Knowledge and Media

Knowledge and media as empowering and enabling tools for equity and sustainability

This section features stories of use of knowledge as an empowering and enabling tool for a more equitable and ecologically sustainable world. This includes: Initiatives that encourage cross-fertilisation between ideas, promotes information exchange and transcends boundaries between modern and traditional, formal and informal, and urban and rural spheres of knowledge; Initiatives that make information access free, or easier in places usually neglected, considered ‘remote’ or disconnected; Initiatives to make knowledge part of the ‘commons’ rather than a commodity, privately owned or controlled; Also initiatives that promote an alternative media that raises questions ignored or deliberately allowed to remain hidden in the mainstream media, and innovative use of media to communicate enabling information.

Vikalp Sutra: Covid-19 Relief Resources

To help groups get donations, find collaborations as well as information, education and communication materials

Give indigenous people their rights to tackle climate change: Archana Soreng

The youth advisor to the UN Secretary-General speaks on nature-based solutions at Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit

The Field of Learning

Children and young people have extraordinary agency, intelligence, and the capacity to relentlessly question.

Traversing Climate Change

The relationship between the herd and the shepherd is one of mutual dependency; the herd is the herders' family.

Telling Stories, Creating Change

For Uttarakhand youth - a platform to engage mountain communities in ecological conservation

D Litt degrees conferred upon Devaji Tofa & Sunil Deshpande

Long overdue recognition for practitioners of traditional knowledge and alternative learning models.

Ten years of efloraofindia

One of the biggest non-commercial citizen science efforts in the world.

Kolkata Has The World’s First Tram Library

Passes by 30 educational institutions; book launches, book reading sessions and literature festivals are on the cards

Corporate competition and Covid-19: Faizabad’s Hindi newspaper ‘Jan Morcha’ is fighting both

“We may make mistakes but we don’t do deals and suppress news,” he said.