Kuruba shepherds lose their security blanket
In some villages, women have formed ‘self-help-groups’ to collectively try and generate better incomes from Deccani wool.
In Kashmir, an imperilled zone of peace
" ... a number of peaceful protests were organised here and in Srinagar and no incident of violence was ever reported,”
Counting sheep as grasslands shrink in Gujarat
Herds provided post-harvest manure for the fields with their dung and urine. The farmers gave the pastoralists bajra, sugar and tea.
On rights, the Congress manifesto scores over the BJP
An alternative approach to well being ... would democratise the economy, promote healthy living and respect rights of nature too.
Tosa Maidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir
Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.
Imagining an alternative future - an Interview
How concepts of Alternatives link with conservation of biodiversity and protection of livelihoods.
A nomads’ legend keeps the Indian wolf alive: An unconventional conservation story
The tribesmen consider the wolf to be the brother of their ancestors ...