An ancient art is earning modern dividends in Khasi Hills
"Their organic dyes and processing methods have now become an area of study and research for design students”
How to sponge off family and relatives and be appreciated for it
"Between 16 and 40 years of age, to live is to do the things you love with the people you want to be with; whatever you do, don’t get a job."
Avoiding Airpocalypse: It's Time to Move Beyond Quick Fixes and Tackle the Root Cause of Crisis
The fixation on economic growth indicators has blinded our decision-makers to the enormous social and ecological damage such growth causes.
From Crop to Garment: How Sustainable Producers Respect The Cotton Value Chain
Socio-environmental injustices often lead to social movements and activism led by those in the community who are determined to make a change.
When human beings go past language
Ganesh Devy is now focused on studying how long it will be before we move away from speech-based communication.
We are addicted to convenience, and it's a fatal attraction both for us and the planet
Ready-made meals, motorised transport, smartphones make our lives a lot easier, but at what cost?
A silicon tide lifts many boats
Free Software Movement of Karnataka teaches children from the slum how to wield a mouse and use open source software to gain 'whitecollar' skills.
Don’t Migrate to the City, Learn How to Climb a Tree Instead
Nataraju is now engaged full-time in palm climbing. He travels across Tumkur district and is able to save up to Rs. 800-1,000 per day.
‘Whatever they do, project dead, we keep our land’
“You can say the project is as good as dead. Ten years is too long for any business,”