Author Archive


  • sunset 

      പ്രതീക്ഷ (Malayalam: pratīkṣa; Hope) What might you expect from a story of two men behind prison walls? That perhaps it’s about violence? Is bleak? Even tragic? The Shaw...

  • forest fire 

    ತಾಪ (Kannada: taapa; heat, fire) August was the month of warnings and wildfires. The IPCC released its “most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system” as part of it...

  • river 

    धारा (dhaara; stream) Greetings for a new month! Rain is one of the things that sets a dhaara, a stream, in motion. Record rainfall in July triggered streams and rivers to flood many regio...

  • Monsoons in Goa 

    Petrichor Salud! No, you did not sign up for this. But do stay for a bit. And then some. This is our first monthly digest. We hope to encapsulate our activities and learnings from the last month, h...

  • Farmers plant saplings on their land in Yelachatti village. Four farmers are relying on permaculture principles to grow crops, fruits and fodder on their 12-acre plot. 

    A slow and gradual transformation is unfolding in Yelachatti.  This quiet village on the fringes of Bandipur National Park in the southern Indian state of Karnataka is where a few farmers are turn...