There are Sarus cranes in my paddy field: changing community perceptions to conserve an endangered bird
"... Farmers allow Sarus cranes to feed and breed in their fields, even though this causes some crop damage,”
Indian Students Mail 20,000 Plastic Food Wrappers Back to Manufacturers
Producers, importers and brand owners — not municipalities — are responsible for collecting plastic waste left by their products.
Ziro gets first wild orchid conservation trail
"Conservation of the forest cover of Talley valley is crucial for maintaining the delicate environmental balance in and around Ziro."
Smartphones to map invasive plants in Tamil Nadu
Maps of vegetation are scientifically compiled from contributions by students who get to understand adverse impacts of invasive plants.
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.