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The movement towards radical ecological democracy needs to combine the practical and policy-level grassroots work with broader mobilization.
Rapidly disappearing forests are not only a threat to the biodiversity, but spell death knell for the livelihoods of forest dwellers who depend on them for food and survival.
Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than the local administrations while dealing with a crisis situation.
Need to recognise the rights of forest-dwelling and tribal communities over their traditional lands.
In the water sector, the focus on fixing demand and supply is taking us away from the real problem - the unnoticed groundwater dependencies in ever-expanding urban India.
The draft notification is alleged to dilute the process and standards for environmental clearances for industries.
National Water Mission’s campaign aims at creating rainwater harvesting structures in various parts of India.
Maharashtra has been implementing the Gaalmukt Dharan, Gaalyukt Shivar Yojana (GDGS) scheme since 2017. How has it fared and what needs to be done to improve it further?