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Direct selling, adivasi style

The weekly Bissamcuttack market, nurturing the area’s ecologically-attuned agricultural traditions, forges a connection between consumers and farmers

A Decade of Pour Tous Distribution Centre (PTDC) : the evolution of an Auroville institution

PTDC was the first major breakthrough towards an economy with no exchange of money, in contrast with previous experiments.

Mangalore University to go green

The pilot will result in an annual saving of around Rs 1.5 crore

Practising Ecological Sustainability at School

With a staggering 225 KW rooftop solar plant, the school is completely self-reliant when it comes to electricity. Even their lifts operate on Solar...

Today I left the road, went to the margins.

Something like this comes outside my house, every morning, And blinds me, day after day, To see beyond the road, into the margins.

Native cows steal show at Pollachi cattle fair

More than 500 head of cattle, all native breeds, competed in various categories.

One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience

His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice

In a Pickle

amla (wild and cultivated gooseberry), star gooseberry, hog plum (amtekai), kokam , ginger, star fruit ( carambola), bamboo shoot, pepper, tamarind...

Today I left the road, went to the margins.

Something like this comes outside my house, every morning, And blinds me, day after day, To see beyond the road, into the margins.

An Incredible Story of a Family That Made a Forest, an Eco-Village and Lives Medicine-Free

Going back to nature also means giving up the illogical ways of modern medicine, for Dr Pravin Chordia.

This Indian student’s video on climate change won a global competition

Adarsh Prathap underlines the importance of mangroves and shows how their conservation can save thousands of lives

Tune in: What did Buddhist monks hear when they meditated in Goan caves in the 6th century?

“It is important to preserve this experience. Sound is just an alternate exploration of information and an experience...”

नर्मदा जीवनशालाओं के 25 वर्ष हुए पुरे, 25 मोमबत्तिया जला कर किया बालमेला का उद्घाटन (in Hindi)

शासन पर निर्भर न रहकर, जन सहयोग के आधार पर जीवनशालाओं को चलाने की बात

How Thousands of Children in Pune Prevented Over 50 Tonnes of Plastic from Reaching the Sea

Most children, seeing images of marine life and birds choked to death on plastic, connect human practices and the destruction of creatures.

Native cows steal show at Pollachi cattle fair

More than 500 head of cattle, all native breeds, competed in various categories.

Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better

What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

A theatre group in Bengaluru invited Narendra Modi to watch a play that protests GST

As part of a Tax Denial Satyagraha, the Graam Seva Sangh did not charge GST on the tickets.

A day in Delhi's under-the-bridge school for the poor

Pupils at the free school under the bridge are mostly the children of migrant workers, labourers, and seasonal farmers living in nearby slums.

Alappuzha gets recognised by UNEP for its solid waste management practices

This city in Kerala has adopted decentralised waste management and is pushing for 100 per cent segregation in all the 23 wards

Onathallu, the Martial Art Game of Central Kerala

Heritage from the banks of a Kerala river: a martial art form - Onathallu

Surviving through Ages

Can trees survive with roots immersed permanently in water? For hundreds of years?? And human communities have protected them?

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