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

Kolkata’s ‘Environmental Subsidy’ is in Danger

Written by Arnab Chakraborty  Peri-urban Kolkata, to the East of the city, is dotted with several water-bodies, farms, and stinky canals. This same site is...
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Tigers: Behind the Lens of India’s Pride

The Project Tiger initiative was created under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 for the safety and well being of the national animal of the...
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Earth Overshoot Day: Managing the Ecological Bank Balance

Co-authored by Pratheek Rebello and Pratik Purswani  Do you know that every year, you end up spending more than you earn? In fact, on the 1st...

Forests of Flames: The Story of Wildfires

Researched and Written by Sourya Reddy The Thomas fire, currently raging in California, has burned more than 150,000 acres since it began a little more...
India Environment

Of the people, By the People, but For Whom? Building Environmental Democracy in India

Written by Sourya Reddy  Another election season is upon us, and the echoes of electoral promises are getting louder and more chaotic. Amidst this “festival...
Species Recovery

Make the Western Ghats Green Again

Written by Shraddha Tripathi  Intense developmental activities over the last few decades have exerted tremendous pressure on India's forests, to meet the needs of the...
industrial waste

Water Pollution Takes Over Ludhiana

Authoured by Manu Moudgil In August this year, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) filed a criminal case against the mayor, commissioner and four other...
Goa Crisis

Go, Goa, Gone: Understanding Goa’s Crisis

Written by Kanishk Srinivasan Goa is undergoing a major identity crisis. The State has been earmarked for activities such as mining, a massive port-expansion, river...
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...
India Forests

Forest Development, but at Whose Cost?

Written by Armaan RM India became a world-leader in agroforestry when it became the first country to adopt a National Agroforestry Policy, back in 2014....

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