Narmada District

How forest-dwelling communities are braving the pandemic
Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than the local administrations while dealing with a crisis situation. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 2 months ago

The pandemic and lockdown measures have had a drastic impact on a large population of poor and marginalised communities, causing loss of livelihoods and employment, food insecurity and socio-economic distress. While vulnerabilities, atrocities and injustices faced by forest communities due to forest, conservation and economic policies have increased d

The non timber forest products collection season, which is mainly in the months of April to June coincided exactly with the lockdown (Image: CIFOR, Flickr Commons)
NGT quashes environment clearance to 10 irrigation projects in Maharashtra and Karnataka
Policy matters this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 4 months ago

NGT cancels MoEF's go ahead to 10 irrigation projects 

Irrigation Canal taking off from the Bhima Dam (Source: Nvvchar on Wikipedia)
Swachh Bharat Mission: 80% behind target
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 10 months ago

Swachh Bharat seems a distant dream

Ecosan toilet built in a village
United opposition to the 'Statue of Unity'
News this week: 'Statue of Unity' doesn't have environment clearance, smoke from religious ceremonies causing glacier melt and migratory birds celebrate a peaceful Diwali in Coimbatore. ravleen posted 8 years ago

Environment activists unite against the 'Statue of Unity'

Statue of Unity opposed Source: