Tag Archive: Biodiversity

Teaching Quality in India: Does it Matter?

Based on data collected from teachers and children in 227 public and low-fee charging private schools in Andhra Pradesh, India, a recent study by Young Lives India suggests that teaching quality considerably impacts students learning… Continue reading

It’s June 5 and India’s climate future looks coal-grey

As you celebrate World Environment Day, spare a thought for the gritty environmental fight that Mahan’s forest dwellers are waging against corporate greed for coal According to a study released this week, nine… Continue reading

BJP progressive on Economy, not on Environment

The Bhartiya Janata Party released its much awaited and much delayed manifesto today, promising to boost India’s economy and reiterating its obligation to the cause of Hindutva. The issue of environment has always… Continue reading

A Powerful Story Of How These Villagers Are Taking On Essar For Planning To Mine Their Forests

As Indians gear up for the election battle this year, one can already hear the politicians’ campaigning plans for a better India. The highest priority on this agenda is that for development. Even… Continue reading

Indian Farmers Protest for Seed Sovereignty on Quit India Day

This year marks the 71st anniversary of the Quit India movement which called for civil disobedience to meet independence from the British rule in 1942. On the eve of Quit India day on… Continue reading

Protecting Indonesia’s forests is a global responsibility.

Kwatisore is a tiny coastal hamlet in Papua, Indonesia, famous for the fragrant bark of Gaharu and Moso’oi trees that grow here. For the people of Kwatisore, the business from the trees is… Continue reading