Kashmir’s carpets are famous worldwide but its trade is going through a crisis. Fewer takers for “expensive” traditional carpets and the availability of cheap machine-made carpets are to be blamed
Bihar’s Madhubani paintings are famous across the globe. But, this art-form is facing threats from middlemen. And the government has failed to help the artisans from getting exploited
Frustrated by the lack of action, young people and activists challenged rich industrialised nations to pay up for climate damages
The day COP25 kicked off in Madrid, the UN climate chief reminded not enough has been done to tackle the growing carbon emissions and climate change
Delay in warning and lack of communication lead to hundreds of fishers in Tamil Nadu and Kerala to go missing in Ockhi cyclone. Bodies of some dead fishers were found. Many are still ‘missing’.
About 5-6 villages, nestled about 150 km away from Jammu amid the mountains in Udhampur district, have been growing apples for 4-5 decades. But, they have been using the produce only for local consumption. That is now changing
Researchers and activists working with the tribals and other forest-dwelling communities pooh-pooh Union environment ministry’s recent data on encroachment on the forest land. Unless the Forest Rights Act of 2006 is implemented in both letter and spirit, encroachment will remain a contentious issue.
The story of how women are facing the impact of climate change in the Sundarbans. Alone.
Kullu in Himachal is identified as highly prone to floods. But, the Centre is yet to release required funds for an early warning system. Rising heat, reduced winter chill have wiped off many apple orchards
Tying pregnant women to cots and carrying them to the nearest health centre, lack of sterilised delivery sets and neonatal resuscitation kits, missing mobile medical units and vacant health posts in rural areas. A Gaon Connection report on how villagers in rural parts of the hill state struggle for basic healthcare