Environment

Development and the Environment

In Her Opinion: Sarita Fernandes on Marine and Coastal Conservation

A lot is happening in marine and coastal conservation. Mumbai plans to build a coastal road. There are talks of banning trawling, and at...

Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”

Mohandas Gandhi (MG): “Modiji, did I hear correctly? On 24th April you said that the biggest lesson of the COVID-19crisis is to move towards...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Sejal Worah on Restoring a Forest in Uttarakhand

In Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, a 100-acre forest has been home to some visitors. People yes, but also bears, the Himalayan Red Fox, and even leopards....

Wilderness Conservation and a Flawed Imagination of Nature

Many of us have been sharing videos and photographs of “nature coming back” in the wake of the COVID-19 induced lockdown of normal human...

The 2020 Delhi Riots: The Anatomy of Violence in the City

In what already seems like a lifetime ago, Delhi was burning. This was before the country went into a lock down in an attempt...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Bhanumathi Kalluri on Mining in Adivasi Areas and Environmental Justice

There is no dearth of evidence to prove that large-scale developmental projects in India have impacted the lives of those living the closest to...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Veena Srinivasan on the Rural and Urban Water crisis

Today, the water crisis is one of the leading causes of worry in the environment sector. Funds are diverted towards the issue, research on...

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...

In Her Opinion: Neha Sinha on Conserving Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Even though it’s right under everyone's noses, not everyone develops a connection with the ecology surrounding them. But for Neha Sinha (NS), growing up...

When the North Funds the South for Conservation

With inputs from Dakshin Foundation When most people think of conservation, they think of Big International NGOs (BINGOs) like Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), Conservation...