Why parents are choosing to unschool their children
"School was not a healthy place to spend one’s childhood in ... sitting quietly, being obedient are not things that children should be doing."
Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma
Learning how to measure their land, mark boundaries, draw up lists of forest produce and plan secure livelihoods based on these.
What happens at LSUC doesn’t stay at LSUC
"I want better responsiveness. We need to train ourselves to be prepared for uncertainty."
Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds
They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.
Dissolution of traditional Adivasi structures for modernity
"There are a lot of lessons to be learnt from Adivasi communities, which have an equitable structure and provide opportunities for everyone to grow.”
A new tribe of storytellers is using every trick in the book to keep you rapt
How to give children of the digital generation a sense of earth - may be through stories ?
We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze
There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.
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.
Gutter gas fueled tea boosts chaiwala's livelihood
Can a Chai stall be run with Zero expenditure on Energy?