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“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Why career guidance and counselling are essential in a world recovering from COVID-19  


Climate Change and Wellbeing: A PARI and UNDP series

Mapping the voices and lived experiences of ordinary people across India  



Battle of the bugs: on wings of climate change

India is seeing huge declines in native insect species – several of them tied closely to our food security. But it’s hard to get humans viewing insects with the warmth they reserve for, say, furry…  


The Great Coral Grief of Lakshadweep islands

India’s smallest union territory, just 1-2 metres above sea level on average – and where every seventh person is a fisherman – is losing its coral reefs and facing the impact of climate change at…  


Churu: Blowing hot, blowing cold – mainly hot

In June 2019, Churu, Rajasthan, recorded a global high of 51°Celsius. For many here though that was just one milestone in an expanding summer and other odd changes in seasons that clearly point to…  


When Yamuna’s ‘dead fish will be fresher’

Effluents and apathy have reduced Delhi's lifeline to a sewer. Thousands of fish die annually while the Yamuna's original custodians have nowhere to go. It all feeds into and spurs a climate crisis  


The shrinking pomfret of suburban Mumbai

Many in Versova Koliwada have a story to tell of dwindling fish – the reasons range from local-level pollution to global-scale warming. Both have combined to bring the impact of climate change to the…  


Big city, small farmers, and a dying river

City farmers? Yes, sort of – in the national capital, struggling as a choked Yamuna river and the destruction of its floodplains spur the region’s climate crisis and devastates their livelihoods  


Building a home for vaccines in Chhattisgarh

There are few immunization issues more important than the storage and handling of vaccines. Here’s how Balod district in Chhattisgarh became a model vaccine store  

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