Tag Archive: India

Is The World Ready For Climate Migrants?

Last month, the pictures of Rohingya Muslims struggling at sea were some of the most tragic and unsettling images to hit the world. With their bodies wasting away and despair in their eyes,… Continue reading

Is Australia irresponsibly resourcing development in Asia?

Australian resource markets play an integral role developing the Asian energy market. Mineral exports undoubtedly drive Australia’s economy. Over %30 of Australian exports in 2012 comprised of coal, compromising Australia’s international environment leadership.Complementing… Continue reading

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

A Crowd-funded Children’s Book that Tackles Homophobia in Pakistan

‘My Chacha is Gay’ The LGBTQ rights movement has turned to good account this month with the launch of UN’s Bollywood inspired video promoting gay rights in India. Meanwhile in the neighbouring country… 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

The state of India’s forests on International Day of Forests

Even as the older generations of Indians worry about the gradual disappearance of the House Sparrows, Parrots and Vultures from the urban skies, a recent global study – Great Backyard Bird Count has… Continue reading