Kondh Ingenuity: An Unsentimental Reverence to Nature
In the month of April, at the Bihan Parab festival, people come together to share seeds for the upcoming cultivation cycle, ensuring equity.
When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.
The arrogance of the ignorant
Forests inhabited by Adivasis are some of the best conserved in the subcontinent ... and ‘indigenous knowledge’ is invaluable.
Their Will, Their Way
Pune citizens come together to save their water resources, show ways to use water sustainably.
How an army of women in Vellore resurrected a river that once served as their lifeline
A small team of women build 600 wells to revive a dead river!
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.
पर्यायी जीवन (in Marathi)
शिक्षण सम्यक् दृष्टीवर आधारलेले हवे; व्यवसाय, नोकऱ्या, संशोधन हे मुख्यतः जैवविविधतेचे, निसर्गाचे संरक्षण, संवर्धन यांतून प्राप्त झाल्या पाहिजेत...
The indigenous doctors and Healers of Chhattisgarh
Knowledge and a respect for ecology still enables the local traditional healers to ensure immense faith and following by Chhattisgarh folk.
‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency
As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.