How Bidar beat back the drought
As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.
Of the students, by the students, for the students
Their clarity of thought, sensitivity towards others and the ability to look inwards were rare and presented a hope for a positively different soci...
Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom
The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.
A Family Wedding as a creative project
It was a reminder of times spent together in fruitful leisurely production, re-visioning a shared living space, a fundamental experience of community
Schoolchildren turn wetland warriors
The group has already collected about 3,000 signatures in two phases, besides engaging fellow students in discussions on the campaign.
Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies
Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.
Assam activist receives Green Oscar for conservation of endangered stork species
The bird has now been embedded into the local culture have also succeeded, with the hargila motif finding its way into local handloom products
Ancient Gond wells yield water all year
An underground stream collects water from a stream located about 15 kilometres away in this ancient well, which serves the needs of the village.
How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times
The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.