Conservation and Development

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

In Southwest Delhi, Fields Have Been Underwater for the Last Two Decades

In Raota, a village in southwest Delhi, a blue wooden canoe floats. Four feet below the canoe is this year’s kharif paddy crop, now...

Even Your Recycled Synthetic T-Shirt is Killing the Fish in the Ocean

A few weeks ago, I watched the Netflix documentary My Octopus Teacher which follows film producer Craig Foster’s journey as he meticulously tracks a...

Dissent and Solidarities: Analysing Free Speech for Environmental Activists

This is not the first time that this government has tried to muzzle free speech under the guise of applying "reasonable restrictions". What's more,...

Hooked! Angling for Conservation

I was just a young boy when I caught my first fish. I felt excitement, anticipation and adrenaline all at once, as if I...

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...
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Sparking A Conversation: India, its Environment and the Future

In our next video in the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Dr. Mahesh Rangarajan, a Professor of Environmental Studies and History, discusses the the key issues...
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Why and How Can We Amplify Traditional Knowledge? With Archana Soreng

Using traditional knowledge is a must if we are to make serious efforts at environmental conservation; indigenous citizens and communities often have insight and...
What Role Do Adivasi Youth & Women Play in Conservation? With Archana Sorengvideo

What Role Do Adivasi Youth & Women Play in Conservation? With Archana Soreng

Edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav The climate crisis, as we have known for a while now, affects us all. However, some groups and individuals are...

Environment, the Unsuspecting Victim of Cross-Border Conflicts

Trans-national conservation can protect flora and fauna in the strategically sensitive landscapes India shares with Pakistan and China.

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.