Tag: Environment

Tragedy of the Commons: How a Flawed and Racist Metaphor Continues...

The Tragedy of the Commons is one of the most influential ideas in environmental thinking. But, a deeper look at the metaphor reveals that community governance of commons, as opposed to privatisation, may in fact be the answer to governance woes.

Finding A Middle Ground: Wildlife vs Human Rights Conservation

If you were to study global environmental protection movements today, there's one common aspect you might find. Each of these movements, regardless of geography,...

Combatting Climate Change Through Courts

In the battle against Climate Change, courts have often played a central role across the world. From Brazil to India, we have seen landmark...

How The Youth are Taking Charge of the Climate

Welcome to the first episode of Blindspots! Over the course of the next few videos, we will be shedding light on the missing aspects...

The Future of Justice Srimathy’s Judgement: Treating Mother Nature as a...

This is part two of Out of the Woods, a two-part series that explores the implication of treating Mother Nature as a legal entity....

Out of the Woods: How Mother Nature as a Legal Being...

The Madras High Court declared 'Mother Nature' as a living entity. What are the implications of such a judgement?

How Colonial Era Policing Impacts Communities Today

Hosted by Vaishnavi Rathore Edited by Manasi Nene This April, the Parliament passed the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022. The Act authorises taking fingerprints, handprints, footprints,...

Teach ‘Em Young: Appreciating Biodiversity Through Our Classrooms

There is a need to develop a language and vocabulary that communicates the essence of the natural world to young students. Citizen science interventions such as Nature Classrooms and Suttha Muttha are encouraging children to go beyond what's in their textbooks to observe, feel, and hear all that is around them.

Laws, Leases, and Land: The Story of Adivasis Resisting Bauxite Mining...

12,000 Adivasis have been impacted by the Hindalco mining lease in Odisha. How could the law have come to their rescue?

Introduction to Environment Law: Module 2

Welcome to Module 2 of Introduction to Environment Law! Go Back to Module 1 | Go Ahead to Module 3 In this module, you will understand...