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Climate Change and Wellbeing: A PARI and UNDP series

Mapping the voices and lived experiences of ordinary people across India  


Belated rains, beleaguered farmers in Bhandara

This district in Vidarbha, which for long had adequate water resources, is seeing new rainfall patterns. Now listed as a 'climate hotspot', the changes in Bhandara are bringing uncertainty and losses…  


UNDP @ UNCCD COP 14

A snapshot of UNDP's participation at the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification  


Hailstorms at 43°C wreck farming in Latur

Villagers in Maharashtra’s Latur district are baffled by the heavy and intense hailstorms in summer that have hit them this past decade. Some farmers are giving up on orchards altogether  


'Perhaps we made the mountain god angry'

Nomadic Changpa pastoralists at the high grazing grounds of Ladakh find their yak-related economy in a crisis that is driven by major climatic shifts in their fragile mountainous ecosystems.  


#SECUREspecies

SECURE Himalaya Hackathon on Illegal Trade in Wildlife  


Beating pollution, one plastic bag at a time

How a female waste picker in Mumbai is doing her part to save the environment  


Biodiversity and Food: The Millet Sisters

The International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2019 focuses on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health. These are stories of some of India's biodiversity champions, recognised…  


Meet the Winners: SECURE Himalaya

Announcing the award-winning entries for the national competition for logos, taglines and illustrations  


Cleaning the seas, one dive at a time

How young scuba divers in coastal Maharashtra are bridging the divide between conservation and livelihoods  

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