In 1978, PM Morarji Desai, had given conditional clearance for the construction of a dam, which would have submerged the rain forests.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 13:07
The people of Chennai responded admirably to the crisis in 2015, but the city is still at the risk of flooding if it rains.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 16:26
How localities respond and recover depends on social and economic abilities, and how they improvise systems.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 14:36
“Unless the city’s landscape is resilient, the people cannot be resilient,” says one environmentalist.
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 18:30
Kerala, which tops many development indicators in India, has broken new ground by training elected municipal and village leaders to tackle and mitigate challenges thrown up by climate change.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:35
Sacred groves are forest patches that communities have conserved because of their belief in a divine presence residing in them.
Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 10:42
Critical to the insularity of Kolli Hills communities is their ability to stay reasonably self-sufficient and self-reliant in their food and resource needs.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:04
Somewhere in the God’s own country there are people who are convinced of the need to protect God’s own heritage.
Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:05
The network of sacred groves have an important ecological function - preserving the flow of water in the Kaveri river, and conserving the ecosystem services on the plateau.
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 17:57
The Nilgiris shola forests are key to south India’s water needs, but can we save them?
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 11:19