Earth Day In A Covid-19 Hit World

Earth Day In A Covid-19 Hit World

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Earth Day came to be celebrated on April 22nd every year following a massive oil spill off the coast of California in 1969 that pushed many environmentalists to fight against environmental degradation.
Songs Of Ditty: Musical Environmentalism By Aditi Veena

Songs Of Ditty: Musical Environmentalism By Aditi Veena

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Aditi Veena aka Ditty is a unique voice in India’s music sphere. Her performances are influenced by issues like climate change and gender inequality.
Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

Ecofeminism And COVID-19: Prejudices Of A Hindu Brahminical Society

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The eco-conscious health responses to the COVID-19 outbreak in India have revealed the heterosexist, racial, ageist, casteist, and classist prejudices of an overt Hindu-Brahminical society. The idea of environmentalism driven by capitalism, nationalism, and cultural imperialism exploit marginalised humans, animals, and nature alike. Therefore, the discussions around epidemics, animal welfare, and climate change must be nothing but ecofeminist.
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Niyamgiri Movement: Questioning The Narrative Of Developmental Politics

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The Niyamgiri Movement is a grassroots people’s movement against exploitative corporation. It is a tale of resistance against neo-colonialism, nation-building, cultural discrimination and environmental racism.
What Coronavirus Epidemic Should Teach Us About The Water Crisis

What Coronavirus Pandemic Should Teach Us About The Water Crisis

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The government needs to use social media and television platforms as it has done today in the grips of COVID 19. We need to prepare our population to conserve water on the same war footing to resist water crisis.
Fisherwomen In Kerala And Their Discontentment With Globalisation

Fisherwomen In Kerala And Their Discontentment With Globalisation

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It was the fisherwomen who sold the catch the men brought in at markets. A fall in fish stocks meant that they would have to procure the produce from elsewhere, deal with the cooperatives, and resist manipulative moneylenders.
Need, Not Greed - What Modi Isn't Telling Us About Climate Change

Need, Not Greed – What Modi Isn’t Telling Us About Climate Change

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What India needs is not only a commitment to work towards reducing its carbon footprints and pollution levels, but also coming up with proper policies that can mitigate losses during disasters.
Water Crisis

Why Women Bear The Burden Of India’s Water Crisis

Women are not just integral to addressing the country's water crisis, they are probably the only ones who can do it—at scale.
What My Sister’s Wardrobe Taught Me About Ethical Consumption

What My Sister’s Wardrobe Taught Me About Ethical Consumption

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But, in such a skewed system of fast fashion trends, if at all ethical consumption is possible then how and where does it begin?
The Ugly Truths Of Fast Fashion And My Journey With Ecofeminism

The Ugly Truths Of Fast Fashion And My Journey With Ecofeminism

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Fast fashion is an ecofeminist issue. We need to act now to save our planet. Planting trees, adopting a vegan lifestyle and ditching plastic cutlery isn’t the only way.

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Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

Scrapping For Glitter: The Dark Side Of The Cosmetic Industry

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Mica is used in eyeshades, lipsticks, mascara, nail polish, blush and many such cosmetic products. 60% of the high-quality mica that goes into the cosmetic industry is sourced from India and most of it comes from scrap mining.
The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam's Women Weavers

The Impact Of Covid-19 On Assam’s Women Weavers

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In a world that is marred with COVID-19, India has been in a lockdown and the practice of physical distancing is in practice. This has severely impacted these women weavers who have lost their livelihood and space of solidarity.
Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.