Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands

" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"

Peeling away traditional Rajasthani cooking

On using peels, seeds, pits and even watermelon rinds to make dishes ranging from subzi (cooked vegetable) to fried snacks.

A waste management model for small towns

Vengurla towns in coastal Maharashtra generates revenue out of waste - Rs 1.5 lakh /month from processing 7 tonnes waste generated per day.

Sunny balconies and hanging gardens in Goa

Terrace kitchen gardens are slowly making their mark here.

Conserving Sacred Spaces: Kanchendzonga Conservation Committee, Sikkim

Yuksom was the first village in Sikkim to ban the use of bags and bottles made of plastic in 1996. KCC's involvement has been absolutely critical i...

Zero-Waste Community Emerges out of Grassroots Movements

A small-town anti-incinerator effort in Kerala grows into a statewide zero-waste program.

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