India should use the opportunities available in clean energy sector to address the issue of unemployment. Owing to the availability of clean energy sources, India can also emerge as an exporter of energy in near future. It will help making India self-sufficient in many senses.Read more
Protecting our green cover is one of the basic ways to mitigate the issue of climate change. Thus, forests and foresters need to be the focus of our attention now.Read more
India has been a victim of misappropriation & biopiracy of our genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge, many of which have been patented in other countries e.g. Neem and Haldi.Read more
The combined effect of riverbank erosion & flooding takes away lives and destroys properties every year in the villages of Bhagwangola II block in Murshidabad, West Bengal. Yet, the devastation is paid the required attention neither by the media nor the disaster management agencies.Read more
Media plays a crucial role in influencing public perception of wildlife. In the coming days, media’s role in portraying human-wildlife interactions in India will play a major role in deciding the fate of the country’s wildlife.Read more
COVID-19 is a global economic and humanitarian crisis that demonstrates the interconnectedness of humankind. It is also an ecological crisis, that has forcefully brought mother nature back in context.Read more
Its time to educate about nature. A child trained in a conservation-oriented philosophy will seek to respect nature in the world he will grow up in and take steps to pass on the heritage to his/her forthcoming generations.
The reverence provided to elements of nature has decreased drastically because of the reduction of dependency and a perceived decrease of benefits to us, the humans.
Linking employment generation schemes in the corona era to meeting our forestry targets could prove to be a game-changer for the nation’s poor in these trying times as well as provide a lifeline to our beleaguered forests.Read more