What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security

“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."

Knowing our rivers better before changing them

"We need to establish river monitoring systems, sharing data with scientists, farmers and fisherfolk to understand the dynamics of our river systems."

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

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

What does rights of rivers mean?

This would require challenging government agencies, international “development” views and re-thinking the basic ethics of our societies.

The deshi cow milk jinx

The indigenous cattle breed owners - poor farmers, herders and nomadic pastoralists who produce most of the milk - must find it beneficial.

आदिवासींकडून शिकण्या-समजण्यासारखे काही (in Marathi)

लहान मुले अगदी कळत-नकळत गावका-यांकडून सहज खेळता बागडता, कामात मदत करता करता अनुभवातून खूप काही सतत शिकत राहतात.

Animal School in India

A little Indianized adaptation of The Animal School: A Fable by George Reavis, a school superintendent, from the 1940s

When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.

Sustainable Solutions for the Urban Environment

Reduce resource use and change lifestyles to ensure that the use of all resources is within the sustainable limits of natural ecosystems.

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