Environment

Development and the Environment

Population Growth, Rapid Development and Social Inequalities: How Noida’s Urban Planning Benefits Some, Leaves...

Despite his parents' discontent, 24-year-old Agam Gupta shifted to a high-rising society in the Noida region of Delhi NCR. He says he primarily chose...
Blindspots Episodes 2

Combatting Climate Change Through Courts

In the battle against Climate Change, courts have often played a central role across the world. From Brazil to India, we have seen landmark...

Cooling India’s Urban Poor Houses Down

Urban Poor settlements can be found in huge numbers across the country's metropolitan cities. Generally home to daily wage labourers and low-income families, these...

How The Youth are Taking Charge of the Climate

Welcome to the first episode of Blindspots! Over the course of the next few videos, we will be shedding light on the missing aspects...

Can Uttarakhand’s Push for GI Tags Revive its Traditional Crops?

Why have some Indian GI-tagged crops found international popularity, while others face competitive prices and the threat of reducing biodiversity?

The Future of Justice Srimathy’s Judgement: Treating Mother Nature as a Legal Entity

This is part two of Out of the Woods, a two-part series that explores the implication of treating Mother Nature as a legal entity....

Behind Reports of Fishers’ Demands for Euthanasia in Porbandar: Caste, Class, Religion, Livelihoods

600 small-scale Muslim fishermen in Gujarat approached the High Court to seek euthanasia because of discrimination in accessing the Gosabara wetlands.

The Endless Battles of Children with Breathing Difficulties in Bengaluru

The voices of patients and caregivers ring loud and clear: worsening air quality in parts of the city is directly affecting the quality of life that our children can enjoy.

Out of the Woods: How Mother Nature as a Legal Being Can Help Attain...

The Madras High Court declared 'Mother Nature' as a living entity. What are the implications of such a judgement?

Is it a Meteor Shower? Is it a Shooting Star? No, It’s Space Debris!

Not only does space debris pose a threat to operating satellites that are vital for communication, security, and commerce, but it can also hurl into the Earth’s atmosphere, damaging lives and property. India is right in the mix of things, but how do we mitigate and manage our space junk?