Articles by Sibi Arasu
The Kadar tribe of Kerala claimed and utilized FRA provisions to acquire control of 400 sq kms of forest area. In the process, they also managed to stall a destructive dam from being built.
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 16:02
Is the forest and wildlife protected better with its people co-existing inside, or do they have to be evicted?
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 13:54
While the FRA is not implemented at all across Tamil Nadu, the fact that the law exists seems to offer solace to the adivasis and other forest dwellers.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 08:35
Over a decade since the Forest Rights Act was passed, the total progress made in Tamil Nadu equals to exactly zero.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 00:30
The world’s largest bird of prey, the cinereous vulture, which rarely comes below central India was spotted inside the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve last week.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 15:47
The man who listens to trees: Meet the botanist who helped Karnataka's Soligas secure their livelihood
For more than two decades now, Professor R Ganesan and his colleagues have been trying to hear what the flora of India’s southern mountains are saying.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:44