcasts due to their unlawful acts. The Indian criminal...
video

What Is Going On In Cape Town?

Here we discuss the water crisis experienced by Cape Town in the last few years. Despite having abundant rainfall just four years ago, a...
Environment & Human Rights

The Fundamentals of Living: Human Rights and the Environment

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan & Siddhant Sachdeva In the wake of worsening climate change, environmental degradation, and poorly regulated industrialization, a safe, healthy, and prolonged...
Life in Plastic, Not Fantastic

Life In Plastic, Not Fantastic: Is there an answer to New Delhi’s woes?

Written by Stuti PachisiaDelhi’s ever-expanding population has dimmed the chances of ensuring a sustainable future for itself. As a city with over 22 million...
India Plastic

Recycling India’s Waste Woes: A Two-Pronged Solution

Written by Tanay Gokhale Home to a seventh of the world’s population and a burgeoning, fast-growing economy, India is also home to a waste problem....

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: Adivasis Amidst Bauxite Mining in Rayagada, Odisha

Baphlimali is a small hill, hidden away in Kashipur block in Odisha’s Rayagada district. In areas surrounding the hill live the Jhodia, Paraja, Penga...

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: The Paradox in Mumbai

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

Electric Vehicles, Clean Indian Lungs: The Reality of the 2020 NEMMP

At the SIAM convention earlier this month, Nitin Gadkari, Union Road Transport Minister, made evident the government’s intention to make a switch to electric...

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