The Peoples’ Biodiversity Register, meant to empower local communities, is leaving them out
"The preparation of PBRs by consultants defeats the whole purpose of having this register. Local people are central...”
HOW FOREST-DWELLING COMMUNITIES ARE BRAVING THE PANDEMIC
Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than local administrations while dealing with a crisis
Elephants at the Door, Masks at the Market
The health of every single living creature on the planet becomes vital to the survival of human beings or The forest must be preserved for the an...
How a restoration project in Karnataka is helping revive ecology, community livelihood
... a powerful livelihood alternative, a win-win for the forest-dependent communities and the ecology of the area
Uttarakhand’s draft ecotourism policy could threaten biodiversity
This draft policy is framed in a way that it leaves almost all the power with bureaucrats
Meet the Indian Scientist Who Gave the Greater Adjutant Stork an Image Makeover
A community event marks the storks’ breeding season - it’s a baby shower for Greater Adjutants
Can the coronavirus save the planet?
Across the globe today there is a re-birth of radical democracy, often led by women or by youth