Environment

Development and the Environment

Out of Breath: The Bhalswa Landfillvideo

Out of Breath: The Bhalswa Landfill

Filmed by Nabina Chakraborty  Just a few kilometres further from Delhi’s Jahangirpuri metro station lies a ‘hill’ that will leave you staring at it in...

Part II: Whatever Happened to the Lutyens?

This is the second instalment of Ajitesh Bohar's graphic series 'Whatever Happened to the Lutyens?' Click here to read the other parts.  To be continued...
Making the Best Out of Waste The Bastion

Making the Best Out of Waste

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Two children are occupied with a game of gilli danda, in the far end of Multani Mohalla. Their game would not...

“We don’t want electricity at the cost of lives”: The Toxic Impact of Okhla’s...

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  One night, Lata Joshi left a white cloth to dry in her balcony. When she saw it in the morning, it...
Air Pollution story delhi

Whatever Happened to the Lutyens?

This is the first instalment of Ajitesh Bohar's graphic series 'Whatever Happened to the Lutyens?' Click here to read the other parts.  ...

Mining Treasure at the Bottom of the Ocean

In 1997, an experiment was conducted in the Central Indian Ocean Basin in the middle of diverse underwater ecosystems. In a small area on...
Odd Even Rulevideo

Bastion Shorts: Is “Odd-Even” really the answer to Delhi’s smog problem?

Delhi-NCR and most of Northern India face the recurring bane of smog and pollution every year around the months of October and November. Delhi...
industrial waste

Water Pollution Takes Over Ludhiana

Authoured by Manu Moudgil In August this year, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) filed a criminal case against the mayor, commissioner and four other...
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Building Sustenance

The world’s cities occupy just 2% of the land use but account for 71-76% of energy-related global greenhouse gas emissions. Closer to home, India’s...
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ZBNF: Will One Size Fit All?

By Vaishnavi Rathore  Zero Budget Natural Farming is a fairly self-explanatory term. An alternative to conventional farming, ZBNF claims to have almost negligible investment in...