Vembanad’s fishing community protects their fish with sanctuaries

To protect the fish resources, the traditional fishing community of Vembanad Lake has started constructing fish sanctuaries in the lake

How Thousands of Children in Pune Prevented Over 50 Tonnes of Plastic from Reaching the Sea

Most children, seeing images of marine life and birds choked to death on plastic, connect human practices and the destruction of creatures.

This Indian student’s video on climate change won a global competition

Adarsh Prathap underlines the importance of mangroves and shows how their conservation can save thousands of lives

A waste management model for small towns

Vengurla towns in coastal Maharashtra generates revenue out of waste - Rs 1.5 lakh /month from processing 7 tonnes waste generated per day.

Sustainable Solutions for the Urban Environment

Reduce resource use and change lifestyles to ensure that the use of all resources is within the sustainable limits of natural ecosystems.

How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of forest land.

Holy hill gets its groves back

Snakes, lizards and freshwater turtles, and amphibians, etc. point to the rapid and thriving regeneration of the hill’s ecosystem.

Open Letter to Satguru (and other “Hurry Babas”)

I would have worked with all the people who are already working on/for rivers, water issues and so on for a dialogue - and test the proposal.

Comments on National Energy Policy

Energy sector should be democratised, with policy-making, decisions, management, etc. in the hands of the people along with state institutions.

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