India’s sustainable energy superheroes shine at the Ashden Awards

The Ashden Awards are a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy and winners receive tailored support

Peeling away traditional Rajasthani cooking

On using peels, seeds, pits and even watermelon rinds to make dishes ranging from subzi (cooked vegetable) to fried snacks.

Facing the future of development

These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.

Lifeline for People, Forest, Land and Animals: Local River Bandai Revived

The Bandai River is now full of water. The villagers have water for irrigation and groundwater level has also come up. Drinking water crisis is ending

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.

Go local, be water secure

With committed citizen groups working with the local government it is possible to preserve heritage and be water sufficient.

पत्थरों में नक्काशी (In Hindi)

रेगिस्तान के पत्थरों में प्राण फूँकता एक उद्यान

A Common Right: Defending Communal Forests in India

One of the village leaders shares the story of how they were able to protect their lands and secure the future of their community.

People of Poi Tanda vs the Grim Reaper

In drought-hit Marathwada, where death looms large, Poi Tanda, a nondescript hamlet in Beed, is winning the fight.

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