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Analyzing the ever-growing battle between environmental conservation and development goals.

Land of Trouble

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Photographed by Sumit K. Yadav  We were riding in an auto at around 8.30 am. In a journey of about 20 minutes,...

“It has become Acid”: Aravallis battle against Garbage Disposal and More

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore “When we were around 9 years old, we used to go to the bani, and you would not believe the kind...

The Aravallis are Calling…for Help

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Mangar Bani is an ecological hotspot located in the Aravallis between Haryana and Faridabad. The over 600 acre sacred grove is...
India Climate Strike

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...
POSCO

Passing Clearances, Bypassing Consultations

Written by Arpitha Kodiveri Nestled within the mangroves along the coast of the Bay of Bengal are three panchayats of Gobindpur, Dhinkia, and Nuagaon. Bordered...
Japan Coal

From Japan, with Love

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  At first glance, Japan is a good example for countries that aim to go green. By 2030, the country plans to...

“We Have Literally Cut and Presented Our Arms to the Government”: Mandi’s Fight to...

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  The curvy highway that cuts through Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district remains a busy one, with HRTC buses passing frequently. During the...

Swaraj Dweep is now Waste Deep: Developing Sustainable Tourism in the A&N Islands

Written and photographed by Shimul Bijoor  The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous for being one of the most visited tourist destinations in India and...

In the Eye of the Storm: Luna’s Lone War for Clean Water

The village of Luna is like any other village in Gujarat — vast stretches of green, mud and brick houses pockmarked around the fields,...
Vedanta Sterlite

How the Ease of Doing Business is Stifling Environmental Democracy in India

Written by Arpitha Kodiveri  Against the backdrop of an overwhelming pro-Modi-mandate, the BJP-led government has been working on several amendments during the election period. The...

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