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.

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