Tag: Forests

Mapping the Impact of COVID-19 on Himal‌ayan Pastoralists: A‌ ‌Primer‌

State marginalisation of nomadic pastoralists is felt by two Himalayan communities—the Bakarwals of Jammu & Kashmir, & the Van Gujjars of Uttarakhand.

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...

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...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Sejal Worah on Restoring a Forest in...

In Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, a 100-acre forest has been home to some visitors. People yes, but also bears, the Himalayan Red Fox, and even leopards....

In Her Opinion: Dr. Bhanumathi Kalluri on Mining in Adivasi Areas...

There is no dearth of evidence to prove that large-scale developmental projects in India have impacted the lives of those living the closest to...

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,...

Can Isha’s ‘Cauvery Calling’ Campaign Actually Save the Cauvery?

Editor's Note: The Isha Foundation was requested to contribute to this conversation with specific details on the Cauvery Calling's funding and implementation strategy. They...

We Can’t Talk About The Environment Without Talking About Indigenous People’s...

Written by Purnima Singh | This article was originally published on Feminism in India and has been reproduced on The Bastion with full permission.  From rallying for climate action...