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How ‘Development’ in Jharkhand Contributed to a Water Crisis

As the Prime Minister declared a 21-day nationwide lockdown on the eve of 24th March, following WHO’s guidelines, the Ministry of Health and Family...

Understanding Illegal Sand Mining In India

Research by Koushik Reddy Presented & Edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav Almost every year, there are reports of illegal sand mining activities taking place...

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...

Brazilian Gold has an Environmentally Hazardous Supply Chain, and India is...

Pico da Neblina, or the “Mist Peak”, is Brazil’s highest mountain peak. For the Yanomami—South America’s largest “relatively isolated tribe” who live within the...

In Her Opinion: Dolly Kikon on Resource Extraction in Northeast India

Coal and oil mining in Northeast India have come to light now and then, whether it’s the recent news of illegal coal mining in...

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...

Mining Treasure at the Bottom of the Ocean

In 1997, an experiment was conducted in the Central Indian Ocean Basin in the middle of diverse underwater ecosystems. In a small area on...

Not on Our Commons: Rajasthan’s Villages Fight Against Mining

Vaishnavi Rathore and Deborupa Ghosh  Since the first week of September, Pur, a town in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan has been on an indefinite protest....