Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra
Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots
A warning note
A song that is an ultimatum to the authorities that the community will protect what is rightfully theirs
A Kerala Botanist's Affair With an Unlikely 17th Century Book
Of all the plants of Malabar, what is it that “if applied on the left toe improves the clarity of vision in the right eye”?
Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power
Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.
Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
Mesar Van Kautik, a unique Himalayan forest festival
Traditional Festival to celebrate the nature-culture links and to bring attention to the need to reverse ecological degradation
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
पत्थरगढ़ी से खिलवाड़ न करें (in Hindi)
भारतीय संविधान द्वारा प्रदत्त आदिवासियों को मिले अधिकारों को लिखा जा रहा है, जिसमें आपत्तिजनक कुछ भी नहीं, लेकिन...