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.
Meet Taukeer Alam, the school dropout who has become one of Uttarakhand’s top birders
He handles field equipment with ease, enters field data in computer, analyses video footage of woodpeckers, initiates nature clubs in villages...
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.
Kole Birders: Learning habitat conservation from the birds
Conservation understanding will naturally come with the understanding about birds.
Shepherd from Karnataka builds 14 ponds on barren hill, turns his village green
"Wherever I take up 5-6 ft of digging, there will be water which will not dry up … even during summers.”
3D Modelling for Participatory Water Management
Participants started discussing amongst themselves landscape features in their villages and demarcated forest, roads, wells, etc.
Reinterpreting Rousseau—decolonizing education and designing an education for the ecological age
Nataraja Guru's solution of Rousseau's paradox (a national education system can either aim to create a citizen or a human being...)
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!