Bridging urban-rural divide

Cooperative initiatives that involve urban and rural people to solve problems of villages as well as cities, help to bridge the rural-urban divide

Floating gardens for the landless

Bamboo beds with layers of dried water hyacinth, silt, vermicompost and farm yard manure, dry leaves of leguminous plants, etc. float on the water...

Dhrubajyoti Ghosh: The Intrepid Ecologist and his ‘laboratory of survival’

“We count the number of millionaires, but not the millions of pickers who are active in our nation’s backyards.”

An Incredible Story of a Family That Made a Forest, an Eco-Village and Lives Medicine-Free

Going back to nature also means giving up the illogical ways of modern medicine, for Dr Pravin Chordia.

Sanitarily yours...

At a school in Kanchipuram, teachers and students harvest manure from dry composting toilets, thus paying possibly the best tribute to Gandhi

Once homeless, Mumbai heroes revolutionise shoe industry

Two young men launch a company that wants to ensure that no Indian walks barefoot

टाकाऊ वस्तूंमधून फर्निचरची निर्मिती (in Marathi)

गाड्यांच्या बाद झालेल्या टायरांपासून टिकाऊ फऱ्निचरची निऱ्मिती करणाऱ्या अनू टंडन वियेरं ह्यांच्याविषयीचा लेख

From experiment to craft to industry: Upcycling India’s household waste

Egg crate forms were crafted into small decorative flowers and converted into lights for festivals, generating income for trained, underprivileged ...

Rooftop rainwater harvesting at Chhattisgarh school reduces absenteeism

The villagers now have access to clean and safe drinking water, and are also not dealing as much with scarcity.

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