Abundant, nutritious and tasty. Yet, traditional desert food is gradually losing out to commercially grown crops

In India, there has been a cautious move towards handing over control of natural resources to local communities

There is more to neem than fighting a patent

The meanings of the word

A good society knows how to clean its rubbish. But instead of setting an example for the world through its traditional handling of human excreta, Japan is following unsustainable Western models of sewage treatment

India needs to have a hard look at the sources of all its varied traditional knowledge and how to protect them

despite the government's claims of the country being a centre of megadiversity with immense traditional knowledge of its use, little has been done to nurture both. Yet another board has been

Misguided conservation efforts are leading to depletion of biodiversity and exploitation of poor people

After the ban on grazing, the Valley of Flowers has turned into a jungle of weeds

A mutual lack of trust and understanding between forest officials and wildlife scientists may be responsible for the mismanagement of India s protected areas