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Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)

The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.

Case Studies of Alternatives (2014 - 16)

These case studies are in pdf file format.

A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch

Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.

This NGO Recycles Old Clothes & Provides Free Cloth Pads To Tribal Women

Each cloth pad takes up around half a meter of material and needs to be disposed of in six months.

The story behind the Solar Village Project Solar Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Irumbai

Depending on the traffic to the search engine, the group will install a certain number of solar panels in the village.

Gutter gas fueled tea boosts chaiwala's livelihood

Can a Chai stall be run with Zero expenditure on Energy?

People’s Manifesto For a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable India (2019)

Sent to political parties in relation to the upcoming national elections...

IIT Alumnus From Assam Develops Bottles Made of Bamboo

Made of bamboo, this bottle comes in various sizes. It has a cork lid and can be safely kept without the chance of leaking.

Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis

Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.

Making maps to protect fishing villages around Chennai

The fishermen were able to show the maps in the previous management plan as evidence that this was their workplace.

Casteless & Constitutional: Pune’s Padman Had a Unique Wedding That We Can All Learn From!

For wedding presents, they insisted upon only books! - they are set to open libraries, in their respective villages in Solapur and Kolhapur

This NGO Recycles Old Clothes & Provides Free Cloth Pads To Tribal Women

Each cloth pad takes up around half a meter of material and needs to be disposed of in six months.

Making maps to protect fishing villages around Chennai

The fishermen were able to show the maps in the previous management plan as evidence that this was their workplace.

Social Media aiding Conservation of Wetlands in Kerala

Ensuring that water quality is restored will will result in positive economic returns for the tourism industry as well as local stakeholders

नर्मदा घाटी के नंदूरबार जिले में जीवनशालाओं का बालमेला 2019 (in Hindi)

शिक्षकों की सोच केवल शिक्षा या बच्चों के खेलकूद तक सीमित नहीं है, उन्होंने बात की लोकशाही पर, उन्होंने बात की पर्यावण, पर्यटन पर भी ...

Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.

Bhimashankar Tribes Take Destiny in Hand

Empowered local villagers are curbing hunting and tree cutting, protecting forest-grown vegetables and native trees and their seeds

Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.

People’s Manifesto For a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable India (2019)

Sent to political parties in relation to the upcoming national elections...

Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power

Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.

Clean up Drive Helps Bird species Return to Mumbai After 80 Years!

"We, as citizens, need to take up the mantle for ensuring cleaner air and healthy surroundings,”

Ziro gets first wild orchid conservation trail

"Conservation of the forest cover of Talley valley is crucial for maintaining the delicate environmental balance in and around Ziro."

People’s Manifesto For a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable India (2019)

Sent to political parties in relation to the upcoming national elections...

IIT Alumnus From Assam Develops Bottles Made of Bamboo

Made of bamboo, this bottle comes in various sizes. It has a cork lid and can be safely kept without the chance of leaking.

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