Resource Management

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

Preventing Desertification, One Common Land at a Time

Written & Photographed by Vaishnavi Rathore Udaipur, Western Rajasthan: Gajinder Kalal stood on a cliff in the Aravalli hill range facing the flatlands of Marwar, a...

“It has become Acid”: Aravallis battle against Garbage Disposal and More

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore “When we were around 9 years old, we used to go to the bani, and you would not believe the kind...

The Aravallis are Calling…for Help

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore Mangar Bani is an ecological hotspot located in the Aravallis between Haryana and Faridabad. The over 600 acre sacred grove is...

Episode 3: The Right Start — Beating the Single-Use Plastic Problem

Narrated by Sumit K. Yadav  While it was earlier speculated and suggested that there will be a complete ban on single-use plastics, the government has...
Japan Coal

From Japan, with Love

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  At first glance, Japan is a good example for countries that aim to go green. By 2030, the country plans to...

Jheel Ke Kinaare: Crisis in the City of Lakes (Part II)

Filmed by Kartikeya Saxena  Last month, we looked at one part of Udaipur's troubled water scenario; how Udaipur is burdened by the ever-increasing number of...
Meghalaya Draft Water Policy

Meghalaya: Finding Local Solutions to India’s Water Crisis

Written by Tarini Monga This year, Assam, Bihar and most recently, Karnataka are battling floods. Jharkhand, on the other hand, is staring at a drought...
Udaipur City of Lakes

Jheel Ke Kinaare: Crisis in the City of Lakes (Part I)

Filmed by Kartikeya Saxena One of the most popular tourist destinations in the subcontinent, Udaipur is burdened by the ever-increasing number of hotels around the...

Drowning India: Managing Floods in the Brahmaputra Valley

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  July 17th 2019 came with a mixed bag of developments for the Northeast; the escalating waters of river Brahmaputra reached 30.36...

In the Eye of the Storm: Luna’s Lone War for Clean Water

The village of Luna is like any other village in Gujarat — vast stretches of green, mud and brick houses pockmarked around the fields,...