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...
We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze
There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.
A new Chipko in Odisha
"We, the women of Balarampur, are determined not to let anybody touch our trees" says Chaturi Sahu of Balarampur village, Dhenkanal
The peacocks of Yeola
... keeping alive a centuries-old legacy, while innovating to keep pace with changing tastes.
Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands
" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"
Is this Artisans' 'Transformation'?
Artisans of Kachchh have entrepreneurial skills, too, which retailers like Amazon need to recognize
More Questions Than Answers: Is There Indeed an Alternate Development Paradigm?
Answers need to be pursued to transition from a peripheral intellectual wishful debate to mainstream positive action on the ground.
India Unshackled: A book discussion
We need to take a step back and reflect on the type of society we want.
A Farm of Hope and New Ideas in Rural Odisha
... provides an alternative to escape from current crisis-ridden and ecologically harmful farming practices creating serious health problems.