Indian tribe revives heirloom seeds for health and climate security
“The soil is us. We live in these hills as one entity, and that is most important.”
Bhimshankar village makes the most of nature’s trail
While promoting ecotourism, the villagers try to maintain a balance between conservation, livelihood and convenience
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.
Under Modi, India Has Witnessed an Unprecedented Chomping of the Earth
The natural environment is the daily lifeline of ... forest-dwellers, fishers, farmers, craftspersons, pastoralists, urban poor.
आदिवासियों की उम्मीद है आधारशिला (in Hindi)
यहां हाथ से काम करने, आसपास के परिवेश और समाज से सीखने पर जोर दिया जाता है
Traditional knowledge of a north-east community holds answers to the misunderstood practice of shifting cultivation
Adis know what kind of crops take up what kind of nutrients and how it affects other crops
Festival of Uncultivated Food: Weeding out the myths
Edible plants and crops which we ignoramuses tend to dismiss as weeds, are plants that grow without their seeds being sown and alongside other crops.
An alternative school in rural Kerala is teaching tribal children life lessons
Gothrathalam school aims at preventing Dalit and Adivasi students from being isolated
The Centre Cannot Hold: How GN Devy challenges our concept of knowledge
Devy is now at the frontline of the war over knowledge, language and politics.