Tag: Forest Fires
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?
The Hidden Politics of Forest Fire Management in Uttarakhand: The Van...
Colonial forestry in Uttarakhand excludes forest dwellers like the Van Gujjars from forest management, making them doubly vulnerable to raging forest fires.
Uttarakhand’s Forest Fires: Communities’ Voices on why they Recur
The Uttarakhand forest fires are in the news again. As various photos of raging fires circulated on social media, the Forest Department issued statements...