Environment

Development and the Environment

Life in Plastic, Not Fantastic

Life In Plastic, Not Fantastic: Is there an answer to New Delhi’s woes?

Written by Stuti Pachisia Delhi’s ever-expanding population has dimmed the chances of ensuring a sustainable future for itself. As a city with over 22 million...
The Kavoor Sewerage Treatment Plant is located in Mangalore, India. The facility treats wastewater before releasing it safely into a nearby river or to industrial parks where it is reused.

From Waste to Water: How Recycling Wastewater Kills Many Birds with One Stone

Humanity is at a point where indiscriminate use and pollution of water has reached a tipping point. Increasing water scarcity will not only limit...

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: The Paradox in Mumbai

Written by Stuti Pachisia Mumbai is a city of dichotomies: on one hand, it invites thousands of migrants to indulge in its rapid urbanization by virtue...

Blood on India’s Sand Trail: Part II

Written by Sourya Reddy Updated on 09/09/18  India uses an estimated 450 million cubic meters of concrete annually. On average, one tonne of concrete is used...

Jal, Jangal, Zameen: Adivasis Amidst Bauxite Mining in Rayagada, Odisha

Baphlimali is a small hill, hidden away in Kashipur block in Odisha’s Rayagada district. In areas surrounding the hill live the Jhodia, Paraja, Penga...

Blood on India’s Sand Trail: Part I

Written by Sourya Reddy Updated on 09/09/18 Sumaira Abdulali, one of India’s foremost campaigners against illegal sand mining, revealed in a documentary how she was physically...

Inside India’s Closet: Green Accounting

Researched and written by Sourya Reddy  In 2014-15, India was the fourth largest exporter of sugar, with a share of 4.4% of the total global...