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.
Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s insights on economic democracy
Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas on gram swaraj and his thoughts on economic democracy through creative localisation could well be the new launch pad to crea...
Riches of the soil - the wealth in local knowledge systems
Dependence on uncultivated foods adds a richness to diets, which has saved many lives during times of calamity.
Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"
Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.
अलीराजपुर में कैशलेस जीवन की झलकियाँ (in Hindi)
आदिवासी गाॅवों में हमने चौदह वर्ष लगभग कैशलेस तरीके से बिताये। सच में बिना कैश के। चूल्हा भी औरतें खुद ही बना लेती थीं। खाना हाथ से ही होता था।