environmental activism
India’s Youth Have a Right and Duty to Resist and Create; Elders Need to Enable This or Get Out of the Way

Enable the flourishing of the youth’s own agency, be available for guiding, give them a sense of history, facilitate a range of options

Making Informed Choices, Bleeding Clean

How conversations around sustainable menstruation were enabled in Kerala

A citizen’s movement to protect wetlands emerges in Jammu and Kashmir

"... strategies on which catchment area is more yielding, how to remove weeds in springs, how to handle solid waste management in our wetlands etc.,”

Stop messing with the environment and people’s rights!

There is serious inequality in who causes the problem and who is most badly affected, a situation of grave ecological injustice

Uttarakhand’s draft ecotourism policy could threaten biodiversity

This draft policy is framed in a way that it leaves almost all the power with bureaucrats

Children make art to save Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Children across cities protest against the denotification of Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, during the lockdown, by making art

An Art-storm for the Northeast Forests

Students of Northeast India stage huge protests against environmental clearances given during lockdown, with a deluge of artwork on social media.

Not Green, but Greenwash

A lasting technological solution to ecological challenges leads to the next generation of ecological problems.

Hashtags and Human Chains, Mumbai’s Youth Join Forces for Aarey

Citizens from all walks of life have joined forces with Adivasi residents to protest, forming relationships between the two different groups.