The Dafaalis of Pithoragarh: a young tribe of nature-loving wanderers

By volunteering with the Harela Society, Pithoragarh youth have found different ways to make the conservation of nature a part of their daily lives.

How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan

"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."

Farming for Healing

What does it take to create and maintain an organic medicinal farm, in the face of rampant development?

India’s water problem has a simple solution

Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.

Minor change in your diet can reduce water use for agriculture

A switch from white meat (poultry) to mutton and other red meat and to consume melon, orange and papaya instead of grapes, mango, guava.

Collectivisation of Water

Farmers in Chellapur of Kurnool district have shared their groundwater with their fellow villagers through a groundwater grid

Kutch’s Wagad or Kala cotton: Back from the (almost) dead

Desi cotton could replace a majority of the area that is currently under American cotton, in light of climate change-related weather vagaries...

This Chemistry Professor’s Fight for Arsenic-free Water in Villages of Assam is Slowly Bearing Fruit

More and more schools adopt this technology, train teachers and ask students to build Arsiron Nilogon as science projects

Needed: A million Recharge Wells

Clean catchments such as rooftops, roads and storm drains could be used to harvest a substantial volume of the city's rainfall.

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