A pond, a community and a forest fair - The story of Mesar Van Kautik

Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.

Legacies crucial for the commons

They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.

Delhi's social Butterflies: Why the city's citizen scientists are counting butterflies in crowded residential areas

They flutter like eyelashes, dip like fish, or float languidly in an undulating rhythm that is mesmerising to watch, like ripples on a lake.

How to move a mountain

"We must be ready with ... our resolve to move mountains (of a hierarchical and unequal social order that has risen again)"

Kole Birders: Learning habitat conservation from the birds

Conservation understanding will naturally come with the understanding about birds.

Open a door: No room for discrimination and communal profiling in West Bengal

(They) intervene in cases where people complain of discrimination and mobilize the locals to eliminate discrimination.

Meet the young man who, in a small way, is doing more to save Delhi’s ecology than its politicians

The walk is conducted by the light of the full moon - people (experience) nature without ... even simple torches!

Digital push boosts incomes for Sundarbans’ organic farmers

A digital platform helps women farmers to sell organically grown indigenous rice directly to customers, helping them to book higher profits

Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards

The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.

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