New and Useful from the Old and Useless

The weavers use about 5 kilos of the fabric extracted from old clothes to create a bedcover or other article

Kerala agriculture minister: Organic and natural farming will give farmers self reliance and climate resilience

To strengthen the ability of farmers to be self-reliant with traditional technologies and better seeds.

The moment’s gone

Has your cell phone kidnapped the gawker in you?

Green Toilet in my backyard

Ecosan (short for ecological sanitation) toilets are improved versions of old dry toilets that do not demand water for flushing

Meet the man who is digitally conserving and restoring the Ajanta caves

The paintings in the 2000-year-old Ajanta Caves are in a precarious state and can’t be fully restored. But there is an attempt to restore them digi...

UN spotlight on Kerala’s energy-positive campus

Tropical rainforest trees help create cool surroundings. Certified green construction materials, recycled wood boards, etc. have been used.

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

Saving, growing and eating desi seeds have become a political, social, economic, ecological, health and scientific imperative.

Yatra to highlight tribal way of agriculture

Minor foodgrains such as kuri, kodra, bati, baota, kang, cheena, hama, hamli and gujro have a better nutritional value than wheat.

Describing and intervening: Exploring the plurality of STS in India

Understanding how scientific knowledge is socially constructed, particularly in this era of post-truth and alternative facts.

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