In a First, a City Frees a River Using Funds Meant To Concretise It

The best way to mitigate flood damage (by rivers) is to let (their) floodplains be(!)

Ecology is for the People

Democracy is - citizens governing the country at all levels, most importantly in our gram sabhas and ward sabhas.

In Gorakhpur, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

Better agricultural productivity and livelihoods meant that farmers would not feel pressured to sell their land to developers.

How mangrove nurseries are changing the lives of Odisha women & the forest around them

Mangrove forests act as natural bio-shields against the tidal surges of severe storms and protect the life and property of…

Darjeeling Himalayas gets a people-centric early warning system for landslides

All it takes for the system to work is a tipping bucket rain gauge, a rainfall threshold chart, whistle, mobile…

Rural women have resilience to cope with climate risks: study

“We found that knowledge networks of women contribute immensely to tide over the adverse effect of the risk episodes..."

Towards an Ethics of Permanence

We must recognise that we human beings are not in any sense apart from nature, not observers of nature but…

Goodwill gestures?

Everyone wants to help victims of natural calamities. But the best help for those who survive is respect. And a…

Farmers Must Get Coverage for Lost Crops

If an individual house can be insured against a natural disaster, why can’t an individual crop field be insured in…

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