A new plan to popularise solar photovoltaic products has recently been launched in India
Inundated by colonial misconceptions
The sun in your kitchen
Squeezed to the last drop
Who will fill the city's depleting aquifers?
Waste more want more
Delhi is choking on its own sewage
What will work? Investments in future projects? Expensive fresh water? Recycling for industries? Legislations?
Exploiting earthworms for fertilisers
Vermicampost - worm excreta - is emerging as a feasible substitute for chemical fertilisers
Home where the blackbuck roam
The religion of the Bishnoi community in Punjab has protected the blackbuck
Too little of a good thing
The increasing demand for organic food is causing shortages and adulteration
Bills of contention
Two legislations on plant genetic resources have been proposed. But who benefits?
After years of killing his fields with pesticides and fertilisers, a sapota grower rediscovered cultivation without chemicals
Timely practices of mulching, watering and pruning have allowed the Kachares to thrive on "barren" ground
The winter of content
Organisations bring some cheer to India's elderly
The grapes of growth
After setting the trend of grape cultivation in Sangli district, Ganapathyrao Mhetre is all set to introduce organic farming ...
Contacts with young minds
Schoolchildren in Uttar Pradesh delighted themselves collecting leaves and plants for a unique biodiversity competition
The gassing of a village
A petroleum product factory continues to chug out its poison, despite a decade of protests and official ire
No greenhorns here
...in efforts at getting the environmental message across in moving images
Copper unit comes a cropper
Sterlite Industries' proposed copper smelting unit and jetty are a threat to the well-being of the people of Ratnagiri. ...
Literacy on the move
A programme to provide education to the nomadic Gujjars is showing encouraging results and also checking their exploitation
Linking up to stay afloat
People affected by an irrigation project in Rajasthan are not only speaking out collectively against the insensitivity, they are ...
The ups and downs of a science city
During the Raj, science flourished in Calcutta. But the city's fortunes changed drastically because of warped policies
No news is bad news
A dearth of information brought brickbats to the department of wastelands development, which was entrusted the Herculean task of ...
Bark and bite
A whopping 25,000 people formed a human chain in Kerala's Jeerakappara forest to rally against the wanton destruction wrought ...
Counting on origami
The Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes empowers tribals with the knowledge of mathematics