Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom
The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.
Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies
Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.
Women artisans of Thar Desert overcome adversity through embroidery
Undeterred by displacement and resettled in the unforgiving Thar Desert, women now have used their skills of traditional embroidery to earn a livel...
मुक्काम पोस्ट लामकानी (in Marathi)
उत्तम नेतृत्व, तरुणांची साथ आणि वडिलधा-यांचा पाठिंबा याचं फलित लामकानीच्या पर्यावरणीय पुनरुज्जीवनात दिसतं आहे
Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches
A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk
Life on the water’s edge
Apparently satisfied with the state of affairs, the villagers and the crocs went back to life as usual.
‘We have more hardy, nutritious grains than GM can offer’
Debal Deb has conserved 1,200 climate resilient rice varieties. He speaks on the need to conserve traditional seeds and why we don’t need genetical...
Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism
Under the Cloth for Work initiative steered by Goonj, 30 women from Malabiharpur village took up the task of cleaning 2,000 sq ft area of the lake.
Tribal women corner the market on India's heat-hardy black goats
The goat-selling cooperative, created by a coalition of women's self-help groups serves 192 tribal villages.