Perumbakkam way- Community efforts towards climate resilience
Helping community members bounce back from difficulties and improve their capacity to face risks, environmental or otherwise.
What if we designed homes to stay cool?
Ways in which residential buildings can be made cooler – a set of techniques called ‘passive design’ because they do not require the expending of energy for cooling.
Confluence of Academia and Traditional Knowledge Systems: Towards Climate Resilient Agriculture
The macro and micro-systems of nature work in tandem to survive. Their role in climate change resilience is paramount. Sreeja works to ensure that all community voices are heard, all-natural parts are valued and sustainability is defined in one’s own context.
Western Architecture is Making India’s Heatwaves Worse
To keep the heat out: Careful orientation and overhanging roofs and walls to shade buildings from heat, and central courtyards for ventilation
Reviving the Traditional Millet Based Bio-Diverse Agricultural System in Phek District, Nagaland
A case study supported by Oakland Institute. NEN has been working with the farmers, especially women farmers and mobilizing villages in Nagaland to revive the traditional millet-based agroecology.
Balkrishna Doshi honoured with the Royal Gold Medal 2022, the world’s highest honour for architecture
Despite the availability of divergent technology, he remained closely connected with the local climate, and new and old crafts in the 20th century.
पर्यावरण-स्नेही प्राकृतिक खेती (in Hindi)
प्राकृतिक खेती, एक टिकाऊ जीवन पद्धति है, जिससे अनाज, फल, सब्जियां, ईंधन,चारा तो मिलता ही है, मिट्टी-पानी व जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी हो रहा है।
Pastoralism is the future
Itinerant pastoralists specialize in making sustainable use of highly variable environments to produce food.
In India, forest rights means forest conservation
CFR rights enable successful ecological restoration of forests, biodiversity conservation and food and livelihood security.