How India Should Prepare for COP26’s Met and Unmet Climate Adaptation Finance Demands
With some climate finance demands at COP26 unmet, how should developing countries like India make use of international climate finance efficiently?
Seeking Rural Futures in the Northeast by Rethinking ‘Development vs Forests’
In the North East Region of India, forests have long been a site of struggle between people seeking to profit off its rich biodiversity...
A Point of No Return? Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Strains Nomadic Pastoralism in Rajasthan
This article is the final instalment of our series on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns impacted the livelihoods of three Indian...
The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas
Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.
Behind the “Green” Rationale of Evictions
84,000 Indians were forced out of their homes for “ostensible environmental” reasons in 2020, but there may be more at play here than conservation measures.
Green Bonds: The Next Big Thing in Green Finance
‘Green finance’ is the new buzzword in the finance world: these are loans, debts, or investments available to be raised solely for those projects considered green.
Environmental Data is Critical to Fighting the Climate Crisis: Data Stewardship Can Put It...
To fight the climate crisis, data stewardship presents possible pathways to responsibly unlock the value of environmental data while also safeguarding against misuse.
At the Heart of Mizoram-Assam Border Clashes, a Reserved Forest
The Inner Line Reserve Forest, the events that led to the forest's demarcation, and the colonial history of resource extraction in Northeast India lie at the heart of border clashes between Mizoram and Assam.
Ecosystems As Public Health Services In India
Access to ecosystem services is important for communities that lack access to quality healthcare, because they serve as basic and free healthcare systems.
Why Gujarat’s Women Are Yet to Accrue the Wealth of the Forest Land They...
The earnings from the land Dangi women own do not reach them: these benefits are monopolised by the men in their families.