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Understanding and evaluating India’s resource management methods, policies and strategies.

Reviving the Thar Desert’s Camel Culture

Sumer Singh Bhati’s Whatsapp status is a photograph of a notice published in Rajasthan’s local newspaper. It informs that 12 kilometres of transmission lines...

“With Dehradun’s Airport Expansion, We are Shooting Ourselves in the Foot”

Two years ago, drivers on the Doiwala-Rishikesh-Dehradun road were in for a surprise. An elephant walked onto the road. Traffic was disrupted and people...

Smartphone Apps for Smarter River Monitoring

In mid-October every year, holy water is believed to spring at Talacauvery, nestled in Karnataka's Kodagu district. This site is famously known bas the...

Mainstreaming Climate Change in India through Climate Budgeting

In 2015, the Indian government submitted its climate mitigation and adaptation targets via the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to the UN Framework Convention...

Re-imagining the Fisheries Development Paradigm: Perspectives from Lakshadweep

In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government's plans to usher in the ‘Blue Revolution’—or, the ‘Neel Kranti Vision’—to leapfrog fisheries’ production by...
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Floods for Thought: Exploring Flood Management in India

Researched by Isha Malaviya Narrated by Sumit Kumar Yadav This year, in India alone, over 10 states have faced the devastating effects of floods- repeatedly. Between...

Valuing a Hidden Octopus Fishery in Lakshadweep

“Kadikidamaale balichittum,  Kirikidamaaya kachayum ketti, Appal irrikum kalline noki chirichu thudangi, Ayal, bismiyum cholli irangiya neeram Appalu kuthi.”   “Ready with a strong grip, In the shallow waters, wearing a...

How ‘Development’ in Jharkhand Contributed to a Water Crisis

As the Prime Minister declared a 21-day nationwide lockdown on the eve of 24th March, following WHO’s guidelines, the Ministry of Health and Family...
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Understanding Illegal Sand Mining In India

Research by Koushik Reddy Presented & Edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav Almost every year, there are reports of illegal sand mining activities taking place...

In Southwest Delhi, Fields Have Been Underwater for the Last Two Decades

In Raota, a village in southwest Delhi, a blue wooden canoe floats. Four feet below the canoe is this year’s kharif paddy crop, now...