Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
A Kerala Botanist's Affair With an Unlikely 17th Century Book
Of all the plants of Malabar, what is it that “if applied on the left toe improves the clarity of vision in the right eye”?
Under Modi, India Has Witnessed an Unprecedented Chomping of the Earth
The natural environment is the daily lifeline of ... forest-dwellers, fishers, farmers, craftspersons, pastoralists, urban poor.
What cities must do to stay sustainable and resilient
Citizens’ campaigns in large cities are pushing their governments to bring together the questions of urban infrastructure, ecology and governance.
Delhi's social Butterflies: Why the city's citizen scientists are counting butterflies in crowded residential areas
They flutter like eyelashes, dip like fish, or float languidly in an undulating rhythm that is mesmerising to watch, like ripples on a lake.
Cross-border environmentalism and the future of South Asia
"When will New Delhi rise to connect the dots between representative democracy and ecological sanity?"
Two conservation communities from northeast India win biodiversity awards
The realisation that the community-controlled forest was home to many endemic species helped ... provide protection to all species here.
Why are women neglected as conservers of biodiversity?
A keen and nuanced understanding of the role of women is needed for integration of women into the planning and decision making processes.