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The Scattered Implementation of Forest Rights Among the Siddis of Karnataka

The Siddis, recognised as a Scheduled Tribe, occupy a special place in the history of India—they are one of the few historical African diasporic...

The State is Evicting Forest Dwellers in J&K and Implementing The...

In the throes of Jammu and Kashmir’s winter earlier this month, pastoralists were in for a shock. About 10,000 apple trees were razed by...

Is Goa Losing its Forests for Coal?

In 2011, ecologist Madhav Gadgil chaired the  Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) which submitted a report wherein all of the Western Ghats was...

What if We Could Pay Farmers to Grow and Protect Forests?

COVID-19 is a global tragedy. However, what is of greater concern is that the pandemic is merely a symptom of a much larger problem:...

#Dialogues: Implementing FRA in Northeast India with Amba Jamir & Ayesha...

Edited by Malavika VN What factors have stymied the effectiveness of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Northeast India? What misconceptions prevent the FRA from...

Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village...

This is not what a haat or a weekly market should look like: the place is not bustling with people buying and selling produce,...