Tag: Community Resources

Tapping the Buzz of Bee-keeping in the Nilgiris

Updated on 20 July 2021 Any basic biology textbook will teach you that bees, being key crop pollinators, are crucial for a region’s biodiversity. Pollinators...

Firefighting in the Forests: What Goes Wrong Every Year

If we know when and where forest fires are likely to occur in India, then why is managing them such a challenge for communities and the Forest Department?

Stories of Struggle and Development: Collective Entrepreneurship Can Do Wonders for...

Collective social enterprises give women the much-need space to innovate and experiment with their entrepreneurial inclinations, thereby allowing rural women to enter non-traditional spaces and livelihoods. This potential for self-growth is often under-estimated.

Surfing Towards Community Sports Education in Kovalam

This is the second article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India’s coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...

On Writing Ground Stories from Home

I move between worlds. Anybody who reads, watches movies, or writes, would know what I mean. Physically, you’d be occupying the space around you,...

When Goa’s Tourism Season Meets the Olive Ridley Nesting Season

“It was a fairly windy winter evening on Morjim Beach in North Goa. Our team of students and local volunteers donning Olive Ridley T-shirts...

Who Will Protect the Mental Justice of Deprived Communities?

Growing up, I would never have a fitting response for my school friends when they laughed at me for spending hours in line to...

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...

African Swine Fever, COVID-19, & Floods: How NGOs & Volunteers Are...

While the country tackles the pandemic, in Assam, COVID-19 is just one amongst three disasters the state has faced this year.  Early in February, Assam...

Our Radio, Our Voices: Bundelkhand’s Community Radio offers Climate Solutions

On 25 March, as a preventive step to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, India was put under a complete lockdown. As inter-state public...