Ecology is for the People
Democracy is - citizens governing the country at all levels, most importantly in our gram sabhas and ward sabhas.
Phasepardhis, from Hunters to Keepers: Journey of Transformation
Phasepardhis, an adivasi community, use their traditional knowledge to regenerate grasslands and support its wildlife, enhancing livelihoods
'Phasepardhi's and the Lesser Florican
A hunting tribe is now protecting birds, regenerating grasslands and ensuring dignified livelihoods for themselves
Reforesting the hillsides of the Himalayas
Alaap has taken on a mountain of a challenge - restoring Himalayan native forests, involving community and engaging with government
On rights, the Congress manifesto scores over the BJP
An alternative approach to well being ... would democratise the economy, promote healthy living and respect rights of nature too.
Legacies crucial for the commons
They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.
A new Chipko in Odisha
"We, the women of Balarampur, are determined not to let anybody touch our trees" says Chaturi Sahu of Balarampur village, Dhenkanal
The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls
The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...
Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj
On an average, around one hundred people worked daily for around one and a half years to dig the canal through the mountain.