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?

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.

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.

Spinning the Right Yarn: Problems in Indian cotton need ecological understanding, not biotechnology

The solution to the dystopic Indian cotton system lies in developing an ecological understanding using Short Staple-High Density cotton as a basis.

From This Wounded Forest: A Dispatch

... I’m preparing myself to dismantle the machine, and the system that supports it, before it devours the planet, my home.

The arrogance of the ignorant

Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.

Transitioning to Sustainable Development Goals for Water

In dryland areas, falling groundwater levels may be causing working handpumps and borewells to go dry, requiring large capital expenditure.

Preparing ourselves for a future when the children want one...

My young friend, we have learnt a few deep lessons for tomorrow ... we will join you and share with you these lessons.

The only Disability may be bad attitude

Unfortunately, Prime Minister Modi is not alone in using terms that turn various disabilities into slurs

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