Environment

Development and the Environment

Shifting Sands: The Story of Adapting to Rising Sea levels in Odisha

I. Rising Sea Levels Escalate Adaptation Concerns for the East Coast of India Coastal areas are among the ecosystems most critically affected by climate change....

Delayed Today for a Disaster Tomorrow: Communicating Climate Change

Climate change is the biggest existential threat to mankind; the possible impacts are so severe and profound that they are even beyond one’s comprehension....
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...
Asha and farm

Zeroing Down on Zero Budget Farming

Authored by Vaishnavi Rathore  Asha’s husband did not believe her initially. Neither did most of her neighbours in Pichompa Kalan, Haryana. An orchard of citrus...
A Reality Check for the Climate Change Deniers: What is happening to the animals around you?

A Reality Check for the Climate Change Deniers: What Is Happening to the Animals...

Co-created by Stuti Pachisia and Siddhant Sachdeva  In May 2016, scientists discovered that the Great Barrier Reef ─ often touted as one of the seven wonders...

Brewing in Uncertainty: The Lives and Livelihoods of North Bengal’s Tea Plantation Workers

Sakshi Lama*, a tea garden worker in West Bengal’s Alipurduar District, is relatively at peace since it is now the peak season for harvesting...

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...
Electric Vehicles India

Electric Vehicles, Clean Indian Lungs: The Reality of the 2020 NEMMP

At the SIAM convention earlier this month, Nitin Gadkari, Union Road Transport Minister, made evident the government’s intention to make a switch to electric...

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...

Local Solutions to Local Waste: Himachal Pradesh’s Aima Panchayat

It’s a busy intersection at Himachal Pradesh’s Palampur. In the backdrop of this town, the Himalayas stand tall adorned with the winter’s snow, and...