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Urban Ecology

Specific focus on citizens, municipal corporations and governance in fast-growing cities; rapid diminishing of urban ecosystems and the impact of natural resources. Emphasising the environment as the pivot in urban planning.

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Out Of Breath: The Ghazipur Landfill (Part I)

Filmed by Nabina Chakraborty and Sumit Krishna Yadav. The Ghazipur landfill has been operating as a garbage dumping ground since 1984. Standing at a height...

Paani, Bijli, Makaan: The Gaps that AAP Needs to Fill

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore | Names of all respondents have been changed to protect identity. At 9.30 every morning, Nirmal walks down from her rented...

For Sangam Vihar’s Harijan Basti, Water Delivery Remains A Pipe Dream

Authored by Vibhuti Gour In the run-up to the 2020 Delhi Assembly polls on February 8th, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has guaranteed 24/7 piped...

The System vs. the Ecosystem: Citizen’s conservation of the Surajpur Wetlands

Authored by Vaishnavi Rathore | This article is the final instalment of Vaishnavi's series 'Ecology and the City', which explores how complications in urban...
Budget 2020: How well is India financing its fight against climate change?

Budget 2020: How well is India financing its fight against climate change?

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore  The 2020 budget is out. And, with an aim to create a 5 trillion $ economy to push India out of...
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Out Of Breath: The Okhla Landfill

Filmed by Nabina Chakraborty and Ohida Khandahar For years, residents of and around Delhi have witnessed mountains of waste popping up in different pockets...

No More Segregation! The Curious State of Waste Management in Chennai

Written by Varnika Walvekar  “We have to build an andolan (movement) to induce behavioural change which was at the heart of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy”. Even...

From a Bird’s-Eye View

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore | This article is the second instalment of Vaishnavi's series 'Ecology and the City', which explores how complications in urban...

The Green Frontier: Sustainable Housing in India

Written by Arnab Chakraborty The conversations around climate change and greenhouse gas emissions have gained momentum in the last few years. So, let’s test your...
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Why Do We Need Green Politics In India?

Despite India facing regular environmental and natural crises such as floods and droughts, there is a lack of political representation of the "environment" as...

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