With nature for company
Merging traditional way of understanding weather with science and technology can augment adaptation to climate change too.
Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’
The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.
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.
Towards an Ethics of Permanence
We must recognise that we human beings are not in any sense apart from nature, not observers of nature but participants or actors in its cosmic dra...
The Music of Everything
I would ask the twelve-year-olds to come back (from forest walks) with a call, or a sound, and we would do a round of grunts, cheepings and squawks.
We are addicted to convenience, and it's a fatal attraction both for us and the planet
Ready-made meals, motorised transport, smartphones make our lives a lot easier, but at what cost?
Aesth-ethics: towards blending ecology, justice, and art
Art could become a significant medium for not only protest, but to explore the potential of visioning a different world, and a space for creation ...
The Last Builder of Naulas in Chatola, Nainital
Constructing naulas, small structures that house springs in Uttarakhand, requires an intimate knowledge of many sciences.
The nature of belief (in Lepcha language)
As hunger for growth and energy threatens a community of nature worshippers, they point to a different path towards development