What cities must do to stay sustainable and resilient
Citizens’ campaigns in large cities are pushing their governments to bring together the questions of urban infrastructure, ecology and governance.
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.
Cross-border environmentalism and the future of South Asia
"When will New Delhi rise to connect the dots between representative democracy and ecological sanity?"
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.
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.
Remembering Dhrubajyoti Ghosh…
... a storehouse of ecological thinking and an ethical anchor that is rarely found in South Asia’s environmental landscape.
Naraikadu: Where citizens conserved a forest for 100 years
The conservation practises in Naraikadu have been effective - the plethora of endemic flora and fauna identified here are testimony to this.
Gained in Translation: Some necessary superstitions
a grove belonging to this goddess, or the woods belonging to some snake or ghost - folklore is replete with forest-saving superstitions