The sustainable sandhai

The sandhai was a watering hole for people of all age groups to mingle and understand the importance and advantages of a more natural lifestyle.

Mumbai sighting of Olive Ridley hatchlings may not be as rare as imagined

It is entirely possible that it is only due to the regular clean-up of this 2.5-km-long beach (since 2015) that the turtles have returned.

Reprogrammed for Rural Life

A techie who traded in the comforts and chaos of the city to turn farmer, on what the transformation involved.

Taking firm root: A cooperative success story off Salem

Member-farmers do not cultivate the same crop; the produce is purchased by the society; and farmers are debt-free.

Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides

Farmers who have reclaimed native seeds as a commons have reduced costs, increased incomes, become debt-free and are not driven to suicide.

Floating gardens for the landless

Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...

With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha

Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.

Eco-Friendly, Low-Cost Farming the Way to Go for Sustainable Food Security

Most participating farmers said that the cost-effective INSAP technology had helped them regain the confidence to continue farming.

The deshi cow milk jinx

The indigenous cattle breed owners - poor farmers, herders and nomadic pastoralists who produce most of the milk - must find it beneficial.

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