India’s growing solar power programme could leave behind a trail of waste
A few materials used in the solar panel, like polymers, lead and cadmium compounds, are potentially environmentally hazardous.
A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019
outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.
B’luru Residents Turn Kitchen Waste Into 100 Kg of Biogas, Help Eatery Cook 3,000 Meals/Day!
Four tonnes of processed domestic waste generate 100 kg of bio-gas which is used by a restaurant to cook 3,000 meals a day.
Should Rights for Rivers Be on the Agenda for the 2019 Elections?
While acknowledging that recognising the rights of rivers is necessary, would it also be sufficient to bring about the ethics of caring for them?
Farm ponds that dot parched Marathwada may deplete groundwater in the long run
Farm ponds can lead to privatization of water by a few, and when dug on a large scale, these schemes ignore the carrying capacity of the watershed.
Chennai’s complicated relationship with its dying rivers, as chronicled by artists
“This kind of art can make people come to the river, not take it to be just a dirty river but something that you would want to come and see. "
How Borewell Restoration Is Helping Farmers Repay Their Loans
"In areas where several borewells tap the aquifer, ... we try to convince the whole community to opt for recharge."
A Revolutionary Toilet Saves Water, Money, But It Is Ignored
“The good thing about Ecosan toilets is that families are willingly putting their own money in it, which ensures that they will use it too,”
Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis
Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.