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Losing Ground: Why Are Protected Areas Still The Model Form of Conservation?

Hosted by Aarathi Ganesan  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal As our series on Losing Ground has noted, the Protected Areas (PA) model of conservation is fraught by...

A Port Expansion is the Latest Threat to the Ennore-Pulicat Wetlands

No Chennai resident can possibly forget the floods of 2015. The horrors of this natural disaster that impacted more than 30 lakh families, and...

Trochus Trade in the Andaman Islands: How Top Shells from the Bottom of the...

This is the first instalment of a two-part series on trochus fishery and conservation in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Click here to read...

A Vision for Sustainable Consumption in the Future, Rooted in Tradition

This is the final article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

Where Are The Farmers In Our Conversations On Sustainable Consumption?

This is the second article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

What Do We Really Mean By Sustainable Consumption In India?

This is the first article of a three-part series on sustainable consumption and food security in India, supported by Pristine Organics. Click here to...

Natural Springs, A Neglected Resource in India’s Water Management System

Natural springs have been a major water source and a vital part of the hydrological cycle for millennia. The very existence of springs has...

The Potential of Artificial Intelligence to Revolutionise Indian Agriculture

Each one of us is increasingly surrounded by applications that make use of artificial intelligence (AI)—whether that’s predictive typing on phones and laptops or...

The Scattered Implementation of Forest Rights Among the Siddis of Karnataka

The Siddis, recognised as a Scheduled Tribe, occupy a special place in the history of India—they are one of the few historical African diasporic...

Shrinking Commons Amidst Delhi’s Unplanned Urbanisation

Ram Kumar Roja, 76 years of age, is standing on a ground, bordered by a few trees and a wall. This one acre piece...