The New Scientific Revolution
The Citizen Science movement in India is re-envisioning scientific endeavour, public literacy, and participation.
A wagtail on shared space, birdwatching and hope
'Wagtails feed on insects and protect our ecosystem' say the local children, who now observe birds and make checklists.
Nagaland Students Setup Mini Hydropower Plant, Power Highway Street Lights
“Project Brighter Khuzama is wholly funded by like-minded locals and not by any governmental organisations."
The Peoples’ Biodiversity Register, meant to empower local communities, is leaving them out
"The preparation of PBRs by consultants defeats the whole purpose of having this register. Local people are central...”
This town in Kerala has set its sights on becoming India’s first carbon-neutral panchayat
We tried to find out how much greenhouse gases are being emitted within the panchayat boundaries.
The barefoot hydrogeologists of the Himalayan regions
"I have seen the fracture when we built the naula" said Chachaji. He then proceeded to add details to the rough sketch on the board.
Indian farmers tap old and new knowledge to cope with erratic monsoons
Farmers are turning to weather data and organic fertilisers to withstand droughts and floods, while shunning hybrid seeds and cash crops
Unique school in Assam accepts plastic waste as school fees!
... to create a curriculum that would fit the students’ aspirations, enabling them and their families to build a better tomorrow.