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Kutch's Water Champions In The Making

Local youth, with some amount of training and support, can implement solutions for the community if they understand and manage local water problems.

Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches

A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk

Meet the solar sisters

With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.

The power-full people you don’t know about

For the past seven months, N K Bhat hasn't paid a penny to the Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company. "Instead I get paid about Rs 2,000 a month,"

Assam activist receives Green Oscar for conservation of endangered stork species

The bird has now been embedded into the local culture have also succeeded, with the hargila motif finding its way into local handloom products

Udaipur’s Gati Gaum Becomes Rajasthan’s First Internationally Certified Organic Village

Most credit must go to Gati’s residents who have always protected their fields from agro-chem pollution as part of their native traditions.

Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies

Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.

Ancient Gond wells yield water all year

An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.

How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times

The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.

Grandmother of the jungle: This Kerala tribal woman can prepare 500 medicines from memory

Hundreds trek to the forests in Thiruvananthapuram district to get treated by Lakshmikutty who offers herbal treatment for poisoning

Tamil Nadu farmers fight drought with organic farming

Traditional crops have medicinal value, are well-suited to the local soil conditions and can survive drought

Hyderabad’s Human Library

This ingenious project celebrates knowledge sharing and treats human beings as books, you can even borrow one for 20-30 minutes

Schoolchildren turn wetland warriors

The group has already collected about 3,000 signatures in two phases, besides engaging fellow students in discussions on the campaign.

A for alternative, E for environment

EVS or environmental studies class found the older students inspecting a bund in the elevated parts of the campus. The rains were around the corner.

Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies

Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.

How a CA and Lecturer Duo Are Now Transforming This Karnataka Village by Helping Farmers

What started as a family’s aspiration towards a rustic homestead has gradually evolved into a community farming initiative in a village.

Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative

This cooperative has pioneered democratic workplace organization and egalitarian redistribution, even in the context of a highly competitive sector.

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

Schoolchildren turn wetland warriors

The group has already collected about 3,000 signatures in two phases, besides engaging fellow students in discussions on the campaign.

Bend it like bamboo: Meet the Hyderabad couple building eco-friendly houses with the plant

The bamboo houses that Bamboo House India makes cost around Rs 2.5 lakh and come with all amenities. The house will last for at least 30 years

How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times

The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.

Women artisans of Thar Desert overcome adversity through embroidery

Undeterred by displacement and resettled in the unforgiving Thar Desert, women now have used their skills of traditional embroidery to earn a livel...

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