How Assam’s four ponds kept the city from sinking, till now

Guwahati can combat the urban flooding problem by urgently revitalizing these ponds along with hundreds of other ponds and channels.

When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.

Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis

The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.

This Hyderabad-based organisation has helped over 2.5 lakh farmers through permaculture

Aranya Agricultural Alternatives is striving to achieve ecological and sustainable agricultural livelihoods through permaculture farming.

How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of forest land.

Navadarshanam – An Example Of True Development Right Outside Bengaluru

Navadarshanam which has thrived for over 25 years now is a living proof that an alternate vision of development can be achieved.

प्लास्टिकविरोधी लढाईला काडीचा आधार (in Marathi)

याच वर्षी मुंबईतील हाॅटेल व बार व्यवसायांनी पण पेयांसह काडी देणे थांबवले आहे, किंवा त्या ऐवजी कागदी काडी देणे सुरू केले आहे

Driven by social media, organization on a mission to make every leaf count

"We got to know about Brown leaf through social media and got in contact with Aditi; she helped us receive 25 trucks of dry leaves,"

Open Letter to Satguru (and other “Hurry Babas”)

I would have worked with all the people who are already working on/for rivers, water issues and so on for a dialogue - and test the proposal.

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