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Crafting the Future

The revival of craft, food and agriculture traditions in Nagaland, is leading to stronger livelihoods, women's empowerment, and conservation of biodiversity.

Not a token in your hands (Poem)

This is a poem written from the point of the view of the Nicobar Megapode - a threatened bird endemic to the island and the Shompen and the Great Nicobarese.

Indigenous traditions honour muggers amidst modern challenges

Maange Thapnee ritual plays a pivotal role in shaping villagers’ perceptions of muggers, fostering a culture of tolerance towards these creatures.

Korchi: Towards Adivasi Self-Governance

They strive for environmental conservation, cultural identity, and gender equality, forging a path towards a sustainable future, through collective activism.

IS RECYCLING CLAY THE SOLUTION?: The ecological impact of materials used in the Ganesh Chaturthi festival and a comparative review of various alternatives 

The shift from a temporary idol to a permanent idol is the final and ideal change that would ensure that there is no impact through immersion whatsoever.

Walking along the Indus

Our existential challenge is how we can nurture ethics of care and bring  discourse that can alter the way we see the rest of nature.

Churning The Earth

Ordinary people constructing alternatives like sustainable farming, community-led ecotourism and conservation, revival of crafts, activity-based learning, decentralised water harvesting, local governance and direct democracy.

TOWARDS SECURING HIMALAYA FROM DISASTERS: A DEMAND CHARTER PEOPLE FOR HIMALAYA CAMPAIGN, 2024

In solidarity for the wellbeing and sustenance of our Himalayan natural heritage - glaciers, rivers, alpine pastures, forests and lands and diverse inhabitants whose identity and survival depend on the Himalaya.

Alternative Developmental Paths in the Western Himalayas

At the core of all these is the motivation to ensure overall happiness of communities, which cannot be ensured solely through economic well-being.