The Peoples’ Biodiversity Register, meant to empower local communities, is leaving them out

"The preparation of PBRs by consultants defeats the whole purpose of having this register. Local people are central...”

Walking The World without phone and money

The two are walking 1400 km from Pondicherry to Mumbai. The walks through the villages are filled with food, fun and conversations.

The barefoot hydrogeologists of the Himalayan regions

"I have seen the fracture when we built the naula" said Chachaji. He then proceeded to add details to the rough sketch on the board.

Resistance Is Fertile – The Emerging Alternative Political Discourse in the Indian Parliamentary Elections

People and communities need empowerment to govern and manage their lives, and also to make the state accountable & transparent.

Smartphones to map invasive plants in Tamil Nadu

Maps of vegetation are scientifically compiled from contributions by students who get to understand adverse impacts of invasive plants.

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.

Kashmiri Pandit, Muslim Artists Come Together to Promote Harmony Through Their Work

Unique exhibition aimed at promoting the ideas of harmony and togetherness through the medium of art

A restaurant on the India-Pakistan border is building bridges between the nations with food and art

Order daal makhani, chicken tikkas and aloo paranthas, or bakarkhani rotis, chapli kebabs and miyanji ki dal made from Lahori recipes.

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