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

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...

Is Goa Losing its Forests for Coal?

In 2011, ecologist Madhav Gadgil chaired the  Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) which submitted a report wherein all of the Western Ghats was...

From Predators to Prey: The Disappearance of Sharks From Indian Waters

Editor's note: This article contains imagery of animal meat being cut. Reader's discretion is advised. Sunlight glints off the large knife as it arcs through...

What if We Could Pay Farmers to Grow and Protect Forests?

COVID-19 is a global tragedy. However, what is of greater concern is that the pandemic is merely a symptom of a much larger problem:...
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#Dialogues: Implementing FRA in Northeast India with Amba Jamir & Ayesha Khosla

Edited by Malavika VN What factors have stymied the effectiveness of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Northeast India? What misconceptions prevent the FRA from...

Cannabis for a Crisis? How Hemp Can Help India

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed a struggling economy into a full-blown recession. Acute agrarian distress may have been tempered by good monsoons, but the...
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What’s wrong with the EIA 2020?

Research by Charith Reddy & Isha Malaviya Edited & Presented by Sumit Krishna Yadav The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) 2020 has garnered a host...

How Coastal Regulation Zones Can Help India’s Fishers Reclaim Coastal Commons

India’s vast coastline is home to diverse coastal landscapes and ecosystems. These ecosystems also form the backbone of the fisheries sector, which not only...