‘Chhu-med’- No Water and the ‘imaginary of hope’: Living in-between Climate Change and Adaptation, Development and Sustainability, Apathy and Hope.
How communities in Ladakh survive an intense water crisis despite institutional apathy and critical climate change, by coming together through a culture’s ‘Imaginary of Hope’.
Huts of knowledge: These tribal women in Odisha teach their next generation about forests through ‘kutir’ meetings
Apart from sharing traditional knowledge, the women at these meetings also spread awareness on ownership rights
When the Forest is our Garden, the garden also becomes a place for Conflict (of Interests)
Community mobilisation under the Tribal Yuva Sangathan: Fight for rights under FRA and CFRR, Conservation & revival of traditional practices, Creation of educational spaces
A reflection on the prospects and potential for communities and their natural resources in the light of their own traditions, inner character and the forces impinging upon them.
हिम तेंदुआ को कैसे बचाते हैं लद्दाखी? (In Hindi)
लद्दाख मेंं हिम तेंदुआ व वन्य जीवों को बचाने के साथ आजीविका की रक्षा भी हुई है। बढ़ते पर्यटन के दौर में बिना पर्यावरण के नुकसान के जवाबदेह व समावेशी पर्यटन की राह भी दिखाई है।
Meet the Water Warrior, Laxman Singh, Who Invented a New Method of Water Conservation
"The Chauka system is designed to hold a nine-inch water level, spread over a field. The moisture is reused by draining, to plant forests or to grow crops,”